The Senior Director, Supply Chain has responsibility for the overall strategic direction of Supply Chain and Materials Management for Tenetï¿½s Hospitals and Procurement Center in Michigan, Alabama and Tennessee. The Senior Director works collaboratively with hospitals and physicians to ensure that supplies and equipment are available, with focus on quality and cost for the system. He/she serves as a change agent to ensure implementation/revisions to current processes, contract conversions and procedural changes. The Senior Director has overall management responsibilities that include: supply chain operations, value analysis process, and savings initiative implementation, contract conversions, contract compliance assurance, warehouse, distribution, and other related duties as assigned.
More specifically, the Senior Director, Supply Chain directs the provision of purchasing and materials management services. The Senior Director ensures adequate supplies and materials are available; promotes product standardization to achieve economies of scale; ensures cost effective procurement of supplies and equipment; directs the development of policies for the Materials Resource Management function and ensures compliance with applicable legal and regulatory requirements. The Senior Director also ensures the development of department procedures/protocols and secures system approval as necessary. He/she develops short- to long-range goals and measures for area of responsibility and oversees the assessment of goal attainment. Additionally, the Senior Director has responsibility for developing, seeking approval of, monitoring and ensuring compliance with budget for area of responsibility.
Additional responsibilities include the following:
Establishes goals and objectives that support overall strategic plans of the facilities/Tenet.
Develops and manages the annual department operating and capital budgets.
Directs daily operations of assigned departments.
Directs performance of staff.
Maintains objectivity in decision-making, utilizing facts to support decisions.
Supports the policies and procedures of the health system.
Manages to eliminate boundaries to achieve integrated, efficient and quality service.
Achieves ongoing compliance with all regulatory agencies.
Serves as a resource to employees and customers as demonstrated by visibility and knowledge of issues.
Demonstrates flexibility in response to change; anticipates and responds to problems and risks; and communicates effectively with all levels in the organization and with inter/external customers.
A competitive compensation program will be tailored to the selected candidate. Base salary will be supplemented by a performance bonus and comprehensive, well-rounded benefits program, which includes relocation assistance.
Depending on work location (Texas or Michigan), this could amount to 20-30%.
A Bachelorï¿½s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Supply Chain Management or other related field from an accredited college or university is required. A Masterï¿½s degree in Business Administration, Finance or Accounting is preferred.
Required Background Experience
A minimum of ten years of supply chain management experience with emphasis on finance/cost is required.
Must evidence a very strong understanding of end-to-end supply chain management, including planning, sourcing/purchasing, subcontracting, logistics, engineering, materials management, manufacturing, and distribution.
Must have a track record of assembling and leading strong supply chain teams, with a diverse talent base.
Should have experience in environments characterized by high subcontract content, with program funding and large-scale customization of complex products.
A thorough understanding of information systems, particularly MRP, and knowledge of ERP systems is highly desirable.
Demonstrated experience in achieving supplier rationalization, reduced cycle times, capital and inventory reductions in a complex environment is essential.
Must have experience in improving the engineering/procurement interface, particularly in the area of movement to standard designs and components from excessive unique designs and components.
Must understand modern, contemporary supply chain management and demonstrate the ability to streamline and modernize supply chain processes to support LEAN, Six Sigma, and JIT operations across multiple sites.
A proven track record of success in leading change and achieving competitive advantage is key.
Should have experience with modern business-to-business eBusiness tools and processes.
The ability to maximize revenue potential in a thoughtful manner, cognizant of potential compliance issues.
Capable of working with staff and assisting them in their continued development, as well as enhancing their performance in a supportive team environment.
One who is open to change and new information, adapting behavior and work methods in response to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles. Someone who adjusts rapidly to new situations warranting attention and resolution.
A high orientation to detail with proven analytical and financial skills.
One who encourages open dialogue and delegates authority and accountability comfortably. Demands excellence and monitors outcomes.
The capacity, maturity, stature and communication skills to eventually assume a more senior leadership role in a hospital system.
An individual who has successfully driven initiatives that require coordination from multiple constituencies such as human resources, finance, information systems, etc.
An individual of highest personal and professional integrity, principle and knowledge, earning respect and support when making difficult decisions and choices.
Excellent oral and written presentation skills. Articulate, good conversationalist and possessing a gracious demeanor.
Job: Executive Search
Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan
Facility: Tenet Executive Search
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905020599
About Tenet Executive Search
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.