Advisor, Procurement Risk/Governance

in Mansfield, MA

Advisor, Procurement Risk/Governance Job

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  • Job Location

    11 Hampshire St
    Mansfield, MA 02048, US

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    Global Sourcing

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    Full time

What Global Sourcing contributes to Cardinal Health

Global Sourcing is responsible for creating and managing diverse strategic supplier partnerships that drive enterprise value with innovation, best cost and competitive advantages that benefit customers, suppliers and patients.   Develops and executes strategic plans by leveraging market intelligence, industry knowledge and cross-functional collaboration.  Competitive advantage is created through supplier selection and management, contract negotiation, supply chain optimization and risk mitigation.


  • Prepare written standard processes for ongoing critical activities across the procurement organization (sourcing, supplier qualification, executive escalations, cross-functional alignment procedures, Third Party Risk Management, etc.)
  • Review system capabilities required in order for effective procurement management; communicate and coordinate with IT stakeholders regarding system needs
  • Administer critical annual/regular procurement initiatives (e.g., savings pipeline management)
  • Operate the due diligence and risk assessment processes for Third Party Risk Management
  • Proactively identify value opportunities to deliver Medical Procurement annual goals, leveraging insights surfaced through management responsibilities
  • Support as required ad hoc needs and/or management support for VP, Procurement Operations and Director, Procurement Governance
  • Partner effectively with Procurement team and other cross-functional stakeholders
  • Prioritize multiple tasks while meeting deadlines; communicates project status (health, forecast, issues, risks, etc.) to stakeholders in an open and honest fashion
  • Drive continuous improvement through ongoing simplification and effective communication to raise awareness to performance, gaps, and opportunities.
  • Ensure data integrity and manage data access.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field, or equivalent work experience, preferred
5-7 years’ of experience in procurement including sourcing, contracting, supplier management and risk management1+ years of experience performing program managementKnowledge or past experience with procurement systems and operationsExperience writing policies as it relates to procurementPrior experiences leading and managing within medical device procurement or a highly regulated environmentStrong leadership skills and team building skills, along with the ability to work effectively in a matrix environmentGlobal experience preferredAbility to travel up to 25%

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.


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