Job Description

  • Vendor Sourcing Specialist

    Posted Date2 weeks ago(10/1/2018 11:51 AM)
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  • Overview

    The Vendor Sourcing Specialist (VSS) is a member of the Renovations, Turns and Services (RTS) Team and is responsible for providing a diverse vendor base to our Rehabs, Turns and Service (RTS) department. The Vendor Resource Specialist is accountable for responding to the needs of the RTS department by sourcing, on-boarding, and updating systems for 3rd party vendors needed to perform various types of repairs, improvements and maintenance with our markets.

    Salary = Non-Exempt, approximately $19.00-$23.00 per hour

    Essential Functions:

    • Meets with market Service Manager and Service Director regularly to identify needs
    • Utilizes various sources and systems to identify potential new vendors
    • Interviews and checks references on potential new vendors
    • Assists with “agreed pricing” for new and existing vendors
    • Assists with the execution of the Service Agreement and Pricing Addendum
    • Communicates new vendors to SM. MRM and SD in markets
    • Continuously evaluates processes and procedures for areas of improvement
    • Suggests methods to improve operations, efficiency, and service pertaining to Vendor Sourcing
    • Assists in special projects or assignments as needed by the business
    • Establishes professional relationships with various vendor-related companies, consultants and vendor management-credentialing companies
    • Works closely with Compliance Specialist to successfully on-board vendors


    • 2-3 Years Vendor Sourcing Experience
    • Construction Experience Preferred
    • High School Diploma or equivalent required. Associates degree or higher preferred
    • Experience with construction, supplier, and service contracts preferred
    • Experience in Property Management preferred
    • Ability to deal effectively and tactfully with a wide variety of individuals.
    • Ability to work independently and resolve practical problems
    • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work well under stress, despite numerous interruptions with accuracy and attention to detail
    • Salesforce and Yardi experience strongly preferred
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to work in an ever-changing, fast-paced environment
    • Team player with a strong work ethic and an upbeat attitude

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