Corporate Director, Sourcing and Contracting

Emory Healthcare Inc.
Campus Location
Atlanta, GA, 30345
Campus Location
EHI Purchasing
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Number
Job Category
Business Operations
Standard Hours
40 Hours


At Emory Healthcare, we integrate science and caring to change the face of health care. Our team members are courageous individuals who are willing to challenge the status quo and help find solutions to complex problems. We’re empowered to influence change for, and with, our patients, their families, the community and each other.


As one of the leading academic medical systems, we’re eager to share what we learn with hospitals around the country, and the world. We’ve got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to lead the way in developing new and better approaches to preventing and treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before anyone else.


Emory Healthcare seeks an innovative, progress-driven leader to serve as the Corporate Director, Sourcing and Contracting.


  • Leads a sourcing and contracting team for goods and services utilized across the University and Healthcare, as needed.
  • Has responsibility for all aspects of people and team leadership; hiring, setting expectations, coaching, counseling, developing, evaluating and providing feedback.
  • Trains, coaches and develops employees to maintain a highly motivated, engaged and professional staff of procurement experts.
  • Proactively identifies areas of opportunity for new business opportunities, process improvement, and cost efficiencies.
  • Provides insight on how to best develop and leverage supplier capabilities for the Emory Healthcare.
  • Leads a spend category focused team that works with key stakeholders to develop sourcing strategies that enable value creation, cost reduction, risk management, and other priorities, as needed.
  • Aligns with the business owners to understand their supplier related challenges and objectives, develops sourcing strategies to achieve those objectives and leads the sourcing and contracting process.
  • Works closely with all stakeholders to select, negotiate, contract and manage suppliers.
  • Actively coordinates and leads the negotiation and contracting process to enable the achievement of established goals and the utilization of preferred contract terms.
  • Manages and maintains a repository of information including documents used in the sourcing process and all contracts executed with suppliers.
  • Leads and supports, as necessary, all procure to pay process improvements, system enhancements and Emory Healthcare procure to pay policy updates.
  • Increases the level of support and customer service provided across the Emory Healthcare and to all organizations utilizing suppliers.
  • Works with the Office of the General Counsel to establish contract templates that reflect the preferred language of Emory and the necessary regulatory requirements.
  • Develops and implements sourcing and contracting related training programs for the organization.


  • Bachelor degree required.
  • 10 years of related sourcing and contracting experience with relevant spend categories (IT, medical, clinical, physician preference items (PPI), professional services, etc.).
  • Contracting experience should include the development of custom language and contract templates.
  • Experience with sourcing and procurement tools including eSourcing, spend analytics, procure-to-pay system, and contract management.
  • Outstanding team building and leadership skills along with the ability to work across departments to achieve a common objective.
  • Proven experience in sourcing, negotiations, contracting and supplier collaboration.
  • Strong communication and change management skills.
  • Solid analytical and computer skills.


  • Health care background in Supply Chain and contract management with clinical experience and basic knowledge of medical-surgical supplies, diagnostic testing, etc Experience working with Group Purchasing Organizations in the healthcare industry.


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