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Procurement Sourcing Manager

We Are Hiring

Procurement Sourcing Manager 

Chicago, IL

Do you have a passion for identifying and developing national and regional strategies for contracting and procurement? We are looking for YOU!

Why Join Ascension?

The Resource Group is a business transformation services organization that specializes in non-payroll spend management. Through its User-Directed Integrated Solutions, The Resource Group transforms the resource and supply function delivering value through Operations and Logistics Optimization, Strategic Sourcing, and Change Management. Although it specializes in these areas, as its core, The Resource Group is rooted in the ideals of hospitality and believes that success is measured by the satisfaction of the customer. The Resource Group started as a Solution of Ascension, its success has allowed it to expand and serve various healthcare systems looking to decrease non-payroll expenses and increase operational efficiencies. Today, The Resource Group serves over 2,500 locations including over 165 acute care hospitals across 21 states and Washington D.C.

The Resource Group is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need.  In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As a Procurement Sourcing Manager at the Resource Group, you will have the opportunity to assist in the development and implementation of national contracts and strategies that achieve best value through competitive pricing, terms, and conditions.

You Will:

  • Review and evaluates proposed contracts for necessary/acceptable contract terms and conditions

  • Identify and negotiate contract terms and condition revisions

  • Develop contracts using approved model templates and develops new contract model templates for approval

  • Lead contracting efforts within assigned scope

  • Interface with and assigns work to contacting agents

  • Communicate in-progress contracting efforts at the local and national level

  • Utilize Ascension’s and The Resource Group’s participants’ collective purchasing power and exercises sound business judgment

  • Identify and develop key contracting initiatives into strategies and strategies into results, including monitoring success of implementation

  • Implement and maintains quality Strategic Sourcing tools and processes to facilitate sourcing and deliver cost savings and value-added benefits

  • Negotiate contracts and transactions to optimize value to Ascension and non-Ascension participants

  • Continuously explore improvement opportunities to optimize value through contracting

  • Works collaboratively with Contract Design counterparts to form category negotiation strategies

What You Will Need


  • Bachelor's degree required.

Work Experience:

  • 3 years of experience required.
  • 5 years of experience preferred.
  • 2 years of leadership or management experience preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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Job ID: 346397
Category: Supply Chain Management
Facility: MOSTL The Resource Group
Ministry: Ascension
Location: Chicago, IL

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