AdventHealth SVP / Chief Supply Chain Officer in Altamonte Springs, Florida


If you want to be a part of a place that provides nothing less than extraordinary compassionate care, then Adventist Health System is the place for you!

As a faith-based organization, it is the intention of Adventist Health System to identify and employ executive leaders who are professionally competent and who provide leadership that is consistent with our mission. It is required that the candidate serve the mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ and demonstrate proficiency in the AHS executive leadership competencies.

General Summary :

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for a Chief Supply Chain Officer. Reporting to the system’s SVP Finance, the Chief Supply Chain Officer is responsible for leading, managing, transforming and developing the system-wide Supply Chain function, overseeing over $1.2B in total annual spend and servicing over 30 hospitals with more than 3,000,000 patient admissions annually. This includes providing strategic direction across procurement, sourcing, value analysis, logistics and inventory, and supply chain informatics and analytics. The role focuses on achieving key AHS objectives such as enhancing patient outcomes, patient safety, and the financial sustainability of the System. As such, the Chief of Supply Chain Officer will be tasked with creating a strategy that will transform the function towards new and sustainable efficiencies and success, including optimizing sourcing, driving cost and control initiatives, establishing a culture of efficiency and effectiveness, and aligning people, process and technology. This role requires a proven, transformative and adaptable leader with a strong track record of leading and transforming large Supply Chain functions across a health system, driving innovation and executing against strategic objectives.

Job Duties :

  • Lead, manage, develop, and set direction for the system-wide Supply Chain function

  • Create, communicate, and execute against a strategy for system-wide Supply Chain to achieve key AHS strategic objectives across procurement, sourcing, value analysis, logistics and inventory and informatics and analytics

  • Build a high performing Supply Chain function, foster team cohesiveness and establish a welcoming culture of efficiency and effectiveness

  • Attract, retain, and develop staff to ensure continuous capability enhancements across Supply Chain

  • Oversee a portfolio of improvement initiatives across Supply Chain pertaining to, but not limited to, cost reduction, strategic growth and alignment of people, process, and technology

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with strategic vendors and with key stakeholders across the health system

  • Minimize organizational risk ensuring patient safety and the financial sustainability of the system


Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Ability to provide leadership, strategic direction, oversight and management for a large and complex Supply Chain function, working at system level

  • Demonstrated ability in building high performing teams and in coaching and developing staff

  • Ability to craft and execute a strategy to transform Supply Chain functions and realign process, people and technology

  • Strong influencing, collaboration, and stakeholder management skills up to and including executive level

  • Ability to drive change while delivering value within a team-based culture

  • Experience in adopting leading practices and the latest health care Supply Chain solutions in the market

  • Deep analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills

  • Ability to work with and in cross-functional teams

  • Exceptional relationship building, interpersonal, communication and listening skills

  • Demonstrated capability in effective oversight in financial management and achieving strategic goals within budget

  • Effective vendor management and contract management skills

  • Deep understanding of Supply Chain functions in large health systems, including, but not limited to, leading practices across procurement, sourcing, value analysis and materials management

  • In-depth knowledge of transforming Supply Chain functions and optimizing sourcing relationships to achieve improved patient outcomes and organizational cost effectiveness

  • Understanding of Supply Chain ERP applications and clinical products highly desired

Education and Experience :

  • A Master’s degree in business, Supply Chain or a health care-related field or equivalent experience

  • At least 20 years of experience in progressively more sophisticated Supply Chain leadership roles

  • Experience in Supply Chain in health systems preferred

If this position sounds like a great match for your skills set and experience, please apply online now!

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