Are you looking for a unique opportunity to join a successful Real Estate company? AMLI Residential has opening for a Procurement Specialist at our corporate headquarters in downtown Chicago. The person in this role will be responsible for managing AMLI's electronic purchasing system and will support nationwide product/service sourcing initiatives to maximize value for the company and provide product consistency. The right candidate is a critical thinker who can pro-actively identify potential issues and collaborates well with the company's various departments.
Manage all aspects of electronic catalog and purchasing system, including vendor onboarding, catalog changes, turn services, and non-catalog requests.
Facilitate training to all end users of electronic system.
Analyze operational spending and recommend strategies to maximize revenue and control expenses.
Conduct vendor evaluation and provide guidance on vendor selection and evaluation.
Maintain ongoing business relationships and act as AMLI liaison with contracted vendors.
Provide outstanding customer service to AMLI community teams.
Assess the impact of various new technologies, controls, reports and processes, assisting with special projects as needed.
Some travel required, up to 15%.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
BA/BS required with concentration in Business, Computer Science, or Engineering preferred. One to two years of experience in Procurement preferred. Other expertise desired:
Purchasing software catalog management
AMLI is an equal employment opportunity employer that encourages personal and professional growth. We offer a competitive salary along with bonuses, housing discount, benefit and recognition programs. We are a leader in sustainable LEED and ENERGY STAR Certified luxury apartment communities. AMLI encourages forward thinking and new ideas, creating a culture that values employee contributions.
Internal Number: 4420
About AMLI Residential
AMLI Residential is one of the preeminent multifamily companies in the nation. AMLI is focused on the development, acquisition and management of luxury apartment communities across the United States. AMLI is committed to customer service and providing its residents a worry-free, high-value living experience in our communities. AMLI® is a brand name representing high quality, exceptional service and superior value. AMLI's mission is to "Provide an Outstanding Living Environment for Our Residents." Each day, every person who is part of the AMLI FAMLI is focused on doing all he or she can to achieve AMLI’s mission.
AMLI was founded in 1980 as a private real estate development, management and investment company. In 1994, AMLI went public as a NYSE publicly traded real estate investment trust. In February 2006, AMLI became a private company again through a $2.1 billion transaction with the PRIME Property Fund, a core, open-ended, institutional real estate fund managed by Morgan Stanley. PRIME owns or has an investment interest in approximately $11 billion of high-quality diverse real estate assets including retail, office, multifamily, hotel, and industrial prope...rties located in major markets throughout the United States. PRIME's acquisition of the AMLI platform was a strategic transaction designed to provide institutional investors a nationally respected branded owner, developer and manager of luxury apartment communities.