The Director of Procurement is responsible for leading all company procurement efforts to efficiently and effectively enable spend owners such as business units and functional partners to maximize the value they receive from vendors to meet their objectives. Exemplary candidate will promote Avesta’s core virtues and embrace a fast paced and innovative environment. Avesta is looking to disrupt typical processes and procedures with technology and the Director of Procurement will pioneer new approaches with top technology leaders.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent direct experience.
5+ years of management experience in purchasing and/or procurement within the real estate or hospitality industry required. Demonstrated success in achieving tangible savings impact.
Experience in planning and implementing large-scale, company-wide Procurement initiatives.
Proven ability to lead and develop a team and drive performance improvement, demonstrated by progressive increases in management responsibility.
Team player that develops strong collaborative working relationships with internal partners and can effectively engage and ability to build consensus among cross-functional teams.
Strong verbal and written communication, analytical, problem solving and negotiation skills.
Career motivated, dedicated, committed leader.
Experience with Ops Technology, Yardi (Voyager, PAYscan, P2P), and Compliance Depot preferred