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    Are you ready to love your job? Want to enjoy what you are doing each and every day? Is making a difference important to you? The Veterans Health Administration is looking for an energetic motivated individual ready to lead one of the most stimulating and important offices in the Department of Veterans Affairs...creating innovations that advance health care for our Veterans and the nation.

    VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

    America's Veterans need you! To find out more, go to http://www.va.gov/jobs/.

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    Responsibilities

    Financial Disclosure Report: Required
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: N/A
    Appraised Value Offer (AVO): N/A
    Relocation Expenses: Authorized
    The Department of Veterans Affairs offers Permanent Change of Station (PCS) relocation services. Permanent Change of Station is the relocation of a household due to government convenience in connection with a transfer between duty stations or facilities. For more information go to http://vaww.fscdirect.fsc.va.gov/pcs.asp.

    The Executive Director for Procurement and Logistics is the principal advisor to the Assistant Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Administrative Operations (ADUSH/AO) and other key officials within the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) on matters pertaining to VHA's supply chain organization, which includes acquisition and logistics. This involves developing the annual VHA Acquisition Plan that forms the basis for VHA's acquisition strategy, developing a comprehensive plan for the standardization of health care supplies and equipment, and developing improvements to the supply chain management within VHA. This position is responsible for building strategic alliances with facility and service center executives, directors, and staff as it relates to successfully performing the services required. This position is most ideally suited for someone with a strong background in healthcare and hospital supply chain management with progressive leadership experience as well as a working knowledge of the contracting process in the federal government.

    This position is a highly visible role, interacting with senior leadership and clinicians/physicians on a regular basis. The Executive Director for Procurement and Logistics will guide the organization's supply chain transformation, developing agile, new integrated systems and technologies to advance the organization's $14 billion medical supply chain spend program. The incumbent will also serve on multiple hospital and system-wide committees as a representative of the department. This individual is responsible for leading change positively, and setting the tone of the department as a service organization, continuously seeking to understand, meet, and exceed customer needs to improve healthcare quality for Veterans. The incumbent will be responsible for developing and nurturing the next generation of leaders who will introduce new ideas and fresh approaches in a dynamic environment.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

  • Job family (Series)

    0601 General Health Science

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/501183900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.