Director Procurement National Renovation Programs
Looking for an opportunity with a dynamic, fun, and goal-oriented company? We’re growing quickly and we’re looking for some not-so-typical talent to join our team.
Progress Residential® is one of the largest providers of high-quality, single-family rental homes in the United States. With more than 65,000 homes across some of the fastest-growing markets, our residents appreciate the flexibility, freedom, and convenience of living in a single-family home without the obligations of home ownership.
Progress is committed to making the home rental process easy and enjoyable for the 100,000+ residents we serve by empowering our team members and investing in innovative systems and technology. Our portfolio has continued to grow substantially the past few years and we see increasing demand for professionally managed single-family rental homes and anticipate continued growth.
At Progress we’re focused on maintaining a safe environment for our employees and our community. We incentivize and encourage our employees to be fully vaccinated.
This Director will be the National Leader responsible developing, expanding and rationalizing Progress’s nationwide programs in support of the renovation, turns and service business partners. This includes programs like 3rd party inspections, rotations and other related programs, partnering with IT and Systems managers to optimize the scoping systems. This role will also be the commercial focal for labor rates we pay renovation contractors partnering with the materials director and peers in Procurement and Renovations to determine the should cost for a renovation project.
Recruit, Negotiate and Manage Strategic Partners to be part of Progress’s network of partners to optimize how we manage, price and transact renovation projects. Sell the vision of Progress future and the opportunity this presents for partners to grow their business.
Communicate with Renovations Team Leaders to understand gaps in Capacity or Coverage Area, and respond by developing and executing strategies to fill needs.
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Work with Vendor Management to understand existing network, local market needs, support the onboarding workflows to completely onboard contractors to compliant/active status
Work with Materials Management team to understand Progress’s Supply Programs and assist in integrating material cost (along with labor (direct owner)) for total cost of renovation.
Be a Contractor "Training" Resource. After onboarding work with Renovation and Procurement leaders to ensure the Vendors are trained on Progress’s RTS Systems Processes and Tools
This role may require extensive travel to Progress Markets to meet face-to-face with Progress Leaders and Partners Owners/Founders to develop the relationships needed to meet Progress’s expansion goals.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Real Estate, Construction or Project Management
At least eight (8) years’ experience in residential construction, renovation or remodeling with at least three involving direct people leadership
Direct experience developing new or expanding strategic relationships either in Procurement/Sourcing or Sales/ Business Development
Direct experience and ability to analyze, present and discuss financial data in manner to influences business leaders.
Basic understanding of project management
What you can expect from us:
Progress Residential® offers all the financial and non-financial incentives you would expect from an innovative real estate investment and management firm:
In addition to outstanding training, we host quarterly summits and town hall meetings to encourage growth, knowledge sharing and a good time. After all, it’s about progress, not perfection.
We offer competitive compensation, including a performance-based bonus.
Our generous benefits package includes comprehensive healthcare coverage for you and your family, parental leave, paid time off, 9 paid holidays and much more.
This summary is not an all-inclusive description of job duties. Other job duties and responsibilities may also be assigned by the incumbent’s supervisor at any time based upon Company need.
Progress Residential® is a proud Equal Opportunity employer, m/f/d/v.
Job Reference #: JR102274