Director Pharmacy Strategic Sourcing resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Pharmacy supply chain for 24 years •Certified in process improvement methodology •Leader in contract sourcing •Implemented emplyee development and succession planning strategies •Operational oversight of national sourcing team contracting for 50% of specialty pharmaceuticals •Results-driven professional with strong client-centric skills and an agile approach to project management •Sound ability to conduct and interpret qualitative and quantitative analyses to interpret pharmacy sourcing opportunities •Negotiate contracts aligning multiple strategies •Fostered strategic relationships with key vendors resuting in key contracts •Health system excetives •Created operational strategies for executing pharmacy sourcing contracts •Comprehensive understanding of statistics and quality improvement techniques •Successful management and motivation of diverse cross functional teams •Excellent computer skills including MS Business Suite and current project management applications •Onboarding of newly accuired care sites to our system sourcing methodology and savings plan Delivered projects on time and within budget •Results-driven sales professional with a proven track record for achieving aggressive sales growth over prior years in a competitive market through increased sales volume within existing business and through efficient and effective new account penetration Manged multiple l in Healthcare •Results-driven executive with strong client-centric skills industry from defining requirements through implementation and control phases

  • Business process
  • Business systems
  • Change management
  • Closing
  • Coaching
  • Contracts
  • Conversion
  • Cost reduction
  • Functional
  • Information technology
  • Market research
  • Mentoring
  • Strategy development
  • Trade show representation
  • Relationship development
  • Budgets
  • Team management
  • Pricing
  • Project management
  • Project planning
  • Quality assurance
  • Risk management
  • Sales
  • SCL
  • Six Sigma
  • Strategy
  • Strategic alliances
  • Vendor relations
  • Vendor management
  • Communication planning
  • Team building
  • Process improvement
  • Business operations
Work History
11/2018 to Current Director, Pharmacy Strategic Sourcing Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. | Wilmington, MA,
  • Accountable for a large scale comprehensive contract portfolio enhancing pharmacy spend spanning over 700 care centers operating in 21 states.
  • Negotiated 25 local vendor contracts closing a $10M gap in pharmacy spend while implementing a GPO conversion.
  • Created new pharmacy pricing metholdies sharing costs and revenues across multiple stakeholders generating a $12M cash position Created a pharmacy sourcing plan measurable objectives creating savings.
  • Accountable for creating annual sourcing “Value Capture” strategy reducing pharmacy spend by 7-10%.
  • Conducted market research, identified and qualified prospects, developed sales strategies, assesses customer needs and recommended the best solutions.
01/2013 to 11/2018 Pharmacy Category Manager / 340B Program Manager SCL HEALTH | City, STATE,
  • Manages a portfolio of contracts regarding the supply, equipment, and service formularies in the pharmacy category.
  • Managed SCL Health’s 340B program through a HRSA audit, extending our services into contract pharmacies while optimizing savings for the system.
  • Facilitates value analysis teams for assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Recruits and educates members on the process.
  • Ensures compliance to the process and coordinates the work of this team with those of work groups involved in product selection, contracting and vendor management.
  • Identifies opportunities for cost reduction via review of purchase history, industry benchmarks, contract compliance data and utilization information.
  • Identifies, tests, and recommends products, equipment and services: what is available, what is needed, how they are used, who uses them and why they are used.
  • Researches new technologies, communicates with value analysis teams to determine when/if new technologies will become part of SCL Health’s portfolio.
  • Conducts reviews with major vendors.
  • Identifies and implements strategic alliances when advantageous.
  • Enforces SCL Health’s vendor management program promoting fair and unbiased treatment of vendors enhancing vendor relations.
08/1996 to 01/2013 Senior Project Manager MCKESSON | City, STATE,
  • Certified project management professional responsible for all phases of project planning, implementation and execution; i.e., set project costs and productivity benchmarks •Develop good working relationships with stakeholders at all levels of the organization to build consensus •Effectively lead and coordinated project teams of up to 50 members •Solve critical issues in a time-sensitive environment •Proven quality assurance, risk management and change management expertise •Thorough knowledge of cross-functional project management concepts, methods and practices; information technology applications, process, software and equipment; business systems design and business process management; testing techniques and methodologies •Mentoring and coaching Greenbelt team members in project work, helping them to understand and use Work-Out, Lean, and Six Sigma Methodologies for successful and timely completion of projects.
Expected in 2001 Bachelor of Science | IT / Network Engineering Westminster College of Salt Lake City, , UT GPA:
Expected in Master of Business Admistration | University St Mary’s of Leveanworth, KS, , GPA:

Certified Six Sigma Black Belt - 2004

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School Attended

  • Westminster College of Salt Lake City
  • University St Mary’s of Leveanworth, KS

Job Titles Held:

  • Director, Pharmacy Strategic Sourcing
  • Pharmacy Category Manager / 340B Program Manager
  • Senior Project Manager


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Business Admistration

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