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Director, Global Clinical Sourcing

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Additional Location(s): US-MN-Maple Grove; US-MN-Arden Hills

Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.

Director, Global Clinical Sourcing


About the Role:

The Director, Global Clinical Sourcing leader at Boston Scientific is responsible for developing and executing optimal clinical sourcing strategies, selecting and managing global supplier relationships.  Drive sourcing/supplier initiatives to meet product, service, quality and overall clinical requirements, and achieve cost savings.


Your Responsibilities Include:

  • Direct/lead/coach Pre-Clinical & Clinical Sourcing team to ensure that strategies are developed and implemented, resulting in a strong supply base that continuously creates a sustainable competitive advantage.
  • Develop Annual Sourcing Plans that will reflect year-over-year cost reductions, quality enhancements and overall continuous improvement.
  • Provides strategic influence while building relationships with the clinical suppliers and respective internal clinical leadership
  • Develop global strategies to meet present and future supply and service requirements by applying advanced knowledge of sourcing principles, practices, tools and technology.
  • Build strong value-adding relationship with internal customer groups, cross functional team members and suppliers.
  • Develop, implement, and manage processes for supply and service-related (1) problem resolution and (2) opportunity identification between users and suppliers that result in high levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Establish and support a work environment of continuous improvement that supports BSC’s Quality Policy, Quality System, and the appropriate regulations for the area they support.  Ensure all employees are trained to do their work and their training is documented.


Compliance Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop and maintain Clinical Vendor Selection & Management Procedures
  • Oversee vendor performance through standardized metrics
  • Manage Healthcare Provider (HCP) contracting process for provision of services
  • Support regulatory audits for Clinical Studies which involve supplier
  • Select and manage vendors on the Clinical Approved Vendor List
  • Chair the Clinical Vendor Management Advisory Board
  • Facilitate and support Corrective Action Plans for Clinical Suppliers
  • Support acquisition responsibilities including:
    • Integral part of the diligence team to evaluate study & clinical outsourcing costs
    • Lead Clinical vendor integration in alignment with Clinical strategy
    • Identify strategic partners for new therapies


What We’re Looking For:

Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 10+ years of Clinical and/or Sourcing experience
  • 5+ years of People Leadership Experience
  • Strong experience with negotiation of contract and commercial terms
  • Strong global leadership and collaboration skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Clinical trial experience and/or knowledge preferred
  • FDA Regulated Experience preferred
  • MBA or Masters in related field preferred



Requisition ID: 542226


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.

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