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Strategic Sourcing Managers

Location Chicago, Illinois Business Unit Northwestern Medicine Corporate Job REQID REF51498B Job Function Management-Business Shift Day Job (1st) Apply Now

At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry. As an integral part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better?


  • $10,000 Tuition Reimbursement per year ($5,700 part-time)
  • $6,000 Student Loan Repayment ($3,000 part-time)
  • $1,000 Professional Development per year ($500 part-time)
  • $250 Wellbeing Fund per year($125 for part-time)
  • Annual Employee Merit Increase and Incentive Bonus
  • Paid time off and Holiday pay


Oversee the clinical procurement portfolio and may be assigned to review medical-surgical supplies, pharmaceutical products, medical equipment or purchased services, drive cost reduction initiatives throughout NMHC’s academic medical center. Act as a consultant to and supporting resource for the clinical areas of NMHC. Manages overall medical-surgical product, equipment and services portfolios. Drives organization-wide product and service change, and serves as an internal advocate of NMHC product standardization/utilization initiatives. Coordinates new product introduction, product trials and overall product/service change initiatives on behalf of end users. Develops data from qualitative/quantitative analyses, performs financial analysis, cost benefit analysis, develops methodologies and reporting platforms for product utilization and cost reduction efforts. Tracks identified and implemented cost savings and audits projected utilization and actual spend. Conducts market assessments, RFP and financial negotiations with vendors. Manages presentations, communications and clinical literature research and to support product utilization. Use Excel, Pivot tables, VLOOKUP for data analysis.


Required Skills:

Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Healthcare Management, Nursing or related healthcare fields plus 3 years experience in the job offered or as SC Analyst/Nurse or in nursing/sourcing required. Required: 3 years in academic medical center with Operating Room or nursing experience. Education or experience: Financial analysis and quantitative & qualitative assessment data; Excel: Pivot tables, VLOOKUP; Cost benefit analysis; consulting/group presentation experience.

Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

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