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Healthcare Transformation Provider Supply Chain Senior Associate (5650652)

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Company: PwC

Location: Houston, TX

Date Posted: July 7, 2014

Source: PwC

PwC/LoS Overview:
Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading firm that services clients that include the Fortune 500, and will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career and personal brand? If you are, then PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (www.pwc.com/us) is the firm for you. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC US) helps clients meet the challenges and opportunities of the US marketplace in the areas of assurance, tax, and advisory. We offer the advantage of being part of a global network of firms combined with detailed knowledge of local, state and US national issues. More than 180,000 people in over 158 countries across the PwC network are committed to deliver quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. People across the PwC network share knowledge, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and deliver practical advice.

At PwC US, you will be ...

PwC/LoS Overview:
Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading firm that services clients that include the Fortune 500, and will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career and personal brand? If you are, then PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (www.pwc.com/us) is the firm for you. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC US) helps clients meet the challenges and opportunities of the US marketplace in the areas of assurance, tax, and advisory. We offer the advantage of being part of a global network of firms combined with detailed knowledge of local, state and US national issues. More than 180,000 people in over 158 countries across the PwC network are committed to deliver quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. People across the PwC network share knowledge, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and deliver practical advice.

At PwC US, you will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. We offer a flexible career progression model that allows for a variety of challenging opportunities throughout your career. We provide unparalleled coaching, mentoring, and career development programs; global opportunities; and state of the art technology-driven methodologies to help you provide quality service to our clients.

From strategy through execution, PwC Advisory helps clients build their next competitive advantage. As the world's second largest global consulting provider, we combine the breadth of knowledge of over 35,000 global professionals with deep industry knowledge to deliver custom solutions for our clients. A long history of working with many of the world's largest and most complex companies means we really understand the unique business challenges our clients face better than most consultancies.

Job Description:
Healthcare is a transforming industry due to legislative and regulatory demands, technology challenges, and societal trends. Our growing Health Industries Advisory practice provides management, technology and risk consulting services to help healthcare institutions around the world to anticipate and address their most complex business challenges. Our practitioners are supported by a dedicated health research unit, which is managed by a physician partner and provides our clients with cutting-edge intelligence, perspective, and analysis on issues transforming the health industry. Our professionals have deep health industry expertise and include physicians, nurses, system specialists, health policy analysts, actuaries, financial advisors, and data analysts. The Healthcare Advisory practice is aligned across: Healthcare Provider, Healthcare Payers, and Pharmaceutical and Life Science.

Our Operations consultants help clients realize competitive advantage from operations. This high performing team translates business strategy into operations strategy and transforms operations to drive both growth and profitability. Specific areas of focus include global footprint and network design, product innovation and development, sales and operations planning, procurement and sourcing, manufacturing operations, service operations, logistics, and capital programs.

The Supply Chain team provides consulting services in the area of strategy and tactician of supply chain improvement, advising companies in some of the following areas:

- inventory management, purchased services & supply utilization -operational review of materials management;
- acquisition price savings;
- negotiating contracts -redesigning logistical methodology from suppliers and clients;
- improving overall efficiency and effectiveness of purchasing departments;
- implementing automated supply delivery -strategizing on planning and organizing material management operations;
- policy and procedures on supply management initiatives assessment and implementation of Operating Room resource initiatives.

Position/Program Requirements:
Minimum Years of Experience: 4

Minimum Degree Required: Master's degree in Business Administration, Public Health or Health Administration. Bachelor's degree in Business, Healthcare Management or Industrial Engineering

Certification(s) Preferred: Certified Material and Resource Professional (CMRP)

Knowledge Preferred:
Considerable knowledge of supply chain within the Healthcare Industry in one of the following areas: clinical resource management, distribution and inventory, procure to pay or contracting and sourcing.
Membership in one or more of the National organizations preferred: Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), Association for Healthcare Resources and Material Management (AHRMM), American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).

Skills Preferred:
Demonstrated and proven considerable experience and exposure to supporting the supply chain process in three or more of the following skill sets: process review, redesign and implementation, productivity and efficiency, clinical resource management / value analysis, distribution or distributor assessment, distributor recommendation and optimization, in sourcing / outsourcing assessment, purchase services review and assessment, contracting non-labor cost reduction, inventory and par management, account payable invoice discrepancy management, supply chain IT, technology assessment and optimization, GPO assessment, GPO selection and optimization, capital asset management, and, analysis and communication; a specialty in pharmacy supply chain or preoperative supply chain is preferred.
Considerable experience identifying and addressing client needs: actively participating in client discussions and meetings; communicating a broad range of Firm services; managing engagements including preparing concise, accurate documents and balancing project economics management with the occurrence of unanticipated issues.
Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader: creating a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members; providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; keeping leadership informed of progress and issues; answering questions and providing direction to less-experienced staff.

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