Senior Manager of Procurement Vendor Sourcing

  • Denver, CO, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

We don’t wait for the future. We create it.

Red Lion Hotels Corporation is an innovative hospitality and technology company doing business as RLH Corporation and focuses on the franchising, management and ownership of upscale, midscale and economy hotels. The company focuses on maximizing return on invested capital for hotel owners across North America through relevant brands, industry-leading technology and forward-thinking services.

Innovation has fueled our company's repositioning and growth for the last two years - it's what is going to propel us forward. We value passion, innovative thinking, hard work, fortitude and a sense of urgency. The driver behind our growth, our bold and disruptive brands, and the game-changing technology we bring to the hospitably market is our people that make RLH well…RLH!

Job Description

Directs organizational sourcing strategies and programs meant to identify, evaluate, and maintain a vendor network. Oversees a team of analysts that are responsible for ensuring that the company's vendors or supplies comply with quality standards or regulatory requirements

Job Duties: 

Oversees development of sourcing strategies to identify vendors that meet the organization's quality, cost, or service requirements. Establishes policies and practices for evaluating products, goods, or services prior to purchase, and ensures standards are continuously met after purchase. Negotiates contracts and agreements and ensures compliance with internal or external purchasing requirements. Identifies trends in organizational purchasing and identifies opportunities for cost reduction through purchase consolidation. Acts as a liaison between internal stakeholders and external suppliers, maintaining relationships and ensuring satisfaction.

Collaborates with organizational management teams to identify quality standards or regulatory requirements that impact the organization's vendors. Defines standards and requirements and communicates these the organization's vendors. Identifies tests, measures, or other methods of assessing and tracking compliance. Develops and implements processes for evaluating vendors and resolving issues related to non-compliance. Participates in negotiations with potential vendors or suppliers.

Qualifications

Experience and Education: 

Has extensive experience with the concepts and principles of one or more related fields or departments. Leads and directs the work of other employees and has responsibility for personnel actions including hiring, performance management, and termination. Supervision is often provided through a team of subordinate managers. Contributes to strategic planning, direction, and goal setting for the department or function in collaboration with senior management. Establishes departmental policies, practices, and procedures that have a significant impact on the organization. Typically requires a bachelor's degree and at least 10 years of experience, including some prior management experience. Hospitality experience required, Hotel experience preferred.

Competencies: 

  • Ability to foster teamwork. 
  • Leadership skills. 
  • Oral and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to build collaborative relationships. 
  • Detail oriented. 
  • Interpersonal skills.

Additional Information

Additional Information

At RLH Corp, we give our associates a chance to do meaningful work, believe in accountability, and make the work we do count. We understand that our successes are due to our incredible people who embody the spirit of our core values:

  1. Act with heart
  2. Do the right thing
  3. Be adventurous
  4. Live authentically
  5. Embody grit
  6. Lift as one
  7. Pursue excellence

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