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Providence Health & Services Sourcing Manager I PSJH in Irvine, California


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Sourcing Manager I PSJH to our location in Irvine, CA.

We are seeking a Sourcing Manager I PSJH who will perform all duties in a manner that promotes Providence mission, values, and philosophy. In all aspects, he/she serves as a role model for the values and mission of the organization.

The position is responsible for identifying and implementing alignment/standardization opportunities and onboarding new locations. This would include working with the project through all phases until completion (data collection through implementation) with a variety of suppliers and aligning Ambulatory services with Acute team focus. The position is also responsible for preparing, negotiating, and administering contracts pertaining to the various key Ambulatory suppliers. They will also be responsible to formulate and execute strategies to minimize potential risks and maximize value and expenditure to the business.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Support program business area goals and front-end strategic assessments of business pursuits; takes a leadership role in the preparation of responses to solicitations.

  • Identify and implement Contract alignment opportunities within the Ambulatory group for supplies and services.

  • Work with customers, management, and program teams to resolve issues, secure approvals, and ensure successful contract execution; serves as point of contact for suppliers during all phases of the program.

  • Ensure adherence to contracts processes.

  • Will be responsible for the day to day management of contract alignment opportunities (includes dealing with pricing, terms and conditions, and reviewing subsequent contractual documents). Supports contract negotiations with Key Ambulatory suppliers

  • Facilitate system-wide standardization through coordination of contracting/purchasing activities and enterprise activities.

  • Communicate with internal stakeholders, including CIO/Staff, Office of Legal Affairs and clinical stakeholders to ensure that individual clients needs and company goals are being supported and addressed.

  • Understand and represent EIS Legal Contracting Purchasing business needs on an enterprise and regional basis and represent the needs and capabilities of Legal Contracting Services.

  • Support EIS contracting and vendor value management program through successful execution and transparency, relying of effective interpersonal and communication skills to overcome resistance to use of methodologies.

  • Manage competitive bid processes and analyzes various proposals and data sets. Support the Sr. Manager/Director to collaborate with Facility stakeholders and Leadership to engage appropriate input in sourcing initiatives.

  • Direct timely and comprehensive negotiation and administration of either Ambulatory, Medical Surgical, Physician Specialty (Implantable Devices) IT contracting, Purchased Services and Capital Equipment Sourcing supplies and services agreements. (Dependent upon job listing for area of responsibility.)

  • Collaborate with the appropriate analytic resources to help develop the necessary periodic contract compliance reports for key stakeholders. Collaborate with the Sr. Manager to establish and monitor appropriate contracting policy.

  • Interact with VPN Network Partners members on contracting participation and compliance. Interact with GPO partner to develop contracting strategies and contracts. Be responsible to manage project and savings trackers.

  • Develop and maintain information management and reporting systems which support vendor value management programs.

  • Foster effective utilization of operating and capital funds and providing financial analysis of purchasing and contracting activities.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Finance, or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

  • 3 years Experience in Contract Management, purchasing, supply management or a blend of healthcare and corporate contracting responsibilities.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 1 year IT Sourcing: Applicants with IT, Healthcare or Project Management experience.

  • 1 year Implantable Devices: Managing device implants.

  • 1 year Capital: Managing Capital contracts.

About the department you will serve.

Supply Chain Management supports the transformation of quality and affordable care by delivering excellence through a system wide, integrated supply chain that provides strategic leadership and services to customers and caregivers. This team is proud to be the service that fills the caring hands that heal patients.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Contracting

Location: California-Irvine

Req ID: 320645