Job Req ID:  113415

Sr. Director Procurement Integration

Johns Hopkins Sightline: Unleash Your Impact

The Johns Hopkins Sightline Business Modernization Project is more than just a job - it's a mission. We're tearing down walls to unleash the full potential of our people. Baltimore, ranked a top 2024 destination by the New York Times, is your backdrop as you join a dynamic and entrepreneurial team to reimagine the way Johns Hopkins works. We're not just simplifying processes and transforming technology - we're empowering people to focus on what matters most: research, teaching, patient care and community impact.

Does this sound like you?

  • Thrive in fast-paced environments with daily new challenges and opportunities.
  • Are passionate about simplifying complex systems to change people’s lives.
  • Believe in transformation that empowers, not hinders, the front-line people.
  • Have experience in process improvement, technology implementation, or project management.
  • Enjoy analytical thinking and problem solving.
  • Communicate clearly with a team.
  • Possess a desire to grow and learn.

Joining Sightline means you’ll

  • Work with cutting-edge technology.
  • Join a collaborative team of experts in higher education and healthcare.
  • Build new skills with a team that encourages creativity, innovation, and personal growth.
  • Gain valuable experience and expertise in process improvement, technology implementation, and change management.
  • Enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package that includes health insurance, retirement savings plans, telework options, and generous paid time off.

Become an architect of change and help shape the future of Johns Hopkins University and Medicine alongside a passionate team in Baltimore's vibrant hub.

Reporting to the Sightline Program Executive, we are seeking a Sr. Director Procurement Integration who will be a key member of the Sightline – Business Modernization project leadership team and will provide leadership, oversight, and management in support of the mission of the project. This role plans, organizes, leads, and directs multiple procurement functions within the project organizational structure. Superior interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills are required to foster transparent and service-oriented relationships throughout the University. This position also supervises the Procurement Integration team on the project.

The Senior Director interacts with executive leadership. The role advises the University Administration leadership team on questions/issues related to procurement business processes and practices. The Senior Director represents the University in a wide variety of forums internally and externally and is responsible for accomplishing organization-wide objectives by developing and implementing strategic solutions related to the Sightline project, aligned with the project’s goals and University’s mission. The position manages large complex University-wide projects and efforts to improve University systems, and business processes, or accomplish other significant University objectives in a collaborative, transparent, and consensus-building manner. Critical skill sets include project management, change management, training, communications, and business process reengineering.

Sightline is a multi-year initiative that leverages a cross-disciplinary, inter-entity team and hundreds of stakeholders in selecting and implementing the next ERP software platform for the Johns Hopkins enterprise. In addition to the software platform, all associated business transformation related to processes, policies, and other operating considerations within post-award administration are in scope.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Translate the strategic direction and business objectives established by JHU leadership into holistic change strategies appropriate within JHU’s operating environment.
  • Develop strategy for system use across JHU, primarily in support of procurement, and at appropriate intersection and integration points with other functional areas including finance, business operations, and human resources.
  • Understand/design efficient and effective business processes in collaboration with human resources and finance leaders to allow for optimal utilization of systemic tools.
  • Coordinate and plan major system implementation(s) across JHU, accounting for needs to standardize system usage to maintain effective and efficient processes and consistent internal controls.
  • Serve as a key business contributor to long-term overall technology strategic planning. Liaison with Information Technology for the evaluation of new technologies to assess enterprise value and impact.
  • Support the design and implementation of governance functions, both pre- and post- system implementations, primarily in procurement, and at appropriate intersection and integration points with other functional areas including finance, business operations and human resources.
  • Plan, design, develop, deliver, and evaluate training and knowledge management programs to cultivate desired workforce capabilities. For major system installations, ensure appropriate training and job aid resources are developed and maintained to promote appropriate in-system behavior.
  • In collaboration with the Executive Director of Change Management, define the framework and direction for all communication efforts, develop/review messaging, and facilitate the change process by structuring and/or coordinating communication activities. Facilitate senior leadership involvement and include all stakeholders from top to bottom of JHU Procurement to ensure alignment and accelerate change.
  • Working with the AVP of Financial and Administrative Transformation and alongside procurement teams across JHU to create the procurement operation of the future; identify changing skills, design the future procurement operating framework, and define critical procurement processes.
  • Chair committees and engage JHU leaders to develop strategic direction, recommend improvement areas, elevate potential strategic and operational risks and to determine mitigation strategies. Coordinate, organize and manage planning and execution of selected strategies and system improvements.
  • Develop and implement strategies to attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged procurement integration workforce of approximately 10-20 JHU staff by diagnosing capability gaps, recruiting, selecting, and developing talent, supporting mentorship, workforce development, and succession planning and leveraging the capabilities of new and existing talent.
  • Ensure staff provide high levels of customer service, both internally and externally
  • Cultivate an environment in which staff respect and adhere to integrity and ethics by integrating those values into work processes.

Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Deep knowledge in procurement operations, understanding full employee life cycle processes.
  • Knowledge of procurement regulations and laws.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to foster an environment of diversity and inclusion.
  • Leadership skills – crucial for driving change and ensuring alignment across stakeholders.
  • Proficiency with presentation and collaboration tools including all Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, SharePoint, Teams, OneDrive).
  • Superior organization skills and attention to detail, including the ability to manage project plans, collect and analyze data, and manage multiple projects at one time.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, maintain confidentiality, and always have a customer service-oriented, “can do” problem-solving attitude.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate field of study.
  • Minimum of ten years of relevant work experience.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working in higher education, project management, and/or consulting.
  • Experience with system integrations.



Classified Title: Sr. Director Sightline Project 
Job Posting Title (Working Title): Sr. Director Procurement Integration   
Role/Level/Range: L/05/LI  
Starting Salary Range: $143,500 - $251,200 Annually (Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:00pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: Hybrid/Mount Washington Campus 
Department name: Sightline 
Personnel area: University Administration 



Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here:

Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines: JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

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Hybrid: On-site 3-4 days a week