Director, Strategic Sourcing

Denver, Colorado

Posted in Health and Safety
9 days ago

Job Info

2000 16th Street, Denver, Colorado, 80202, United States of America

No Brag, Just Fact!

Over the last decade, we set out to be the world's greatest dialysis company, and over the next decade, we're poised to build the greatest healthcare community the world has ever seen. When you join the DaVita Village, you're joining a winning team. Through our commitment to training, growth and quality, we consistently achieve superior clinical outcomes while giving teammates the opportunity to excel in an award-winning environment that enables them to thrive both professionally and personally.

Here's what you can expect as a Strategic Sourcing Director at DaVita:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

The Director-Strategic Sourcing position will focus on charting a path that will enable transformative supply changes to deliver value for internal business partners across several areas including Construction, Facilities and Professional Services within the Indirect spend categories. Director will oversee a transactional team of purchasing admins in the Construction area and will be a part of the Leadership Team. This position will collaborate with other business partners / stakeholders on various projects and will focus on creating and implementing category strategies to reduce spend and enable speed to market in a variety of indirect spend categories. The ideal candidate must have a bias towards execution, have excellent communication skills must be willing to challenge the status quo. Candidate must be comfortable leading an uncharted area with some ambiguity. Requires a high level of strategic and analytical thinking, project management, and organizational skills. The Director has 12+ years of Strategic Sourcing and Category Management experience and must be able to drive projects from start through completion.

Some Essential Duties & Responsibilities include:

  • Develop extensive market knowledge and deep understanding of the assigned industry.
  • Develop category strategies to increase our innovation pipeline, drive cost savings and influence industries to transform themselves.
  • Identify new technologies and solutions for internal business partners
  • Lead all aspects of the sourcing process from end to end including RFIs/RFPs, bid analysis, supplier negotiation, and commercial contracting
  • Determine structural changes to pursue that will deliver value over next 3 years. Planning is a core aspect of the role.
  • Manage overall strategic supplier relationships including supplier performance (KPIs), capability development, cost and quality improvements for key suppliers and product categories
  • Drive Village wide programs including Supplier Diversity & Sustainability
  • Perform spend analysis and develop a sourcing roadmap focused on cost savings, speed to market, process improvement, and new opportunities
  • Collaborate & influence internal business partners within the field and Central Business Office leaders
  • Work independently to balance multiple tasks and competing priorities simultaneously

The Minimum Qualifications for this role are:

  • Bachelor's degree / Masters degree with 12+ years business experience
  • Experience in whitespace or Indirect areas including services - Construction, Facilities & Professional Services
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. The position requires interaction with teammates in various departments and with supplier partners
  • Experience developing and implementing category strategies
  • Experience leading & executing RFPs and competitive bidding processes
  • Strong strategic mindset and analytic skills - ability to work with large amounts of data to drive to strategic decisions.
  • Excellent computer skills in Excel, PowerPoint & Word
  • Personal values in line with DaVita's values of Service Excellence, Integrity, Team, Continuous Improvement, Accountability, Fulfillment & Fun.
  • Ability to get the job done, push through obstacles and take full accountability and ownership of work

Here is what you can expect when you join our Village:
* A "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values that really matter.
* Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.
* Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential.
* Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.
* A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.
* Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation.

Join us as we pursue our vision "To Build the Greatest Healthcare Community the World has Ever Seen."

Why wait? Explore a career with DaVita today.

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What We'll Provide:

More than just pay, our DaVita Rewards package connects teammates to what matters most. Teammates are eligible to begin receiving benefits on the first day of the month following or coinciding with one month of continuous employment. Below are some of our benefit offerings.

  • Comprehensive benefits: Medical, dental, vision, 401(k) match, paid time off, PTO cash out
  • Support for you and your family: Family resources, EAP counseling sessions, access Headspace®, backup child and elder care, maternity/paternity leave and more
  • Professional development programs: DaVita offers a variety of programs to help strong performers grow within their career and also offers on-demand virtual leadership and development courses through DaVita's online training platform StarLearning.

At DaVita, we strive to be a community first and a company second. We want all teammates to experience DaVita as "a place where I belong." Our goal is to embed Diversity & Belonging into everything we do in our Village, so that it becomes part of who we are. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. As such, individuals are recruited, hired, assigned and promoted without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

Salary/ Wage Range

$100,100.00 to $147,000.00

Compensation for the role will depend on a number of factors, including a candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies and experience and may fall outside of the range shown. DaVita offers a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Learn more at

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