Job Description

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 the largest providers of high-quality, single-family rental homes in the United States. With more than 90,000 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 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. 

Employment with Progress Residential is conditional on a satisfactory background and drug screen.

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Position Summary:

The Strategic Sourcing Analyst plays a key role using data and analytics to identify total cost reduction as well as performance improvement opportunities for direct materials supply programs. Leveraging multiple data & reporting platforms the associate will work on sourcing strategy development to support the Construction, Vendor Management, Due Diligence, Project Coordination, Construction Estimation, and Operational Excellence Teams. Initially this role will be focused on improving execution of all material warranties and developing processes to extract the full value of warranties in the future.  This role will report to the National Director Strategic Sourcing supporting the team responsible for over $200M annual spend. 

Essential Functions:

  • Support creating Total Cost of Ownership models (acquisition, warranty, and service repair/replacement) capturing the entire product lifecycle, expert on warranty cost and product service needs, improve executional support for Service and Vendor Management teams

  • Utilize both quantitative and qualitative data sources to support development of category specific nationwide procurement strategies targeted at improving performance gaps

  • Development of reports from a variety of data sources via combination of SQL & Excel Formulas/Pivot Tables

  • Categorize and analyze spend for the purpose of identifying sourcing opportunities as well as product standardization

  • Assist and in some cases manage RFI/RFP/RFQ, negotiation, supplier selection, and contracting

  • Partner with the Supply Chain and Vendor Management Teams to support successful execution of sourcing programs

  • Assist in developing Material Supplier Performance data framework and reporting mechanisms including Cost, Cost of Poor Quality, Delivery, Contract Compliance.


  • Bachelor’s degree in the field of supply chain management, finance, economics, data analytics/science, or business administration or 5+ years of progressive experience as an analyst

  • 3+ years’ experience across any of the following: strategic sourcing, business analytics, implementing material supply programs, purchasing, logistics

  • Strong problem-solving skills and demonstrated success working collaboratively with a cross-functional process and/or project team

  • Capable of combining and rationalizing multiple data sources and communicating analysis to all levels of the organization

  • Requires abstract thinking and creative solutions

  • Ability to collaborate and act decisively with the ability to interact effectively inside and outside the department

  • Technically proficient in Microsoft Office applications (especially Excel, Data visualization software and Power Point) as well as other computer applications

  • Ability to travel to Suppliers, Conferences and Progress Markets 10-20% (5-10 trips / year)

Closing Statement:

This brief 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. 

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, 401k match, 10 paid holidays and much more.

Closing Statement:
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. 

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