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Strategic Sourcing Manager

Company: Atria Senior Living
Location: Louisville
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

The Strategic Sourcing Manager is responsible for partnering strategically with Operational and Functional Senior Vice Presidents, Business Optimization Leaders, and vendors to ensure product, service and cost standards are met, portfolio mix is addressed, contracts are created and executed to meet the scopes identified, and consistent year-over-year improvements are made.

  • Analyze industry trends and evolving technology to proactively identify supply base issues to reduce cost, minimize risk, protect continuity of supply, and exploit emerging opportunities that benefit Atria.
  • Develop category and vendor negotiation strategies to deliver against business objectives and achieve sustainable relationships.
  • Implement vendor agreements/contracts by working with cross-functional stakeholders and vendors to reach agreement on contract terms and conditions.
  • Own analysis of the spending patterns for quality improvement and savings opportunities through spend categories, and become a subject-matter expert for relevant functions.
  • Proactively identify opportunities, create solutions and execute and lead plans to optimize business performance through the use of vendor resources, RFPs, e-Auctions, Master Service Agreements, Pricing Agreements, etc.
  • Collaborate with all functional and Business Optimization Leaders to support Company-wide revenue and expense initiatives that assist communities in meeting and exceeding their NOI goals.
  • Provide exceptional service to all customers by providing timely and thoughtful responses to requests, and demonstrate the ability to think from clients' perspective.
  • May perform other duties as needed and/or assigned.


    Qualifications
    • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management or any Business related field.
    • Three (3) or more years of supply chain, purchasing or procurement experience negotiating contracts and supporting strategic business initiatives.
    • Familiarity with procurement systems such as Oracle financial applications or other third party information systems, and the ability to learn proprietary system.
    • Demonstrated experience in successfully negotiating multi-disciplinary contracts, strategic category management and Company programs/initiatives.
    • Member of the Institute of Supply Management (ISM) a plus.
    • Six Sigma Certification a plus.
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, including the ability to distill, synthesize, and draw conclusions on large amounts of data.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication, as well as interpersonal skills.
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
    • Strong organizational, detail orientation, follow-up prioritization, and multi-tasking skills.
    • Must have or be willing to get a COVID-19 vaccine, subject to legal requirements.

      Atria is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law. Atria will not tolerate harassment or discrimination based on any of these protected classifications.

Keywords: Atria Senior Living, Louisville , Strategic Sourcing Manager, Executive , Louisville, Kentucky

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