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Sanford Health Manager, Supply Chain Category Management - Supply Chain in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Manager, Supply Chain Category Management | Supply Chain | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Department : Supply Chain Category Management

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


Provides oversight and direction of category management processes resources and correlated processes from inception to sundown - integrating strategic initiatives, process improvement, and organizational goals. Works with supply chain and enterprise leadership, suppliers, and essential clinical and non-clinical stakeholders to align category management strategy and targets to Sanford Health objectives.

Applies technical supply chain knowledge and systems thinking to propose solutions to problems while taking into account impact to the greater organization, stakeholders, suppliers, and supply chain.

Provides supervision and support in department operations, including human resources, budget and finance, short and long- range planning, legal and regulatory compliance. Provides professional, technical and clinical expertise.

Utilizing a market-based and enterprise view, oversees a significant portion of a contract portfolio in excess of $800M. Creates controls and monitors compliance with federal grant and other regulatory requirements.

Engages in productive relationships and regular contact with other supply chain resources and leaders as well as other stakeholders. Negotiates and develops partnered relationships with suppliers guided by a stratified approach to prioritization of opportunities. Manages a select portfolio of contracts. Keeps informed of healthcare and marketplace trends pertinent to category management.

Leads category management resources ensuring standard processes, procedures, and workflows providing alignment of tactical goals to strategic goals. Prioritizes individualized employee development, planning for growth and taking appropriate action when they are lacking.

Develops and propposes non-labor expense reduction programs and efforts. Supports processes leading to consensus with physicians and clinicians for the purpose of product standardization and operational efficiencies.

Ensures appropriate and accurate monitoring and depth of understanding to audit compliance to process and procedures. Evaluates the impact and provides feedback and guidance on decisions of category management resources. Utilizes a systematic approach leading to data driven decisions.

Utilizes project management skills, effective communications, and electronic tools to manage work.


Provides others with information, opportunities or resources to develop their skills and reach their highest potential. Mentors and inspires teams to assume full responsibility for shared goals and objectives. Establishes and maintains productive working relationships within and outside of own area. Ensures staff development is in line with strategic organizational and departmental objectives. Employs appropriate techniques for maintaining team enthusiasm, energy, and focus. Develops methods for effectively and consistently communicating strategy and operational goals. Delivers written and oral communication, responds to questions and concerns, and produce specific outcomes and impact. Delegates appropriate levels of responsibility and authority. Coaches others to develop the skills to improve processes. Clarifies individuals' responsibilities and work priorities and how their roles contribute to organizational goals. Advocates a win-win approach to negotiating.


Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred. Minimum of three years' applicable work experience required.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Job Function: Facilities and General Services

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: WD16360