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EY Healthcare - Supply Chain - Manager in Des Moines, Iowa

Healthcare - Supply Chain - Manager

Consulting

Requisition # UNI00HUR

Post Date May 24, 2021

Today’s healthcare environment is undergoing rapid change and transformation, which the pandemic served to expedite. The market is being impacted by changing regulations, a shift from volume to value payment structures, increasing reliance on automation, and a move towards improved quality and population health management. Our clients work across the healthcare industry, from hospitals and integrated delivery networks to commercial and governmental insurers. You’ll use your industry knowledge and relationship skillsets to assist our clients in delivering services efficiently and effectively.

The opportunity

As part of EY’s Health Advisory practice, you will work with these clients across the country in solving complex problems in today’s rapidly changing healthcare environment. We currently are seeking a highly motivated Manager, with a focus on healthcare supply chain, to manage client engagement teams, work with a wide variety of clients to deliver professional services, and manage business development activities on strategic and global priority accounts.

Your key responsibilities

You’ll spend most of your time teaming with our supply chain team working with a broad spectrum of not-for-profit and for-profit healthcare clients, including hospitals, healthcare systems, and academic medical centers, to assess and redesign supply chain processes and optimize technology.

As a Manager in our Health Advisory group focused on Supply Chain, you’ll work with clients across all areas of the Supply Chain, including:

  • Procurement

  • Logistics / Distribution

  • Inventory management

  • Operations

  • Strategy

  • Value Analysis / Clinical Supply Chain

Skills and attributes for success

  • Effectively manage and motivate client engagement teams with diverse skills and backgrounds

  • Foster an innovative and inclusive team -oriented work environment. Play an active role in counselling and mentoring junior consultants within the organization

  • Foster relationships with client personnel at appropriate levels. Consistently deliver quality client services. Drive high-quality work products within expected timeframes and on budget. Monitor progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes

  • Support the cultivation and management of business development opportunities. Understand EY and its service lines and actively assess/present ways to serve clients. Develop and maintain long-term client relationships and networks

  • Demonstrate in-depth technical capabilities and professional knowledge. Remain current on new developments in advisory services capabilities and industry knowledge

  • Think and act entrepreneurially to help lead the growth and development of the Healthcare Supply Chain practice

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelors degree and approximately 7 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 5 years of related work experience

  • Approximately 4 years or more of advisory/consulting experience in the supply chain and other operational areas that impact the supply chain function (e.g. supply chain strategy, distribution/logistics, inventory management, procurement and sourcing, lean six sigma, operations, cost reduction, etc.), preferably with prior experience as a manager (or above), in a consulting firm or in a management role within industry

  • Strong clinical, pharmacy, materials management or purchased services background with supply chain in hospitals

  • Assist in generating revenue within existing healthcare clients and in developing new prospects at the “C” level of large healthcare companies

  • Ability to manage a team of staff/senior consulting professionals

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment (knows when to lead and when to follow)

  • Ability to create executive level presentations and deliver them

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • A willingness to travel to meet client needs; travel is estimated at 40-60% (recognizing our business model is evolving and this will likely decrease)

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • A degree with an emphasis in business, healthcare administration, supply chain, logistics and/or nursing (ex. MBA, MEng, MHA, MPH, MSN or JD)

  • Exposure to advanced analytics platforms/solutions

  • Additionally, we seek candidates with specific subject matter expertise in clinical supply chain (must have clinical background) including clinical resource utilization, clinical supply/care variation, physician preference items, and clinical supply chain performance improvement.

  • Additionally, we seek candidates with specific subject matter expertise in Healthcare Supply Chain Operations including strategy, operations/performance improvement, ERP/Supply Chain tech optimization, efficiency/automation, workforce development, and demand planning/inventory/visibility

What we look for

We’re interested in passionate leaders with strong vision and a desire to stay on top of trends in the healthcare industry. If you have a genuine passion for healthcare and helping organizations maximize their supply chain, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 15 days of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now.

EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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