The employer operates senior retirement communities.
Ensures Supplier performance and report on as required at corporate committee meetings.
Negotiates and executes corporate agreements and supplier contracts as needed to support the critical business needs.
Strategically develop and implement commodity/supply chain strategies covering all commodities, services and supplier processes throughout organization to deliver maximum value, leverage, and standardization.
Leads product development commodity strategies in line with corporate initiatives to improve procurement efficiencies and reduce the total cost of supply and services for the organization.
Manages an overall vendor database which creates and sustains a competitive atmosphere, leveraging spend and technologies.
Provides all teams with the information and support necessary to meet target costs and establish program cost models.
Manages materials savings initiatives in line with profit plan and overall business objectives.
Bachelor's degree or greater or equivalent business experience
At least 10 years of mid to senior level management experience in the Healthcare/Senior Living/Hospitality industries.
7-10 years' progressive experience in Purchasing & Sourcing with extensive experience in the Healthcare, Senior Living and/or Hospitality industry, preferably in a strategic setting in a mid to large size multi-site organization.
Solid track record establishing annual goals and objective to achieve substantial cost reduction and chairing Value Analysis Committee meetings.
Bachelor's degree or greater or equivalent business experience.
NAPM (A.P.P. C.P.M.) or APICS (CPIM, CIRM) certification preferred
Strong computer skills, ideally with experience using Windows-based PC programs.
Ability to coordinate and communicate with multiple level of management efforts within the company to achieve objectives.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent organizational and problem solving skills.
Ability to handle multiple tasks daily with awareness of deadlines.
Ability to identify processes needing improvement, and to recommend improvements.