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Manager/Senior Manager - Strategic Sourcing

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Position Description

The Senior Manager-Strategic Sourcing position manages and reduces spend in a variety of direct and indirect spend categories. This position works with various key teammates within the company, including senior management.  Requires strategic thinking and high level of analytics. The Senior Manager has a minimum of 5 years in Strategic Sourcing and drives projects from start through completion.
  • Negotiate and maintain national and regional contracts for direct and indirect spend categories.
  • Develop short and long term strategies for each contract and product category
  • Manage down the costs of assigned spend categories by executing various sourcing strategies
  • Proactively identify and achieve savings opportunities and operational improvements
  • Proactively analyze spend data and seek out cost containment and cost savings opportunities
  • Monitor compliance with DaVita’s product formularies and ensure contact terms are met
  • Conduct RFP processes and work with legal team to put new contracts in place
  • Work with cross functional teams to evaluate new products for use in our dialysis centers
  • Drive operational changes in support of process improvements & clinical initiatives

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.    


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Business with 5 years business experience in Healthcare.
  • Ability to develop strategic plans, recommended course of action and implement
  • Strong analytical skills - advanced excel and think analytically
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. The position requires a have high level of interaction with teammates in various departments and at all levels throughout DaVita, including senior management, and extensive interactions with key vendor partners
  • Strong negotiating skills, knowledge of legal contracts and experience with RFPs and competitive bidding processes
  • Excellent computer skills in Excel, PowerPoint & Word 
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.
Go to http://careers.davita.com to learn more or apply. 
To learn more about our Village and the world of dialysis, click here.

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Position Summary

  • Job Title: Manager/Senior Manager - Strategic Sourcing
  • Job Function: Other - Corporate Office
  • Location: Irvine, California