CHG Healthcare

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Strategic Sourcing Director

Strategic Sourcing Director

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7259 S. Bingham Junction Blvd US-UT-Midvale

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Who We Are

Enjoy what you do while contributing to a company that makes a difference in people’s lives. CHG Healthcare, in Salt Lake City, UT, is one of the largest providers of healthcare staffing in the country. Through our trusted brands – CompHealth, Weatherby Healthcare, RNnetwork, Foundation Medical Staffing and Global Medical Staffing – we provide temporary and permanent placement of healthcare providers all over the country. We touch the lives of millions of patients every year. When your day-to-day routine contributes to this important work, it’s easy to get excited about what you do!

The Director – Strategic Sourcing will establish and lead a newly created strategic sourcing function to manage the company’s indirect spend. The director is responsible for the overall leadership and direction of the strategic sourcing function to include supplier diversity programs and goals, supplier selection and contract negotiations. This includes corporate services, travel, information systems, as well as category management as it relates to the operation of CHG’s business. The director is also responsible for putting into place best practices and new standards, and developing tangible and measurable operational metrics.

How You'll Contribute

  • Understand and live CHG’s purpose and core values
  • Lead the strategic sourcing process that leverages scale, maximizes supplier relationships, minimizes risks and drives business value
  • Engage with key business stakeholders in make versus buy analysis and work cross-functionally in developing and executing sourcing strategies
  • Establish strategic relationships with third party supply base and develop supplier management strategies
  • Lead contract negotiations, implement performance based contracts and identify opportunities to reduce total cost of ownership
  • Provide strategic input as to economic and business situations as they effect suppliers, supplier processes and CHG’s ability to procure goods and services in a timely and cost effective manner
  • Develop support, buy-in and participation from senior executive leadership
  • Lead cross-functional teams to enable strategic sourcing and supply management for assigned categories
  • Liaise with private equity firms’ sourcing teams and network with portfolio company peers to identify and implement sourcing best practices, tools, etc
  • Develop and maintaining expert knowledge of respective supply markets
  • Develop annual cost reduction plans, including spend projections for input to the budgeting process

What You'll Bring

  • Proven ability to understand the business environment (business model, competitive landscape, processes, revenue/cost drivers, KPIs, etc.)
  • Demonstrated organizational and collaboration skills and the ability to influence leadership and key internal stakeholders
  • Strong relationship management skills including partnering and consulting with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to present ideas and information in a group setting, including creating and delivering executive-level summary reports and presentations
  • Experience in negotiating large, complex multi-million dollar contracts
  • Strong attention to detail, follow-through, and organizational skills
  • Excellent analytical thinking and technical analysis
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business management, finance, accounting, supply chain management or related field
  • 6-8 years of progressive indirect procurement related experience
  • 4-8 years of demonstrated people leadership experience


  • MBA
  • Experience in a service based industry

What We Offer

  • Competitive pay + bonus
  • Comprehensive training—we are Hall of Fame members among the top training programs in the world
  • Medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) matching
  • Generous paid time off and holidays
  • Retirement planning and savings options
  • Tuition assistance
  • On-site health center
  • On-site gym
  • Ability to make an impact in the communities we serve

At CHG, we foster an environment where our people feel free to be themselves. Our core values—Putting People First, Growth, Continuous Improvement, Quality and Professionalism, and Integrity and Ethics—guide us daily to work hard and enjoy what we do! We’re committed to growing our company and are always looking to promote from within. This is an ideal time to join our team.


To learn more about our company and culture, visit us here.

How to Get Started

To have your resume reviewed by someone on our Talent Acquisition team, click on the “apply” link at the top of the screen. Or if you happen to know of someone who might be interested in this position, please feel free to email them the job description by clicking on the “Email to Friend” link, also at the top of the screen.


We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer


We are an at-will employer