Strategic Sourcing Manager in Franklin, TN at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 11/18/2020

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Job Description


Our Team:

We are improving the lives we touch. We need passionate, talented people working together who share our desire to create a world-class organization that sets the standard of excellence in the treatment of speciality behavioral health and addiction disorders. Acadia Healthcare is headquartered in Franklin, TN and is a leading provider of behavioral healthcare services in the nation. Our organization values input from employees and fosters collaboration to create a team oriented service delivery system.

Our Benefits: 

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Opportunity for growth that is second to none in the industry 

Your Job as a Strategic Sourcing Manager:

The Procurement team is looking for a dynamic Strategic Sourcing Manager (SSM) who will be responsible for sourcing multiple product and service categories. This position will not only be responsible for understanding corporate business requirements, category or market developments, but also to translate the requirements into cost savings opportunities while securing leadership buy-in. The SSM will lead cost savings initiatives based on identified opportunities.  In addition, the individual will be responsible for all phases of the sourcing process, beginning with the baseline process through contract signature and vendor implementation. The SSM will work with our Group Purchasing (GPO), to maximize the GPO portfolio in order to deliver additional value for Acadia and our sourcing initiatives.

Your Responsibilities as a Strategic Sourcing Manager:

  • Play a key role in the success of the strategic sourcing management goals of the company and implement action items to ensure that those goals are achieved
  • Generate and implement efficient sourcing and category management strategies through the RFx process
  • Responsible for managing vendor negotiations and develop “win-win” strategies that achieve sustainable relationships with suppliers
  • Evaluate supplier core competencies and competitive positioning using industry cost models
  • Implement supplier agreements by working with cross-functional stakeholders and suppliers to reach agreement on contract terms and conditions
  • Analyze industry trends and evolving technology to proactively identify supply base issues to minimize risk, protect continuity of supply, and utilize emerging opportunities
  • Maintain and develop supplier relationships (supplier business review meetings, conferences, etc.)

Your Skills and

Job Requirements

as a Strategic Sourcing Manager:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Master’s degree in Finance, Supply Chain or Business preferred
  • Candidate will have at a minimum three (3) 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
  • Familiarity with sourcing and procurement tools
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time