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Director, Procurement

Company: Acadia Healthcare
Location: Franklin
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

This position is responsible for the strategic development, direction, and leadership of specific service lines and categories of spend as assigned. This role works closely and leads a team of professionals including Sourcing Managers, Analysts, and other technical and subject matter experts. A successful candidate will develop a team to become a customer focused, high performing service provider across sourcing support, contracts, buying, supplier screening and onboarding services. The Procurement team is looking for a dynamic Director who will shape the overall direction and guidance for short and long range Capital Plans, connecting business level capital requirements to external performance metrics to ensure contracts are best-in-class while meeting customer needs. The Director of Procurement, is a dynamic and results-driven leader who will direct, develop, and implement the necessary functional and process competencies to plan, source, and purchase products and services. Key activities for this position include, developing category strategies, risk mitigation, market analysis, RFx development, negotiation, planning, competitive price and cost analysis, financial analysis, contract development and supplier management. We are looking for a passionate leader with a track-record of performance. -ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: -

  • Develops and supports the overall vision, strategy, and execution plan for the CAPEX Sourcing function. Achieving deeper alignment with stakeholders to pursue business strategies in innovation, agility and supply reliability. -
  • Negotiate and execute master supply and service contracts and other critical agreements. -
  • Set priorities, remove obstacles for delivering on objectives, and ensure team is focused on providing value-added support that helps deliver strong financial performance -
  • Create the long-term vision for team priorities as well as obtain needed resources to support the business -
  • Champion process improvement initiatives across Acadia's portfolio of businesses -
  • Maintain a high degree of communication, cooperation and coordination with facility leadership, staff, and user departments -
  • Lead a team that will assist/manage Procurement functions, vendor selection and contracting processes for Corporate IT. -
    • Performs other duties as assigned. -STANDARD EXPECTATIONS: -
      • Complies with organizational policies, procedures, performance improvement initiatives and maintains organizational and industry policies regarding confidentiality
      • Develops constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintains them over time -
      • Encourages and builds mutual trust, respect and cooperation among team members -
      • Maintains regular and predictable attendance EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS: -
        • Master's degree in Finance, Supply Chain or Business preferred -
        • Candidate will have at a minimum five (5) years of experience managing various RFx processes and negotiating product and service agreements
        • Strong preference for candidates with sourcing experience in large healthcare organizations
        • Ability to manage national sourcing initiatives and establish clear goals and accountabilities to ensure successful delivery
        • Knowledge of legal terminology and language related to supplier and/or vendor agreements
        • Knowledge of the healthcare supply chain terminology
        • Must have excellent presentation, communication, and project management skills

Keywords: Acadia Healthcare, Franklin , Director, Procurement, Executive , Franklin, Tennessee

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