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Senior Director, Supply Chain - Dallas, TX or Phoenix, AZ

Tenet Executive Search
Dallas, TX 75201

Dallas, Texas or Phoenix, Arizona.

Reporting Relationships

The Senior Director, Supply Chain reports directly to the Vice President of Supply Chain.

Specific Senior Director Responsibilities

The Senior Director, Supply Chain has responsibility for the overall strategic direction of Supply Chain and Materials Management for Tenet s Hospitals and Procurement Center in Arizona and California. 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.

Other key responsibilities include the following:

General Management:

  • 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 (TX vs. AZ), this could amount to 20-30%



    A Bachelor s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Supply Chain Management or other related field from an accredited college or university is required. A Master s 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 have a track record of assembling and leading strong supply chain teams, with a diverse talent base.

    A thorough understanding of information systems, particularly MRP, and knowledge of ERP systems is highly desirable.

    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.

    A proven track record of success in leading change and achieving competitive advantage is key.

    Professional Attributes

    The ability to maximize revenue potential in a thoughtful manner, cognizant of potential compliance issues.

    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.

    One who encourages open dialogue and delegates authority and accountability comfortably. Demands excellence and monitors outcomes.

    An individual who has successfully driven initiatives that require coordination from multiple constituencies such as human resources, finance, information systems, etc.

    Personal Attributes

    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: Dallas, Texas
    Facility: Tenet Executive Search
    Other Locations: Phoenix
    Posted: 2019-09-04 Expires: 2019-10-04

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