The below job posting is a limted assignment job posting with an expected duration of 3 - 5 months in time.
Job Description & Salary Range
UC Title: DirectorPosition Number: 10007371Reports to: Director Clinical Support SvcsWorking Title: LTD - Dir, Laboratory StrategyCost Center: Pathology Admin (7066)Bargaining Unit: NoneFLSA: ExemptJob Code: 0245Date Created: 03/30/2018Shift: Day ShiftHours: 40.00
Position Summary: Under the direction of the UC Health Chief Procurement Officer, the Director of Laboratory Strategy leads UC Health system-wide laboratory initiatives which may include strategic sourcing, human resource management, and benchmarking. Working collaboratively with Pathology and Laboratory Medicine leadership at all 5 University of California Health Systems, the Director of Laboratory Strategy proposes and leads laboratory related projects in support of UC Health goals. As a strategic sourcing manager, the incumbent develops and implements strategic sourcing strategies that meet the needs of the University, leverages spend, and negotiates best-in-class supplier contracts.
Required Qualifications: 8 to 10 years of high value and volume sourcing in the health care industryAbility to lead and advise cross-organization workgroups, at least four years as a direct manager of staffAbility to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workloadBachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent business experience/trainingExcellent oral and written communication skills, listening, critical thinking and analytical skillsExcellent organization skills, including meeting facilitation and decision makingExcellent written and verbal communication skills in EnglishExperience with cost modeling and related financial analyses. Proven ability to manage, prepare, administer, and direct the control of the budget/organizational resourcesKnowledge and experience with laboratory operations, policies, and practices with at least 4 years in a leadership roleMust demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the jobMust possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned dutiesProject management experienceSolid and proven knowledge of sourcing policies, practices and state-of-the-art electronic sourcing systemsStrong customer service and interpersonal skills and the ability to coordinate work with others, both internally and externally, to accomplish tasks
Preferred Qualifications: Advanced degree in related field
Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
To apply, visit http://careers.ucirvinehealth.org/jobs/2650765-ltd-uc-health-director-of-laboratory-strategy-limited-appointment