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Facilities Strategic Sourcing Manager

Company Description

At Intuitive, we are united behind our mission: we believe that minimally invasive care is life-enhancing care. Through ingenuity and intelligent technology, we expand the potential of physicians to heal without constraints.

As a pioneer and market leader in robotic-assisted surgery, we strive to foster an inclusive and diverse team, committed to making a difference. For more than 25 years, we have worked with hospitals and care teams around the world to help solve some of healthcare's hardest challenges and advance what is possible.

Intuitive has been built by the efforts of great people from diverse backgrounds. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere. We strive to foster an inclusive culture built around diversity of thought and mutual respect. We lead with inclusion and empower our team members to do their best work as their most authentic selves.

Passionate people who want to make a difference drive our culture. Our team members are grounded in integrity, have a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and bring diverse, real world experiences to help us think in new ways. We actively invest in our team members to support their long-term growth so they can continue to advance our mission and achieve their highest potential.

Join a team committed to taking big leaps forward for a global community of healthcare professionals and their patients. Together, let's advance the world of minimally invasive care.

Job Description

Primary Function of Position

The Strategic Sourcing Manager for Facilities and Construction will serve as the global sourcing manager for Intuitive’s facilities services and construction projects. This role will provide a significant contribution to Intuitive’s global facility growth plans. The ideal candidate will provide the leadership, strategy and the appropriate level of tactical execution to manage spend within these categories. Facilities services and construction related spend categories include workplace services, EHS, new build and tenant improvement projects. This individual will work closely with the facilities, workplace services, and the construction project management teams to manage sourcing strategies that drive significant value and impact for Intuitive’s operations.  

Collaboration with facilities, construction, workplace services, finance & business stakeholders are necessary to succeed in this role.  Strong project management and communications will also be key in this role as this person will be interacting with many ISI employees, departments and suppliers to facilitate cross-functional sourcing activities and support global company-wide initiatives.


Essential Job Duties

Drive Strategic Sourcing and RFP Process Execution

  • Develop RFPs, create complex bidding spreadsheets and supplier selection scorecards
  • Create and manage sourcing project timelines while serving as a project manager throughout the sourcing process
  • Manage RFP or sourcing process with minimal support, start-to-finish, for simple-to-medium complexity projects (to include market research, RFP development, and management of communications, stakeholder involvement, etc.)
  • Evaluate bid responses (quantitatively and qualitatively)
  • Facilitate the development of award scenarios and recommendations for stakeholder evaluation, consideration and decision-making
  • Collaborate with internal customers to drive establishment and execution of renewals and program strategy

Contract Negotiation, Development and Management

  • Review contracts and spend to assess potential sourcing opportunities
  • Meet with internal business owners & legal to follow-up on concerns relating to RFPs / sourcing projects
  • Provide guidance on contract term negotiations through collaborative approach with facilities and construction stakeholders.
  • Partner with legal /contracts team to negotiate best in class contract terms

Ad-Hoc Analysis and Support

  • Collaborate with internal customers to create a preferred global supplier list for key spend categories/trades/scopes
  • Manage strategic supplier performance and compliance with associated SLAs
  • Assist the Sr. Sourcing Manager in tracking and updating KPIs
  • Support and identify process improvements 
  • Develop and deliver presentations for internal stakeholder communications / updates, also review other team members’ deliverables.  
  • Lead total cost of ownership and cost modeling when appropriate
  • Partner with internal customers to develop a sourcing category strategy and project pipeline from 1-2 years out


Required Skills and Experience 

  • 7+ years’ experience with 3-5 years in a procurement role. Experience sourcing facilities and construction spend categories is preferred.
  • Superior analytical ability to quickly gather facts, perform root cause analysis and draw conclusions
  • Strong conceptual thinking skills with adeptness to lead others through ambiguous and/or complex issues.
  • Extensive experience managing change across multiple stakeholder groups
  • Superior negotiation skills to influence senior leadership on strategic direction, business case value proposition and sourcing recommendations.
  • Strong contract/vendor negotiation preparation and execution skills to achieve desired outcomes from supplier negotiations.
  • Ability to build consensus and act as an independent arbiter to achieve sourcing outcomes that meet business requirements without sacrificing service or increasing risk/cost
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks concurrently and knowledge of business requirement and project management principles and methodology
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills for interaction with team members and stakeholders including senior management 
  • Must have very close attention to details and the drive to get things right with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to listen, understand, and communicate with employees at all levels of the company.  
  • Ability to build effective working relationships within ISI.
  • Must be able/willing to work onsite 3x a week in our Peachtree Corners, GA office.

Required Education and Training

  • Bachelor's Degree Required (in finance, business, supply chain, construction management, architectural / engineering, or equivalent degrees)

Additional Information

Due to the nature of our business and the role, please note that Intuitive and/or your customer(s) may require that you show current proof of vaccination against certain diseases including COVID-19.  Details can vary by role.

Intuitive is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information or any other status protected under federal, state, or local applicable laws.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.

Preference will be given to qualified candidates who do not reside, or plan to reside, in Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, or Tennessee.

We provide market-competitive compensation packages, inclusive of base pay, incentives, benefits, and equity. It would not be typical for someone to be hired at the top end of range for the role, as actual pay will be determined based on several factors, including experience, skills, and qualifications. The target salary ranges are listed.

Base Salary Range Region 1: $135,300 USD - $194,700 USD
Base Salary Range Region 2: $115,000 USD - $165,600 USD
Shift: Day
Travel: None
Workplace Type: Set Schedule - This job will be onsite weekly, the percentage of onsite work will be defined by the leader.

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