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Corporate Director of Procurement in 375 Morris Rd West Point, PA 19486 at Acts Retirement-Life Communities

Date Posted: 3/1/2019

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Job Description

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.

Job Requirements

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.
  • 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)


At Acts, you can build a challenging and rewarding career with competitive benefits, and a full range of opportunities for professional growth.


Apply Today!

Equal Opportunity Employer