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Providence Manager, Sourcing, Non-Medical and Purchased Services in Renton, Washington


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Manager, Sourcing, Non-Medical and Purchased Services to our location in Renton, WA.

We are seeking a Sourcing, Non-Medical and Purchased Services Manager to ensure our core strategy, One Ministry Committed to Excellence, is enhanced along with the overall patient care experience (know me, care for me, ease my way) by delivering a robust foundation of Strategic services, operational and technical support, and the sharing of comprehensive, relevant, and highly specialized supply chain management expertise.

The Sourcing, Non-Medical and Purchased Services Manager is based in the OSCM geographic center of expertise, which is yet to be determined. This position is accountable for the collaborative support of development, integration, implementation, and optimization of the One SCM Strategic Sourcing strategy for non-medical and purchased services which exceed $1 Billion annually. This role works in support of key business and operational stakeholders across Providence, leading, and partnering on OSCM strategic integration efforts; developing and executing strategic plans around Providence-wide Non Medical and Purchased Services initiatives; ensuring a compliant, effective, and streamlined operational OSCM experience for internal business partners.

The position is responsible for initiating and supporting the strategy and resulting contracts for non-medical and purchased services as assigned. This includes promoting cost effectiveness and operational efficiency in contracting, purchasing, and utilization and for performing other duties and responsibilities in support of the programs, activities, and staff of the One Supply Chain Management strategy. Primary responsibilities include: managing strategic supplier relationships with regard to Non Medical and Purchased Services sourcing, developing and implementing specific programs in support of the OSCM strategic plan for Purchased Services, negotiation and administration of agreements for the OSCM and Resource Councils; supporting departmental staff and resources to achieve OSCM and Resource Council contracting goals; coordinating and facilitating resource sharing and consensus building processes and programs in collaboration with Health System administrative, clinical and non clinical staff.

The incumbent performs all duties in a manner that promotes Providence Mission, Core Values, and philosophy. In all aspects, he/she serves as a role model for the Core Values and Mission of the organization.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Under the direction of the Director, Sourcing Non Medical and Purchased Services, Responsible for managing supply, purchased services and non medical contracting exceeding $1 Billion annually.

  • Responsible for managing enterprise, regional and site based contracting in acute and non-acute care ministries as assigned.

  • Responsible for developing and managing vendor relationships with specific emphasis on purchased services and non-medical, price/service negotiations, vendor integrity and ethics in procurement activities.

  • Provide OSCM leadership and group facilitation to Resource Councils in order to achieve strategic goals and initiatives without compromising quality or patient care.

  • Ensure that enterprise sourcing program and resulting contracts operate in accordance with federal and state regulations.

  • Support management of the OSMC strategic plan for purchased services and non medical products under the direction of the Sourcing Director, Non Medical and Purchased Services. Engages in negotiations, monitors contract compliance for purchased services and non-medical contracts.

  • Establish use of contracting analytics for use in sourcing events and maintaining contract compliance.

  • Develop and publish periodic contract compliance reports to key stakeholders.

  • Collaborate with both the System Director, Strategic Sourcing and the Director, Sourcing, Non-Medical and Purchased Services to establish and monitor appropriate contracting policy.

  • Develop implementation strategy for new contracts as assigned. Work closely with Capital Sourcing, Value Analysis, Operations & Logistics, facilities and clinical engineering leadership as appropriate to ensure successful implementations.

  • Interact with VPN Alliance members on contracting participation and compliance.

  • Interact with GPO to strategize on purchased services and develop non-medical contracting strategies and contracts.

  • Collaborate with Facility stakeholders and Leadership to engage appropriate input in contracting initiatives.

  • Apply and enforce procurement practices in accordance with the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) and accounting practices for establishing appropriate inventory management controls in conjunction with established system technical accounting bulletins (TAB) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

  • Link long range visions, concepts and implications to daily work.

  • Position the value proposition of programs and services with senior executives and network members.

  • Travel up to 10-25% of the time, as needed.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or finance or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

  • Minimum of three(3) years of Region or enterprise level strategic sourcing experience in a healthcare setting

  • Minimum of six(6) years total relevant supply chain management experience

  • Minimum of three(3) years in a leadership role or working in a cross functional team.

  • Key experience highlights include: experience creating and successfully executing strategic plans for highly complex issues; healthcare business operations and/or financial management experience in a healthcare setting; experience standardizing complex and disparate processes within a large healthcare organization; experience in process improvement methodology, change management, and operational improvement in complex systems.

  • Proven written and verbal communication skills with executive staff, technical staff, internal and external and customers

  • Must have proven ability to interact at and communicate to all levels of an organization.

  • Organizational, interpersonal, and communications skills and the ability to manage. shifting priorities are critical for success in this position.

  • Must understand the current Providence sourcing structure and history to be successful.

  • Must be successful in gaining consensus in large group operational engagements.

  • Should understand the current information available in all existing systems to acquire appropriate information necessary for success.

  • Must understand the political, financial, and clinical environment which surrounds major players to successful sourcing. This includes Providence and suppliers.

  • Outstanding written and oral communication.

  • Able to rapidly summarize complex information and present to others.

  • Proficiency with the MS-Office suite of products, Outlook, and general Lawson MMIS knowledge.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, Public Administration, or a related field.

  • Enterprise level experience with Purchased Services strategy development and contract management.

About the department you will serve.

Supply Chain Management supports the transformation of quality and affordable care by delivering excellence through a system wide, integrated supply chain that provides strategic leadership and services to customers and caregivers. This team is proud to be the service that fills the caring hands that heal patients.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Non-Clinical Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Washington-Renton

Req ID: 278707