Value Analysis and Recall Manager

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10 Brookline Place West, Brookline, MA 02445


Employment Type:
Full time

Work Location:
PTL Remote: 2-3 days remote/wk


Dana Farber Supply Chain organization is in the process of transforming to provide best in class efficient and effective end-to-end services. With spend under management in excess of $1.6 billion, the DFCI supply chain organization is responsible for strategic category management, warehousing & Logistics, Procurement Operations, Accounts Payable, Central Sterile, and other retail and patient benefiting services.

This position reports into a newly created Sourcing, Value Analysis, and Contract Management Function with the following critical operational responsibilities.

  • Business Engagement & Planning
  • Value Analysis
  • Recall Management
  • Product Evaluations
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Category Planning
  • Contract Negotiations and Management
  • Supplier Performance Mgmt & Business Reviews
  • Biomedical Engineering


The Value Analysis and Recall Manager is dedicated to supporting the new product review. process and supporting organizational wide value analysis committees. Additionally, this role leads supply chain (non Pharmacy) Recall Related communications, documentation, stakeholder engagement including facilitating decisioning on replacement products, return/credit related opportunities, etc. This role will also support Supply Chain conversion opportunities with the value analysis committees.


  • The Value Analysis and Recall Manager will lead the Products and Standards team looking at all new and existing clinical products and all of its activities and initiatives.
  • Compiles and analyzes reports to identify opportunities for improved supply utilization, standardization, and process improvement; evaluates findings and makes recommendations
  • Collect, analyze, interpret, and summarize data, using Microsoft Office Applications and other information sources including clinical and financial data.
  • Has primary responsibility for updating the DFCI Value Analysis Program
  • Responsible for leadership and operations of the supply Chain value analysis team.
  • Provide strategic expertise to facilitate supply expense management and process improvement.
  • Assists with product conversions and follows up on product quality concerns.
  • Evaluate the utilization of the products we use post implementation
  • Educates and mentors others within and outside the department on the value analysis process.
  • Collaborates in the identification, analysis and implementation of best practices and expense management initiatives.
  • Interpret results to identify areas of opportunity for cost management and clinical quality within the supply chain of the DFCI including operations and research communities.
  • Organizes results into presentation-quality materials including executive-level presentations for use in senior management settings
  • Works with other members of the Supply Chain team including contracting, materials management and all members of the research and clinical quality value analysis team to support analytical requirements for various projects
  • Supports Product Recall evaluations and associated actions.
  • Coordinates inquiries to and responses from various Hospital benchmarking services and reports on them as required.
  • Identifies cost savings opportunities for products currently in use through review and analysis of group purchasing contracts, benchmarking partners, and market data.
  • Assures timely completion of assignments and proper coverage            
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.                          


  • Bachelor's degree in Business preferred.
  • 4 to 6 years prior value analysis or related healthcare experience required.
  • Bachelors degree in business
  • Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M. or CMRP) preferred.
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other web- based applications.
  • Experience in the use of ERP technology; PeopleSoft experience preferred.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, customer service, analytical and problem-solving skills. Attention to detail is a strong requirement.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands and to seek supervisory assistance as appropriate.
  • Familiarity with Lean or related concepts and processes;

Experience in healthcare environment preferred.



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