|Contract & Supplier Diversity Manager|
Company: Physicians Realty Trust
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 01/15/2021
Expire Date: 03/15/2021
Job Categories: Real Estate
Contract & Supplier Diversity Manager|
The Contract & Supplier Diversity Manager’s primary responsibility will be to review, track, and monitor property-level service contracts for accuracy and scope of work, coordinate execution and record-keeping, and will collaborate with Asset Management, Accounting, and Legal teams to ensure vendors and suppliers provide quality service representative of Physician Realty Trust’s commitment to best-in-class customer service for our hospital and physician partners.
The Contract & Supplier Diversity Manager manages the term and termination of property contracts, analyzes contract and financial terms, develops recommendations to maximize property efficiency, and champions the development and advancement of a national supplier diversity program.
Additionally this position will play an integral role in building and growing a supplier diversity program and will collaborate with our DE&I Counsel to ensure our supplier diversity objectives are met and local minority, women, LGBTQ, disabled, and veteran owned businesses are connected to opportunities with Physicians Realty Trust.
What You'll Do:
-Govern the contract life cycle to ensure contracts are efficiently managed and accounted for in order to provide best-in-class customer service to our hospital and physician partners
-Act as the primary advocate for vendor and supplier diversity within the organization and build relationships internally and externally to educate and facilitate achievement of vendor and supplier diversity goals
-Draft, review, and coordinate Request for Proposal documents for new vendors and renewal of existing vendor and supplier contracts throughout the year
-Prepare, manage and coordinate execution of various types of contracts and project documentation in a timely manner
-Optimize supply and vendor contract pricing and performance through consolidation
-Track contract documents through the review and approval workflow including working with Legal on any contract negotiations
-Maintain a tracker and audit file through life of each contract
-Collect, vet and store supporting documentation
-Set up and maintain approved vendors and contracts in cloud-based IT and accounting systems
-Proactively seek and lead innovative ways to improve the procurement process, contract cycle times, and customer service delivery levels
-Train and mentor team members, Facility Management Partners, vendors, and suppliers with utilization of contract terms and conditions for -maximum effectiveness and efficiency
-Develop risk management strategies and procedures that mitigate losses in the event of low performing vendors and suppliers
-Develop and implement ways to measure suppliers to drive continuous performance improvement on behalf of DOC
-Manage critical dates and the flow of information to all team members and outside vendors and suppliers
-Analyze expense trends and provide recommendations to improve cost savings and enhance partnerships with diverse vendors and suppliers
-Research new vendors and suppliers to create a vendor library based on trusted referrals, sources, or experience
What You'll Need:
-Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration or another related field.
-3-5 years of experience in related fields such as: procurement/supply chain, business, analytics, accounting, administration, or property management.
-Experience understanding process flow and suggest improvements to deliver cost savings, inventory reduction, or other benefits to the site.
-Supplier/ vendor relationship management experience preferred
Company Name: Physicians Realty Trust
Physicians Realty Trust — or “DOC” as we’re known on the New York Stock Exchange — is a real estate investment trust that helps medical providers, developers, and shareholders realize better healthcare, better communities, and better returns. The core of our business is providing exceptional customer service, but we can’t take care of others if we don’t first take care of ourselves. At DOC, we invest heavily in our team, in our culture, and in our physical spaces, resulting in a work environment that is consistently recognized among Milwaukee’s best. We take work seriously. We take fun seriously.