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Strategic Procurement Manager

Raleigh, NC

Job Type: Full Time Associate

Req # 19555

Date posted: Wednesday, May 01, 2024


About the role
The Strategic Procurement Manager is responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of effective sourcing strategies that deliver economic and cost efficiencies, supply assurance and quality in the procurement of services and non-inventory related items.
Reporting to the Director of Financial Systems and Acquisitions. This role is expected to leverage the company's scale to achieve the best possible price with the best possible quality, service and delivery among all categories of spend.
This is a hybrid role with a flexible work arrangement out of our Vienna, VA office.
You Will
  • Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the patient experience
  • Responsible for developing and executing strategy to source indirect goods and services to support our business stakeholders and programs
  • Influence and manage stakeholders, understanding their needs, aligning procurement and business objectives, and planning/executing effective and timely communications
  • Guide teams towards procurement strategies that yield tangible outcomes, you'll create and streamline the RFP process, skillfully negotiate contracts to meet cost-saving targets, and refine our standardized procurement procedures
  • Develop and execute strategic plans by leveraging market intelligence, industry knowledge and cross-functional collaboration
  • Strong negotiation skills required to pursue cost-savings discussions with vendors as well as convince internal stakeholders of optimal decision
  • Utilize organizational knowledge and networks to identify new value 
  • Manage supplier relationships effectively and appropriately to create culture of proactive continuous improvement versus complacency
  • Analyze spending data and business needs to create category plans and strategic sourcing initiatives
  • The Procurement Manager provides the leadership, management, and vision necessary to ensure that senior management are advised on procurement resources
  • Manage and update contracts for indirect purchases, including ownership of terms and conditions and legal compliance
  • Manage category-focused projects (sourcing, demand management, process review, etc.)
  • Leverage systems to improve sourcing strategies and communication with suppliers
  • Analyze procurement policy and procedures for impact on procurement and expenditures; recommends alterations to existing systems to improve accountability and cost effectiveness
About You
  • 5 + years of procurement and supply experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Procurement, or Supply Chain/Logistics from an accredited institution or the combination of equivalent education, skills and work experience
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written, negotiation, problem solving and complex business case analysis skills that lead to timely actions and/or recommendations
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft office software to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Strong interpersonal, relationship management and influencing capabilities
  • Detail-oriented and able to coordinate/manage multiple tasks simultaneously  
  • Capable of challenging status quo and being a change agent
  • Strategic thinking and tactical execution skills
  • Self-driven with an adaptive leadership style and a passion for procurement
  • Problem solving/issue resolution skills
  • Total cost of ownership focus
Grow with Us
  • Career Development and Training Opportunities
  • Participate in a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental coverage, tax-free savings plans, life insurance and more
  • Participate in our Vision coverage and associate discounts on our products
  • Participate in our 401(k) with competitive company match
  • Accrue PTO and paid holidays from day one
Introduction | MyEyeDr.
How do you see yourself today? Are you looking for that unique opportunity where you can make a difference in the lives of the patients we serve? MyEyeDr. is a high-growth, premier healthcare company: a total vision care concept with a unique retail experience. Our trusted community doctors and knowledgeable teams are all focused on helping our patients live their best lives by delivering an exceptional, personalized experience to each of our patients in every interaction. Our business model is unlike others in the industry: we make healthcare accessible by welcoming all insurance and providing a great selection of stylish eyewear that meets the diverse needs of our patients.
This role provides a chance for you to build your professional career with an organization that is purposeful and whose values drive actions. You would have the opportunity to prioritize the care of our associates and our patients, to connect the knowledge of our talented teams to our patients’ needs, and to work in a fun, inclusive environment as part of a collaborative team. We are in search of that unique individual who is inspired by a career focused on helping others and providing quality care while continuously growing professionally and improving MyEyeDr. in meaningful ways. If this is you, we encourage you to apply so you can get your journey started with MyEyeDr. where you can help people see, look, and be their very best.
MyEyeDr. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, citizenship, familial or marital status, genetics, or any other legally protected category. MyEyeDr. will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.
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