Senior Procurement Manager in Louisville, KY at ResCare

Date Posted: 10/9/2018

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Job Description

BrightSpring Health Services 

Title: Senior Procurement Manager

Job Category: Corporate Services

Line of Business: Resource Center Services

About BrightSpring Health Services and Our Family of Brands

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! BrightSpring Health Services is the new name for Kentucky-based ResCare, Inc., the parent company that supports a diverse family of brands. After more than 40 years of a successful history of helping people through a variety of settings and service offerings, we’ve reinvented ourselves.

At BrightSpring, everything we do centers on helping people live their best life. Our vision is to be the leading provider of home and community based health services for the needs of the complex populations we serve. We want to make sure that our clients receive the right care at the right time in the safest environment possible.

We are excited that you might consider joining our dedicated network of compassionate professionals who work in thousands of communities across the country - helping more than 60,000 people every day.

Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Senior Procurement Manager.

About this Line of Business

BrightSpring Health Services is one of the largest providers of diversified home and community-based health services to complex, high-cost populations. The company provides nonclinical habilitative services and/or clinical rehabilitative services for people of all ages and skill levels.  Primary businesses include: behavioral health (including autism services), home health care (including personal care, home health, and hospice), neuro therapy, and job placement and vocational training, supported by pharmacy and telecare ancillary technologies and services. These businesses employ more than 45,000 dedicated team members in more than 40 states and provide services to more than 2 million people annually. 

BrightSpring Health Services is focused on providing quality and lower-cost outcomes to challenging and high-cost populations, through best-in-class services and technology innovation. Our Connected Home care model is an industry-leading approach to the future of health care services to achieve strong quality and compliance while also driving efficiency and cutting waste. 

Our care professionals work in thousands of communities across the United States. Founded and headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, the company has been making a difference in people’s lives and communities since 1974 – providing home and community-based health services to complex populations and helping people live their best life.

As a(n) Senior Procurement Manager you will: 

This position helps to lead the strategic implementation and execution of procurement services which include but not limited to office supplies, furniture, medical supplies, food service distribution, food service vendor contracts, bank card purchases, home improvement supplies, printing, shipping, maintenance agreements, energy savings initiatives and fleet.

Essential Responsibilities/Job Duties

  • Create and maintain excellent relationships with current and prospective vendors.
  • Estimate cost parameters and budgets for purchases.
  • Implement continuous improvement opportunities in procurement processes, procedures, and systems.
  • Develop programs to discover cost reductions with current vendors, while actively seeking new suppliers.
  • Review and analyze all suppliers and pricing options.
  • Reconcile financial transactions.
  • Coordinate with Accounting and Finance to ensure accurate general ledger entries. 
  • Communicate with field operators on new and current projects.
  • Generate RFP’s for different departments within the organization.
  • Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services. Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries.
  • Assesses total costs of company purchases. Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness. Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs.
  • Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements. 
  • Monitor business trends and product availability to pay the best price for company goods and services without sacrificing quality or delivery times.
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 5+ years of experience in Business, Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain Management, or Consulting
  • 2-3 years of leadership experience preferred
  • Demonstrated management capabilities, especially related to leading strategic initiatives, driving performance, leading change efforts, and producing superior results.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong managerial skills 
  • Strong time management and planning skills required to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously while adapting to changes in business requirements in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Knowledge of state procurement practices.
  • Demonstrated expertise in drafting and analyzing RFP’s, RFQ’s, RFI’s, contracts, business documents and/or other agreements while assuring compliance with applicable laws, guidelines and contract terms.
  • Experience in negotiating purchasing terms with existing and prospective suppliers.
  • High level of technical proficiency the MS Office suite - Word, Excel, and Outlook and Oracle financial systems.

Personal Attributes

  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills.
  • Adept at reading, writing, and interpreting technical documentation and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to present ideas and solutions in user-friendly language.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Skilled at working within a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

Additional Information


BrightSpring Health Services offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

BrightSpring Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. BrightSpring Health Services does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

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