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Director – Strategic Sourcing
Posted on 11/11/2022
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Business Strategy
Customer Service
  • A resume and/or LinkedIn profile
  • A short cover letter, please!
  • Develop, and lead a team of procurement & sourcing professionals focused on helping Cityblock achieve its financial and strategic goals
  • In collaboration with Cityblock executive leaders, , and operational teams, determine local & national strategy for supplier management in line with business and customer needs
  • Make sound data driven decisions regarding supplier performance, contractual obligations, and long-term partnerships
  • Partner with key functional areas e.g., corporate finance, legal/contracts, accounts payable and human resources to plan, manage, report and drive efficiencies and alignment related to all aspect's contract delivery metrics. This includes both ongoing management of contract demand as well as forecasting and long-range planning in concert with the overarching business strategy
  • Partner with the Legal team to develop Master Supply/Service Agreements (MSA), Letters of Intent (LOI), Statements of Work (SOW), etc. Assist in the identification of potential suppliers and develop/co-develop request for proposal (RFP) packages. Engage with respondents throughout RFP process to ensure clear understanding of requirements and development of high-quality proposals
  • Navigate challenging supplier performance issues as needed via direct business-to-business discussions, and via contractual/legal escalation pathways as needed
  • Oversight of supply chain risk and business continuity plans, with ability to identify and lead significant economic business development
  • Develop and own initiatives and projects towards financial and supply performance targets in terms of value, reliability, compliance, and complexity reduction (cost reductions/avoidance, supplier/portfolio rationalization, reliability, compliance and sustainability)
  • Proactively look for ways to mitigate our risk profile via contract negotiations, close monitoring of supplier performance, and supporting performance improvement initiatives
  • Develop a procurement strategy that incorporates our organizational values and establish a supplier diversity strategy that ensures we are balancing dollar spend in an equitable and community conscious way
  • Routinely scout opportunities; stay on top of the evolving supplier landscape across multiple categories; develop and maintain up-to-date supplier databases that are review-ready at any given time
  • Balances the interest of multiple internal and external stakeholders while effectively leading change in business strategy and processes
  • Engage with accounts payable to identify systems and processes that allow for efficient and effective execution of the end to end procure to pay process
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 10 years of relevant experience with executive leadership responsibility
  • Previous experience in managing a team
  • Previous experience in strategic sourcing, procurement processes, and bulk purchasing, ideally in a healthcare and/or tech environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with proven negotiation skills
  • Ability to develop impactful metrics to demonstrate progress
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent ability to influence and coordinate business partners in a matrixed environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills with the ability to effectively train others
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate
  • Understanding of business and management principles
  • Thorough understanding of materials and supplies used in the company
Cityblock Health

201-500 employees

Tech-driven healthcare provider
Company Overview
Cityblock's mission is to improve the health of underserved communities by creating solutions that are designed specifically for Medicaid and lower-income Medicare beneficiaries. The company delivers better care to where it’s needed most, investing upstream in highly personalized, prevention-oriented health and social care to ultimately drive down costs and improve outcomes.
  • Comprehensive health, dental, & vision coverage
  • 12 weeks parental leave
  • 401(k)
  • 20 days vacation
  • Company retreats & events
Company Core Values
  • Put members first
  • Aim for understanding
  • Be all in