Director Supply Chain

Job Location US-VA-Manassas
Job Opening ID
Prince William Medical Center
Cart Supply-Exp
Job Status


Supply chain or procurement and logistics management (10+ years required)


Requires travel to Prince William Medical Center, Haymarket Medical Center, and Culpeper Medical Center


The Director, Supply Chain develops a supply chain organization and its supporting infrastructure, which includes an environment that enables execution of world-class supply chain management at UVA-CH in support of the overall health system strategy. On an ongoing basis and with use of the master operating model for supply chain, direct and champion sourcing activities for all supplies, equipment, and services and lead the oversight of supply chain operations, including the shared service support organization, by working closely with the senior management team and hospital/clinic department leaders in pursuit of compliance to established programs. Create an environment of sustainable cost reductions for supplies, equipment, and services procured, with simultaneous improvements in the quality and service levels of suppliers.


The Director, Supply Chain’s (Director) utmost responsibility is the pursuit of cost effective, fit-for-purpose supplies, equipment, and services, balancing the dual responsibility of real savings through total-cost-of-ownership and quality. These savings may include direct savings captured through leveraging UVA-CH supply chain volume, or indirect savings realized by enhancing the overall effectiveness of supply management processes across UVA-CH.


At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.


  • Education: 4 Year / Bachelors Degree in Business, Science, Public Health, or a related field, required. Graduate Degree, MS, MBA, JD, MHA, or MPH; a combination of experience and/or education will be taken into consideration, preferred.
  • Experience: Successful multi-year track record in a supply chain organization (ideally with relevant healthcare experience, and experience working in supplies, equipment, and services categories)
  • Supply chain or procurement and logistics management (10+ years required)
  • Well-recognized as having outstanding people leadership and management skills Able to quickly grasp the supply chain implications of business acquisitions, shared services models, and business continuity for supply planning Managing and/or participating with supply chain operating model, organizational realignment, post-merger, and ERP system transformation efforts Supply chain or procurement and logistics management, All Required.
  • Licensure/certification/registration: Institute for Supply Management (ISM) C.P.M. or CPSM and/or Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM [formerly APICS]) CPIM or CSCP, preferred.
  • Additional Skills/Requirements (required):
    • Supply chain expertise (supplies, equipment, and services categories, with strong supply chain skills in the healthcare industry, accompanied by ability to interact with a number of executives).
    • Strategic sourcing and supply chain processes
    • Inventory and receipt management
    • Transactional and operational supply chain activities, and tactical buying
    • Project management
    • Quality assurance methods
    • Supply market intelligence
    • Market sector strategy development
    • Negotiation and contracting techniques
    • Supplier approval
    • Supplier performance and relationship management
    • Diversity supplier development
    • Demand management
    • Supply chain management
    • Source-to-pay processes
    • Strong financial background with experience in working with multiple functional areas in a state/commonwealth or non-profit, corporate setting
    • Read and interpret complex business and/or technical documents
    • Write comprehensive reports and detailed business correspondence
    • Work with managers or directors and communicate ambiguous concepts
    • Present to diverse groups across UVA-CH in a compelling fashion
    • Fundamental, working skills in quantitative methods/statistics
    • Adept in use of tools such as Excel
    • Ability to solve problems with a variety of variables through semi-standardized solutions that require some ingenuity and analysis
    • Ability to draw inferences and follow prescribed and detailed procedures to solve complex problems
    • Able to travel 10% or more of worktime in eastern USA, and other work locations.
  • Additional Skills/Requirements (preferred):
    • Leadership/management (ability to lead diverse teams on a direct or matrixed or shared service reporting basis; ability to assess and evaluate talent).
    • Financial analysis (ability to develop and evaluate business cases for decisions; Ability to evaluate suppliers for financial stability, risk, and competitive attributes)
    • Stakeholder/internal customer management
    • Communication/facilitation
    • Managing change/change awareness
    • ERP, and BI (Business Intelligence) understanding.
    • Master data management and governance


It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".


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