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Guidehouse Healthcare Supply Chain Consulting Director in Des Moines, Iowa


Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit:


The Supply Chain Practice Executive will contribute to the profitable growth of the firm’s healthcare Commercial Health Operational Effectiveness Practice by driving supply chain related solutions and innovation to achieve continued growth. The ideal candidate will bring extensive healthcare industry experience with a proven track record of delivering innovative clinical and operational performance solutions to Hospital/Provider institutions. He/she will leverage his/her expertise supply chain expertise sell and to support strategic innovation unique to this type of institution. The Executive will be responsible for developing transformational change and execution models as well as overseeing and delivering the highest quality deliverables to the client at optimal profit for Guidehouse.

This leader will participate in and help direct nationwide business development and relationship management activities for Guidehouse hospital clients and prospects. He/she will provide leadership for structuring and integrating our current offerings to serve their needs and developing leading-edge consulting and consultants, in the supply chain provider service line.

This role will have responsibility for the following:

Client Relationship Management including: Manage a portfolio of client engagements and consulting staff of the enterprise assuring all contractual, targets and deliverables are met. Maintain strong relationships with C-level contacts at client healthcare organizations and develop and instill best practices throughout the organization

New Business Development including: T hought/brand leadership, lead to develop new clients and relationships as well as expand on Guidehouse existing client relationships, be catalyst that result in $3+ million in credited new business for the firm and more importantly lift Guidehouse supply chain value and overall operations importance to the industry

Consulting Staff Leadership: Direct line management, career development, advocacy for, recruitment of and retention of consulting team that promotes a positive and performance oriented culture, ensure consultants thrive and clients maximize care and financial results by focus on value laden profitable innovative solutions.

Content Expertise: R elate effectively and credibly with health system C-suite the context of business development as well as service delivery comprehensively across hospital operations and strategy, but specifically delivering superior, innovative supply chain solutions that deliver measurable value and financial results.


  • 10+ yrs. experience in healthcare provider performance improvement of operations/strategy and implementation

  • 5 + yrs. in delivering management consulting in market/practice leadership capacity with strong focus on supply chain optimization.

  • At least 7 + years of deep content expertise in hospital supply chain improvement (either consulting or within industry operations management)

  • Strong financial experience/focus – deep understanding of supply chain metrics, KPIs and how to drive improvement in those metrics

  • 5+ years of demonstrated success managing large supply chain improvement projects (as project director) with a healthcare provider institution

  • Subject Matter Expertise in 3 or more functional areas of provider supply chain: Logistics, Supply Chain Strategy, Supply Pricing and Utilization, Supply Chain Resilience, Value Analysis, ERP optimization, Procure to Pay Automation and/or Purchased Services.

  • Demonstrated track record in business development, client management and measurable results for clients in health care services demonstrating successfully sales quota of $3+ million annually of professional services

  • Proven and referenceable experience developing senior level client relationships at large hospitals that translates into in securing new business for the firm

  • A high level of intelligence, strategic, analytical and conceptual skills; and a practical approach to problem solving and business growth

  • Masters degree in business, systems engineering, healthcare administration or equivalent professional experience;

  • Ability to travel routinely 9-12 nights per month

    Preferred Skills

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills including public speaking for large and small groups, the ability to leverage the written word in a clear, concise and compelling manner as a tool for communication and persuasion

  • Comfort with ambiguity, a strong sense of confidence without arrogance, creative but practical, flexible but with a strong results orientation, appreciation for the importance of details but with a higher calling to advance strategic imperatives

  • Strong conceptual, as well as quantitative and qualitative analytical skills.

  • Strong organizational skills, including ability to prioritize tasks and delegate when appropriate

  • The highest levels of professional and personal integrity

Additional Requirements

  • The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

  • This position is open to candidate virtually from EST, CST, PST time zones as well as AZ, UT.

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

  • No sponsorship is available for this position.

  • Due to our contractual requirements, to be eligible for this role, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated at time of hire.


About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and Benefits

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

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