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Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager IT

Work mode:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Marlborough, MA, US, 01752


Additional Location(s): 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.                

About the role:
As part of the Indirect Sourcing organization, the Sr. Strategic Sourcing Manager develops and implements sourcing strategies that result in a sustainable competitive advantage for the Global IT category, while managing critical activities to reduce costs without compromising quality.  In this highly visible position, the incumbent will build and leverage relationships between suppliers and BSC sites, divisions and regional sourcing teams, and partner with the Chief Information Officer and IT leadership to achieve organizational and functional goals.
Your Responsibilities will include:

  • Leading IT sourcing specialists in category strategy development, strategic sourcing, and major contracts negotiations 
  • Establishing cross-functional sourcing teams to evaluate and onboard suppliers to support project timelines, manage cost and achieve company performance goals
  • Managing outsourcing contract compliance and supporting sourcing teams with due diligence and creating solutions for outsourcing; promote best practices in outsourcing
  • Strategically influence and build relationships with outside suppliers and respective internal leads to deliver optimal outcomes
  • Owning the IT Sourcing process; serve as the subject matter expert
  • Conducting periodic market analysis of rates and other commercial terms
  • Leading enterprise governance process and supplier management of outsourced providers including the development and implementation of KPIs; support functional governance meetings
  • Negotiating new agreements and SOWs in support of key sourcing areas
  • Building and developing effective partnerships with C-suite, IT managers and business owners
  • Guiding respective internal leads and team members through a holistic and systematic category approach to supplier selection and management

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline 
  • 3 years of experience in IT Sourcing (i.e. software and services)
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in procurement
  • Experience managing project teams and implementing change management programs  
  • Experience with project management and contract negotiations
  • Experience managing ambiguous situations with conflict resolution skills; strong interpersonal skills

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in any discipline
  • Professional certification in Supply Chain Management (CPMS, MCIPS or equivalent)
  • 5 years of experience in IT Sourcing
  • Critical thinking and analytical skills 
  • People management experience (i.e line manager) with ability to communicate effectively with individuals on all levels
  • Experience designing, building or managing business process improvement and/or automation

Requisition ID: 583088

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 prohibited substance 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.

Nearest Major Market: Boston

Job Segment: Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain Manager, Supply Chain, Procurement, Business Process, Operations, Management

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