Director | Northern Plains Premier Collaborative | Full Time 40 Hours

Rapid City, SD Full time 22_1151


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Support Services

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Materials Management



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Job Summary

Through volume commitment and local negotiations the Northern Plains Premier Collaborative, LLC (NPPC, LLC) provides collaborative, collective purchasing volumes to achieve product purchasing savings. The director is responsible for coordinating and supervising the activities of the Network. The NPPC Network Director will serve as the liaison between the NPPC Operations Council, Value Analysis Teams, and other interested parties.

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Understands system and business practice concepts and work approaches used to systematically pursue ever-higher levels of performance and growth for NPPC.

  • Demonstrates understanding of strategic planning, research, and development of successful Regional collaboratives. Implements high-performance work approaches to achieve greater success for NPPC members.

  • Direct business and supply chain strategies, as evidenced by improved customer relations' focus, quality initiatives, financial performance, and operational performance of NPPC members.

  • Directs the day to day operations of the network, and implement strategies, goals and policies of the Operations Council. Serves as a liaison between NPPC Operations Council, Premier, Avera, Monument teams, and other interested parties.

  • Directs NPPC employees through complex projects to achieve value on behalf of its members.

  • Initiate network activities that lead towards resource/cost reduction, shared best practices, standardization, aggregate volume purchasing, and shared services to sustain and enhance rural health services, and eliminate health disparities.

  • Develop and maintain constructive relationships with the network partners, the on-site staff, all participating health care providers, and become involved in organization and community groups.

  • Tracks data and performance metrics related to member activity. This information shall be regularly reports to NPPC Operations Council.  

  • Identifies and pursues opportunities through Premier and other vendors, which will provide additional value to member organization through collaboration.

  • Creates an environment in which people feel valued, respected, and energized to explore new methods of doing business, generating revenue, and taking calculated risks.  Develops employees based on linkage to business requirements and ensures employees are competent to manage change.

  • All additional duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements


Education - BS/BA in business administration or related field

Experience - 5+ years project development/management related to health care supply chain or group purchasing

Certification - valid state drivers license

Physical Demands
Sedentary work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.

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