Vice President, Strategic Sourcing and Supply Chain Performance

Allina Health | Minneapolis, Minnesota 55407

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: March 21, 2024
Opportunity Code: 33913


Seeking a visionary leader to serve as the new Vice President, Strategic Sourcing and Supply Chain Performance over multiple locations, ensuring robust supply chain resilience with Allina Health!

The Position

  • The Vice President (VP) will oversee all non-labor spending and capital contracting, spearheading the development of a comprehensive supply chain resilience program. This program will ensure the reliability and accessibility of products and services while providing executive leadership to the sourcing infrastructure.
  • The VP will drive increased purchasing value, standardization, automation, optimization, and risk mitigation, thereby enhancing service levels. This role entails crafting strategies for sourcing, value management, and nurturing customer and supplier relationships.
  • Reporting to the Vice President of Supply Chain Management, this leader will manage a team of five direct reports and approximately sixteen FTEs.
  • The ideal candidate will demonstrate exceptional leadership by prioritizing the implementation of a category management strategy encompassing procurement prospect identification, product standardization, environmental and social considerations, supplier diversity, and fostering stronger supplier partnerships.
  • Collaborating seamlessly with key departments such as Finance, Safety and Quality, and Service Lines, the VP will establish pivotal value metrics. Strong emotional intelligence and the ability to cultivate robust relationships with physicians and other vital stakeholders are essential qualities for the ideal candidate.
  • Demonstrated experience in building highly functional Supply Chain Leadership Teams within a systemic environment is preferred. Seeking highly skilled, experienced leaders with a proven track record in resilience-focused environments to elevate our organization to new heights.


  • Bachelor’s degree required; Masters preferred.
  • Minimum of seven years’ leadership experience, coupled with expertise in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and procurement tools.
  • A proven track record of ten years in progressively responsible contracting management role, in combination with strategic planning, purchasing, operations and analytics; designing and oversight of category management for an organization with an annual non-labor spend of at least $1 billion. required.
  • Over fifteen years of hands-on procurement and supply chain experience required.
  • Experience in lean management and applied change management principles preferred.

The Community 

  • As the largest city in Minnesota, Minneapolis offers a plethora of entertainment options, including shopping at the renowned Mall of America, enjoying shows at the Tony Award-winning Guthrie Theater, and exploring world-class museums like the Walker Art Center, hailed by Newsweek as ‘possibly the best contemporary art museum in the country.’
  • Voted the ‘Healthiest City in America,’ Minneapolis boasts 197 parks and nearly 200 miles of paths winding through the metro area.
  • Situated in the Land of 10,000 Lakes, Minneapolis is surrounded by 22 lakes in the metropolitan area alone, making it the perfect destination for water enthusiasts.
  • With a vibrant food scene, Minneapolis offers a diverse array of culinary experiences, from trendy restaurants serving farm-to-table cuisine to ethnic eateries reflecting the city's rich cultural diversity.

The Organization

  • Allina Health is a not-for-profit healthcare system comprising 12 hospitals, 15 pharmacies, and over 90 clinics and specialty medical services, including hospice care, home medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation.
  • With more than 24,000 employees and 3.8 million patient visits annually, Allina Health plays a vital role in the communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin.
  • Allina Health's mission is to serve its communities by providing exceptional care, preventing illness, restoring health, and offering comfort to all.
  • Allina Health's Abbott Northwestern, Mercy, and United hospitals were ranked first, second, and fifth, respectively, in the Twin Cities by U.S. News & World Report's 2023-2024 Best Hospital Rankings.




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