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Director Strategic Sourcing & Services

Allina Health
Minneapolis, MN 55415

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Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Dept. Name

Supply Chain Management

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Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Allina Health clinics are committed to providing a work environment where passionate people have the knowledge, tools, opportunity and freedom to make a positive difference in the lives of our patients. We want you to be part of our team where each employee contributes to our mission of exceptional primary and specialty care. Allina Health clinics provide primary care, specialty care and urgent care services to people in 41 communities. More than 750 health care practitioners help patients identify health risks, manage chronic illness and find their path to better health.


Req ID: 58681
Role Description and Purpose:

The Director Strategic Sourcing & Services is responsible for the development and execution of the organization’s sourcing strategy, vendor performance management, supply chain contracting, clinical effectiveness and value analysis program and oversees the Strategic Sourcing Services CoE organization. He or she will engage the CoE team with all strategic activities across different areas such as Clinical Areas, Facilities, Clinical Engineering Services (CES), Purchased Services, Pharmacy, Capital, and Corporate Services. The Director will collaborate with senior management and executives to establish short and long-term business objectives for the Strategic and Contracting services.

Principle Duties:

  • Work with VP of Supply Chain, Director Supply Chain Operations and Shared Services Lead to drive a consistent Supply Chain strategy across the organization
  • Define strategy and drive consistency across all strategic sourcing activities
  • Drive enterprise wide stakeholder engagement for clinical and non clinical supply and purchased service initiatives
  • Oversee value analysis activities (e.g., value analysis/product evaluations, special projects, function supply chain plan); partners with clinical effectiveness program/department to set focus on product variation management and use including new product introductions.
  • Oversee the development and quality of RFIs/RFPs to ensure compliance with required policies and procedures, minimize cost of ownership for procured goods and services, review negotiation, and maintain contractual agreements
  • Influence strategic planning process for strategic supplier costs
  • Lead a sophisticated portfolio of value analysis and clinical improvement initiatives for AHS


Bachelor's Degree in business management, supply chain management, or related field required


  • 7+ years of experience in gradually increasing strategic sourcing, and supply chain management roles with a purchasing budget of at least $600 million in a large healthcare system; experience building and leading team of at least 6+ professionals
  • Well-honed negotiation skills and solid contract review ability
  • Strong analytical and business case development skills
  • Ability to facilitate and build relationships with internal customers
  • Domain knowledge of internal business and is reactiveness in working with clients on innovation and on supplier market
  • Experience managing change in an agile work environment

Work Schedule

Monday - Friday

Location/Community Information

Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join.

•Located in Minneapolis
•Population = 380,000
•Service Area = 2,882,245

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

Requisition #

Supply Chain Management


Posted: 2019-10-02 Expires: 2019-11-15

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