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Posting # 46159 - [ Non-Union ]
Sourcing Specialist, HMMS - 1 position
HMMS Purchasing
Healthcare Materials Management - London, ON
Temporary Full Time

Temporary position anticipated to extend until February 24, 2023, subject to the availability of work.

Healthcare Materials Management Services (HMMS) is a joint venture between St. Joseph's Health Care London and London Health Sciences Centre created to integrate and consolidate the functions of purchasing, accounts payable, logistics and inventory management for London hospitals. HMMS provides similar services for other healthcare organizations in the region.

As Sourcing Specialist, you are responsible for the sourcing strategy, contract management and supplier management for a defined group of customers within the hospitals. Key to this role is ensuring a strong understanding of the customer needs related to goods and services and developing contractual relationships based on market awareness, product knowledge and industry trends in accordance with Ontario's procurement legislation in the Broader Public Sector. In addition, you will be responsible for ensuring contract compliance, conducting open competitive bidding initiatives, managing supplier performance, participating in region-wide standardization initiatives, and conducting strategic and operational business reviews. The Sourcing Specialist will establish and maintain relationships with stakeholders, and suppliers. As well, seek opportunities for strategic RFP projects that will add value to the end user. Responsibilities include the planning, development, and oversight of all aspects of the RFP life cycle. A strong project management, or product management background will be an asset.

Essential Qualifications

  • Degree in related field i.e. Business is required OR equivalency in education and recent/related experience.
  • Minimum three (3) years recent experience in purchasing, negotiating or facilitating contracts, project management or product management.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Health Care Supply Chain leading practices
  • Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA
  • Demonstrated experience leading complex projects resulting in cost savings, improved efficiency and/or process improvement
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in business software applications, including Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles
  • Strong problem-solving and business analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Adept at building positive relationships with superior customer service skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Effective skills in leading group decision making, facilitation, negotiation and conflict resolution
  • Self-directed with the ability to work independently as well as within a team setting
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development
Preferred Qualifications
  • Related certifications/professional membership:
  • Supply Chain Management Professional (or working towards)
  • PMP Certification (or working towards)
  • Lean Six Sigma (or working towards)
Teaching and Research
  • St Joseph's Health Care London through its affiliation with Western University and Fanshawe College is a leading research and teaching hospital. As an employee of St Joseph's you will be expected to engage in role related teaching and research activities in addition to any of your clinical duties
Immunization Requirements
  • Provide documentation you have received two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine or proof of one dose and a signed commitment to receive a second dose within a specified timeframe, and a written commitment to follow any future Public Health recommendations and St. Joseph's Health Care London policies and processes related to Covid management in the workplace
  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing

Posting date: October 01, 2021
Submission deadline: October 21, 2021

Greg Evens, Human Resources

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.
Only those under consideration will be contacted.
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