Manager, Procurement Operations (Data & Systems)

in Dublin, OH

Manager, Procurement Operations (Data & Systems) Job

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  • Job Location

    7200 Cardinal Place West
    Dublin, OH 43017, US

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    Global Sourcing

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  • Schedule

    Full time

What Global Sourcing Ops 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.  Govern, Manage, and Leverage Procurement Data and other Technology solutions to improve process efficiency and business decision making. 

Develops and executes strategic plans by leveraging market intelligence, industry knowledge and cross-functional collaboration. Creates competitive advantage by deploying data and technology solutions for supplier selection and management,  contract negotiation, supply chain optimization and risk mitigation.Has an understanding of current data context, processes and availability, and how current data processes and existing data can be leveraged to achieve the desired benefits.Prepares and analyzes data.  This can include: locating, profiling, cleansing, extracting, mapping, importing, transforming, validating or modeling.Interprets results of analyses, identifies trends and issues, and develops recommendations to support business objectives.Communicates complex information so that it is easy to understand and influences other to take action based on the useful information provided.Implements and maintains decision support or master data management solutions.Identifies and manages data quality in alignment with the needs of the business and/or industry.Ensures complete protection of data with all policies as it relates to visibility and distribution.


Actively enable and empower analytics and operations professionals across the Global Sourcing organization through leadership ability, sharing of best practices, training programs, and in-person development/supportTake responsibility for building data and technology-based solutions for Global Sourcing teamProvide leadership and guidance for data and analytics programs supporting Medical Segment sourcingCollaborate cross-functionally to provide data and analytics support, and thought leadership on critical Cardinal Health initiatives across the enterprisePartner with Global Sourcing teams on both large-scale and targeted sourcing initiatives to maximize sales and marginBuild, optimize, and/or automate process/analytics solutions in support of the Global Sourcing orgAccess and aggregate large, raw data sets from multiple internal/external sources and transform into meaningful analyses, actionable insights, and practical information for decision-makingRepresent Global Sourcing in enterprise and segment data initiatives/strategies


Bachelor’s Degree in related field, or equivalent work experience preferred7-10 years’ experience in related fieldTrack record of executing large-scale automation initiativesKnowledge of (or proficiency in) advanced analytics applications (e.g., automation, predictive), market intelligence, and data governanceAbility to communicate effectively and interact with personnel at all levels of technical ability and expertiseSubject-matter expertise in self-service analytics tools (e.g., Alteryx), data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau), and Microsoft Office applicationsProven ability to solve complex problems in a fast-paced environmentExperience developing presentations and presenting to senior management desired

What is expected of you and others at this level

Applies advanced knowledge and understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to manage a wide variety of projectsParticipates in the development of policies and procedures to achieve specific goalsRecommends new practices, processes, metrics, or modelsWorks on or may lead complex projects of large scopeProjects may have significant and long-term impactProvides solutions which may set precedentIndependently determines method for completion of new projectsReceives guidance on overall project objectivesActs as a mentor to less experienced colleagues

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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