Eclipse Senior Living is a best-in-class Senior Housing operating company. This is a great opportunity to join a rapidly growing company targeting significant growth in senior housing via 3rd party management agreements, acquisitions, and development. The ideal candidate is highly motivated, a self-starter, and thrives in a competitive environment
Director, Procurement and Contract Management is responsible for developing and managing the corporate procurement functions and national agreements for all Elmcroft by Eclipse Senior Living communities. Maintains vendor relationships and assists in the negotiation of agreements. Works with the Facilities Management Department and other relevant departments to both improve process and efficiencies and create cost reductions.
Assess existing internal procurement systems (DSSI/Open Accounts), existing national contracts/group purchasing organizations, for insight and opportunities.
Develop a thorough understanding of what, how much (both dollars and quantity), and from whom Elmcroft purchases items.
Responsible for developing and implementing contract performance metrics that track cost savings and avoidance, vendor performance, purchase price variance, and other indicators.
Manage the RFP process with respect to contract renegotiation; food contract just to name one example.
Review and negotiate/renegotiate national vendor contracts.
Ensure deadlines are met, including payment terms, renewals and/or terminations.
Schedule and conduct quarterly face-to-face contract reviews with existing vendors at the Elmcroft support center.
Develop a contract management process to improve routing, review, and approval of contracts.
Manage capital budget process.
Requires high degree of communication, cooperation, and coordination with Elmcroft community and Support Center associates, and with current and potential vendor contacts.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
2+ years’ experience minimum, in procurement and contract management.
2+ years of experience supervising a Procurement organization
Excellent planning, client support, customer service, communication and organizational skills
Must be willing to travel domestically as needed depending on project status and business needs
Internal Number: 3735554
About Eclipse Senior Living
Eclipse Senior Living is a national manager of distinctive Independent, Assisted Living and Memory Care communities across the United States, including Elmcroft™ by Eclipse Senior Living and Embark by Eclipse Senior Living. We are driven by integrity, a passion for delivering superior service and financial returns. We were established in 2017 and are backed by an industry-leading real estate investment trust.