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Vizient, Inc.

Sourcing Director (IT Procurement) (20215R_Irving)




Full Time


Irving, Texas, United States

When you’re the best, we’re the best. We instill an environment where employees feel engaged, satisfied and able to contribute their unique skills and talents. We provide extensive opportunities for personal and professional development, building both employee competence and organizational capability to fuel exceptional performance now and in the future.


In this role, you will lead all sourcing/procurement activities for assigned categories and providing overall management of the sourcing function. You will lead the organization and staff in developing and implementing sourcing management strategies. You will provide deep category and industry expertise to develop staff, drive strategic initiatives and impact change across all levels of the organization. Effectively. Develop and propose metrics to analyze supplier total cost to Kaiser. Establishing and managing collaborative relationships across all levels of the organization (including the senior-most executive-level relationships) to drive successful change and improvements in cost, quality and service.


  • Financial, Cost & Spend Analysis for assigned categories to provide meaningful and valid comparisons.
  • Identify, develop and manage supplier relationships.
  • Provide Category Management expertise to the relevant stake-holders teams to optimize overall supply chain performance for affordability, availability, quality and risk.
  • Provide supply market analysis and develop/discover information sources and analytical techniques for assigned categories.
  • Develop and manage strategies for complex negotiations.
  • Manage stakeholder client teams.
  • Lead the supplier selection process for categories.
  • Manage the contract creation process to ensure business and legal needs are incorporated.
  • Provide leadership on communication strategies for key sourcing initiatives.
  • Contribute to the identification of objectives, deliverables, timelines, and general needs for one area of a project.
  • Provide overall leadership and serves as the professional advisor to other Buy to Pay leaders on projects.


  • Relevant degree preferred.
  • 7 or more years of experience in supply chain management, operations, management science, business, finance, accounting, contract administration, procurement or related field is required.
  • 5 or more years ‘experience in one or more of the following categories: medical surgical, facilities and support services, and/or IT and Professional services required.
  • 3 or more years’ related management experience required.
  • Negotiate contracts and long term procurement agreements.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
  • Healthcare experience preferred.
  • Project Management (PMP) certification.
  • Certified Professional Contracts Manager Certification CPCM).
  • Willingess to travel.

Estimated Hiring Range:

$99,300.00 - $147,700.00

This position is also incentive eligible.

Vizient has a comprehensive benefits plan! Please view our benefits here:

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Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The Company is committed to equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender identity, ethnicity, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.