Forest City Realty Trust, Inc. is a NYSE-listed national real estate company engaged in commercial and residential real estate throughout the United States. Forest City Associates are committed to creating superior communities where people LIVE, WORK, SHOP and STAY!
We are searching for a talented Procurement Commodity Manager to support our CONSTRUCTION, DEVELOPMENT and PROPERTY OPERATIONS activity and will be based out of our corporate office in Cleveland, Ohio. Forest City has a large property development pipeline and this role will assume a critical role in our new properties sucess!
At Forest City, we are thoughtful in social responsibility and pride ourselves in fostering an inclusive and dynamic workplace that provides opportunities for continuous growth!
The Commodity Manager is responsible for strategic planning, and execution for all aspects of Forest City’s strategic sourcing process in commodity areas focused on CONSTRUCTION, DEVELOPMENT and PROPERTY OPERATIONS. Overall spend responsibility will vary between $30M and $100M across 5 – 8 distinct commodities and the commodity manager will strive to bring in 5- 10% in total Procurement value year over year based on sourceable spend for the year. The Commodity Manager will be responsible to create an annual strategy for each commodity area by clearly understanding the business requirements and market factors. Execution of the sourcing strategy will include the development of supplier relationship strategies, conducting fact-based negotiations and ensuring that contracts are effectively written and approved. The Commodity Manager will independently leads, direct and influence the work of others throughout the strategy development and execution. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected so that value and risk are managed correctly for each commodity. The commodity manager will also be responsible for educating the business on Procurement strategies, best practices and options within the commodities that they own.
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