Program Mgr Strategic Sourcing

The Program Manager Strategic Sourcing maximizes savings improves utilization and is responsible for the overall success of the assigned category. Conducts deep spend analysis develops sourcing strategies engages key stakeholders executes sourcing and contract while managing performance of key suppliers.


Develops and drives a comprehensive category strategy based on in-depth spend analysis and engagement of internal stakeholders.

Obtains consensus from key stakeholders to create and execute sourcing strategies to maximize savings and improve utilization.

Improves performance of key suppliers in regards to cost utilization EDI transaction fill rates compliance and services provided.

Engages key suppliers to provide best services best pricing and solutions to Lifespan to improve utilization and reduce cost.

Leads cross functional teams on initiatives / projects that are aligned with strategic sourcing goals.

Oversees implementation of system-wide projects product conversions trials and introduction of new products.

Produces financial results by reducing and standardizing product cost.

Minimizes off-contracted spend and improves contract compliance with key suppliers.


Other information:

Bachelor�s Degree required

Master�s degree preferred


4+ years of experience in Strategic Sourcing with a record of demonstrated results

Past success engaging and leading physicians or senior management in high level initiatives

Excellent business acumen analytical capability and negotiation skills

Proven ability to drive supplier performance

Strong oral/written communication skills

Must be able to perform complex analyses of available data to identify areas of opportunity or risk

Strong skillset in leading and implementing changes


Normal office environment.


Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status.   Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


Location: Rhode Island Hospital USA:RI:Providence


Work Type: Full Time


Shift: 1


Union: Non-Union