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 PURPOSE


This position will conduct vendor sourcing, vendor onboarding, provide introductory training and process administrative updates to vendor information. Once a vendor is onboarded successfully, the role provides life cycle support to ensure that the vendor fulfills their contractual obligations and that the respective leaders in the various geographic markets are well-served by the portfolio of contracted vendors. The Vendor Onboarding Specialist is responsible for supporting the process of contracting qualified vendor suppliers who provide home improvement, maintenance, and/or repair services to the regional markets of Progress Residential.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Implement sourcing strategies to build a pipeline of vendor candidates including inviting qualified prospects to participate in vendor onboarding, providing instruction, guidance and training. Conduct a high volume of prospective vendor screens and intake interviews as part of the sourcing strategy. Refers prospective vendors to applicable supplier manufacturer programs to vet for vendor attainment of specific program standards.

  • Collaborate with the Renovation, Turns, Service teams on a consistent basis to ensure overall vendor sourcing and onboarding requests are completed. This includes preparing for and leading meetings with the RTS teams to review open sourcing requests, discuss interested prospects and follow up on their integration to our vendor team.

  • Issue Master Service Agreements and negotiate redline requests from vendors prior to submitting to Legal for approval.

  • Maintain Vendor profile in Salesforce and provide weekly reporting to leadership identifying process status.

  • Provide market intelligence feedback to maximize vendor satisfaction and to ensure strategies and policies are in place to attract and retain vendors.

  • Utilize score carding, metrics and reporting to suggest improvements in vendor onboarding. Ensure confidentiality of internal and external data.

  • Perform ad-hoc projects and other duties as request


EDUCATION REQUIREMENT

  • High School Diploma or GED


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 2 years of experience in an office environment where primary work responsibilities involved administering a standard work process.

  • Ability to work in an environment where many different process transactions are occurring concurrently and accomplish assigned work within the expected timeframes

  • At least one (1) year of experience working with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software

  • Strong computer literacy, including an experience with data entry and associated reporting from business application software.

  • Previous experience with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software and property management software

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Excel (e.g., pivot tables, and VLOOKUPS, etc.); Word (e.g., basic document formatting, etc.); Zoom, Asana (Project Management) and Outlook (e.g., message composition/formatting, meeting scheduling, etc.)

  • Demonstrated ability to write with clarity to a variety of stakeholders


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Work experience involving the construction or home renovation industries

  • Previous experience with Salesforce CRM and Yardi Vendor Café

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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