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Job Description

Mission Statement

The mission of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.


The primary purpose of the Sourcing Specialist position is to provide skilled assistance in the strategic sourcing of goods, equipment, or services. Interacts with customers and stakeholders in identifying categories of spend optimal for strategic sourcing.

Key Functions

1. Assists in contract negotiations, development of request for proposals, and implementation and administration of supplier contracts and agreements.

2. Collaborates with suppliers, group purchasing organizations, and other higher education institutions to assess emerging spend aggregation opportunities.

3. Monitors supply markets and conduct market intelligence and utilize information obtained to develop comprehensive reports and presentations.

4. Ensures continued compliance with all regulatory requirements, procurement guidelines, policies and procedures both internally at MD Anderson

5. Works with suppliers to drive enabling technology solutions including eProcurement & electronic catalogs.

6. Meets with customers routinely to proactively identify and leverage sourcing and contract value opportunities.

7. Executes multiple complex analysis using financial models such as Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), Lease vs. Buy and Economic Value Models.

8. Calculates and reports actual and projected sourcing savings by spend categories.

9. Result orientated, analytical, decisive, team and customer oriented, strong communicator and innovative.



Required: Bachelor's degree in Science, Healthcare, or Business Administration or related field.

Preferred: Advanced degree in business, management, hospital administration, or related field.


Required: Three years professional experience in contracting and/or materials management.

Preferred: Minimum of 3-5 years of progressive experience within an academic or health care environment with at least three years in leading contracting, supply chain management, and/or materials management activities.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information

* Requisition ID: 129475
* Employment Status: Full-Time
* Employee Status: Regular
* FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay
* Work Week: Days
* Fund Type: Hard
* Pivotal Position: No
* Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 68,400
* Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 85,500
* Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 102,600

About University of Texas M.D. Anderson

The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center once again is the top hospital in the nation for cancer care, according to the U.S. News & World Reports annual "America's Best Hospitals" survey. This is the fourth time in the past five years that M. D. Anderson has achieved the lead ranking. It has been ranked as one of the top two hospitals for cancer care for 19 years since the survey began. M. D. Anderson specialties earning national rankings also include ear, nose and throat (4); urology (9); and gynecology (16).

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