Join our team at Acts Retirement-Life Communities!
Acts has been setting the standard for excellence in senior retirement living since 1972, with a vision founded in faith and guided by a commitment to integrity and loving kindness. The philosophy of Acts, which guides our relationship with our employees, is based upon confidence in and respect for the dignity and individuality of each employee.
If you’d like to contribute to our vision, we’d like to speak with you!
Acts is currently seeking qualified candidates for The Corporate Director of Procurement.
This position reports to the Vice President of Procurement & Contract Management and identifies opportunities for savings across the organization, analyzes and generate operational efficiencies and provides support to Directors of Purchasing Services.
Ensures Supplier performance and report on as required at corporate committee meetings.
Negotiates and executes corporate agreements and supplier contracts as needed to support the critical business needs.
Strategically develop and implement commodity/supply chain strategies covering all commodities, services and supplier processes throughout organization to deliver maximum value, leverage, and standardization.
Leads product development commodity strategies in line with corporate initiatives to improve procurement efficiencies and reduce the total cost of supply and services for the organization.
Manages an overall vendor database which creates and sustains a competitive atmosphere, leveraging spend and technologies.
Provides all teams with the information and support necessary to meet target costs and establish program cost models.
Manages materials savings initiatives in line with profit plan and overall business objectives.
The critical skills and knowledge required to successfully perform the functions of the position are normally obtained through:
Bachelor’s degree or greater or equivalent business experience
At least 10 years of mid to senior level management experience in the Healthcare/Senior Living/Hospitality industries.
7-10 years’ progressive experience in Purchasing & Sourcing with extensive experience in the Healthcare, Senior Living and/or Hospitality industry, preferably in a strategic setting in a mid to large size multi-site organization.
Solid track record establishing annual goals and objective to achieve substantial cost reduction and chairing Value Analysis Committee meetings.
Bachelor’s degree or greater or equivalent business experience.
NAPM (A.P.P. C.P.M.) or APICS (CPIM, CIRM) certification preferred
Strong computer skills, ideally with experience using Windows-based PC programs and Infor.
Ability to coordinate and communicate with multiple level of management efforts within the company to achieve objectives.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent organizational and problem solving skills.
Ability to handle multiple tasks daily with awareness of deadlines.
Ability to identify processes needing improvement, and to recommend improvements.
Hospitality Industry: 5 years (Preferred)
Purchasing: 7 years (Required)
Bachelor's Degree in Business, and MBA preferred.
NAPM (A.P.P. C.P.M.) or APICS (CPIM, CIRM) (Preferred)
About ACTS Retirement-Life Communities, Inc.
Acts Retirement-Life Communities is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit owner, operator and developer of continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs). Acts has a track record spanning more than 45 years of meeting the needs of older adults.
Acts Retirement-Life Communities:
Features 23 communities in nine states
Serves more than 9,700 residents
Employs more than 7,000 team members
Offers service options from Independent Living to higher levels of care, including Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation, Home Health and Hospice care
As a not-for-profit organization, continually reinvests back into its communities for improvements and additional resident services, while our mission-driven philosophy enables us to attract employees with similar values