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Strategic Sourcing & Analytics Manager

Job Details

Req ID:
89440
Supported Practice:
Heartland Dental
Category:
Procurement
Location:
UNKNOWN, Chicago, IL 60605

Position Summary:

Strategic Sourcing & Analytics Manager

Heartland Dental LLC (“Heartland Dental”), the nation’s largest dental support organization (“DSO”) providing non-clinical, administrative support services to more than 2,700 dentists practicing in 1,700+ locations across 38 states is seeking a Strategic Sourcing & Analytics Manager to join our Strategic Sourcing team.

The Strategic Sourcing & Analytics Manager will contribute to the company’s success by partnering with suppliers and internal support teams to lead strategic initiatives that influence department decision-making and improve the overall department maturity. Ideal candidates will have exceptional financial and business acumen, a results-oriented mindset, and the ability to drive alignment toward common goals.

The Strategic Sourcing & Analytics Manager is an individual contributor role that reports to the Director of Strategic Sourcing. They will work closely with clinical and technical experts, providing support to all areas of the business including Dental Supplies, Equipment, & Lab Services, Facilities, IT, Marketing, Education, Human Resources and Recruiting.  

Below is an overview of the duties and responsibilities you would take on in this role:

  • Apply technical (proficiency in Excel and Power Point) and business process knowledge to assimilate large data sets andbuild reporting that drives sourcing and operational performance
  • Conduct analyses and collaborate with clinical supplier partners to identify and execute performance improvement opportunities
  • Develop recommendations on opportunity areas to drive cost savings on clinical labs and supplies
  • Create visually compelling presentations to communicate recommendations to senior leadership
  • Support pilot and deployment of Procure to Pay solution for Heartland Dental’s Lab spend ($140M+ per year) includingworkflow design, stakeholder interviews, project management, and KPI development
  • Engage with various functions to develop requirements for and lead purchasing events
  • Negotiate favorable terms, contracts, and pricing agreements with suppliers

Minimum Requirements:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Finance, Business or related field
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in related discipline
  • Strong technical skills with Microsoft PowerPoint & Excel (Macros, xlookups, IF statements, and PivotTables a must)
  • Strong organizational skills, accuracy, and attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and structure work to achieve business outcomes
  • Ability to measure the effectiveness of business decisions by developing and reporting out KPIs
  • Ability to lead and collaborate across functions
  • Critical thinking, creative problem solving, and ability to work through ambiguity
  • Strong organizational skills, accuracy, and attention to detail
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication
  • Ability to present to and engage with Senior Leadership

Desirable Qualifications:

  • MBA or similar advanced degree from a top tier university preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to perform essential duties satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the position
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times

Company retains the sole discretion to change the duties of the position at any time. We provide all employees and applicants for employment with the protections of federal, state, and local laws affording equal opportunity in employment.

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Benefits

  • Paid Time Off

  • Paid Holidays

  • Regional Mentors

  • Sponsored Continuing Education Opportunities

  • Bonus Program

  • Referral Bonus

  • Health, Vision, Dental, & Life Benefits

  • Discounted Scrubs, Fitness Plans, and More

Personal Stories

“I joined Heartland Dental in 2018 with 13 years of dental experience in search of career and leadership growth, and I’ve gotten that in abundance. The support is never-ending. If you have a vision or a dream, Heartland supports it wholeheartedly. I am blessed to be a part of such an amazing Supported Practice!” 
Latasha Webber Regional Manager of Operations 
  • 2023 Joined the Communications Team
  • 2021 Promoted to Regional Manager of Operations supporting Columbia and Aiken, SC and Evan, GA
  • 2020 Expanded PMO role to support a second office
  • 2018 Promoted to become the office’s Practice Manager of Operations (PMO)
  • 2018 Joined Heartland Dental as a Business Assistant
Latash Webber
“I joined Heartland Dental in search of a new opportunity and have found so much more than I could have ever imagined. Heartland has provided me invaluable education opportunities that have allowed me to achieve things I never thought possible and do things I never would have imagined.” 
Noel Keyes Regional Manager of Operations
  • 2023 Promoted to Regional Manager of Operations supporting Charlotte, North Carolina
  • 2020 Transitioned to a PMO role supporting newly affiliated practices and new, or De Novo, offices in Charleston, SC
  • 2017 Promoted to Practice Manager of Operations (PMO) supporting offices in Melbourne, FL
  • 2015 Joined Heartland Dental as an Office Manager
Noel Keyes
“Beyond supporting me professionally, Heartland allows me to make a difference in my community. Being able to volunteer in Free Dentistry Days has been a huge motivator for me. I am proud to make a difference by helping empower providers to give back.” 
Amanda Hensiak Digital Marketing Liaison
  • 2023 Founding member of Alliance, Heartland Dental’s gender and sexuality employee-led community
  • 2022 Transitioned to Digital Marketing
  • 2022 Promoted to Field Marketing Strategist
  • 2018 Transitioned to the Regional Marketing Strategist
  • 2017 Promoted to Practice Manager of Operations
  • 2016 Promoted to Office Manager
  • 2014 Joined Heartland Dental as a Business Assistant
Amanda Hensiak
“I joined Heartland Dental in search of a new career opportunity. Thanks to the great leaders and developmental courses Heartland offers, I have grown both personally and professionally. I never imagined I would become part of a new and growing department!” 
Astra Dean Payor Relations Supervisor
  • 2022 Promoted to Payor Relations Supervisor
  • 2018 Joined a new, growing department as Payor Relations Lead
  • 2016 Promoted to Fee Schedule Manager
  • 2014 Promoted to Fee Schedule Supervisor
  • 2011 Moved to Dental Insurance Administration department as a Fee Schedule Coordinator
  • 2008 Transitioned to a role as a Dental Assistant
  • 2007 Joined Heartland Dental as a Business Assistant
Astra Dean

Heartland Dental

Heartland Dental provides exceptional service to more than 2,300 supported doctors, across 38 states and over 1,400 offices. Cementing itself as the largest, and still one of the fastest growing, Dental Support Organizations in the United States.

Each Heartland Dental supported office is unique to the community and the patients they serve. Supported doctors are the leaders of their practice and set forth their own clinical care philosophies. But all our partners are united by a common goal: delivering the highest quality dental care and experience.

At Heartland Dental, we’re committed to living our core values which promote diversity and inclusion. We provide all employees and applicants for employment the protections of federal, state, and local laws affording equal opportunity in employment.