Mar 18, 2021

Senior Director, Purchasing

  • Brookfield Residential
  • Scottsdale, AZ, USA

Job Description

Your Team

Reporting to the VP, Housing Operations for Southern California, the Senior Purchasing Director will establish the regional sourcing strategy, supporting the start-up of our homebuilding development in Phoenix.

In this role, you will partner with Development to establish budgets and product standards, and leverage your localized knowledge to create all relevant processes and policies supporting procurement and contract negotiations.

You will be joining one of the world's largest real estate developers with $5.9B in total assets.

Your Key Deliverables
  • Establish a sourcing strategy for a start-up region/division that would require purchasing & contracting until community count justifies additional resources
  • Develop budgets and budget projections to support the region's short- and long-term business plan
  • Manage budgets to assure financial goals and objectives are met by monitoring, negotiating and approving purchasing contracts and expenses
  • Ensure the development and maintenance of processes, policies, work-systems, negotiation methods, management systems, and resource management
  • Supervise and/or manage complex negotiations and requests for equipment, commodities, supplies and services
  • Ensure all team members are aware of and comply with company, government, and customer policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Develop and implement action plans to support strategic plans
  • Ensure collaborative business planning across regions, through the identification and implementation of opportunities, to improve the synergy between divisions
  • Maintain current knowledge of building codes and laws, ordinances, and regulations pertaining to corporate purchasing practices
  • Ensure required knowledge of the supply market, industry, and business environment trends are available that are sufficient to provide the company with advice and identify opportunities to improve the business

Must Haves
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance or Supply Chain Management preferred
  • 15+ years of experience in residential project management, design, and development, including:
    • 5+ years in Purchasing Leadership with ownership of regional sourcing strategy and budget
    • 5+ years within the Phoenix market
  • Contract knowledge
  • Familiarity with supply chain management (SCM), enterprise resource planning (ERP), and/or material requirements planning (MRP) software
  • Demonstrated positive working relationships with suppliers and trades in the local homebuilding industry

Nice to Haves
  • Change Management System Experience
  • Experience documenting SOPs

Your Opportunity

We are proud to offer our employees what they value most:
  • Competitive compensation
  • Excellent extended health benefits
  • 401k matching
  • Generous tuition assistance program
  • Leadership development and mentorship programs
  • Charitable donation matching
  • A culture based on our values of Passion, Integrity and Community

Your New Home

Brookfield Residential is a leading North American land developer and homebuilder with one goal in mind - to create the best places to call home. From the development of award-winning master-planned communities, to the building of well-designed homes and commercial properties, we are committed to cultivating exceptional life experience for our customers and for our employees.

Building great communities and homes takes vision and dedication, but most importantly, it takes a strong team. Having been in business for more than 60 years, we know it is our people who make Brookfield Residential what it is today. We were humbled to be named by Aon as one of the Best Employers in Canada and U.S. in 2017.


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