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Vendor Manager

Opendoor

Job description

Are you intrigued by the thought of disrupting a trillion dollar industry through technology? At Opendoor, we’re on a mission to make it simple to buy and sell homes. The traditional process is broken, with an average home taking over 90 days to sell and costing thousands of dollars. We empower everyone with the freedom to move by making buying and selling a home stress-free and instant. We’ve built an exceptional team, seen strong growth, served over 85,000 customers and recently went public! The coming years present a tremendous opportunity for innovation as we explore new frontiers and scale nationwide.

About the Role:


As the National Vendor Manager, you’ll work with our local market teams and their General Manager as well as other Opendoor teams across the Organization. You’ll be in a supporting role that helps drive operational excellence, cost-saving strategies, and impactful initiatives that differentiate Opendoor.

As a Vendor Manager, you will:


  • Train local market to source, interview, and on-board new Vendor partners
  • Systems support and maintenanceSupport local teams to ensure they have enough vendors to complete all work without encountering capacity concerns
  • Support and drive the execution of national initiatives in the markets
  • Support pricing negotiations to ensure that Opendoor has access to competitive rates that leverage our large volume
  • Train Vendors on Opendoor systems and hold Vendors accountable to continued proper use of those systems
  • Foster an atmosphere of alignment and collaboration

Requirements:


  • Vendor sourcing and management experience 
  • Knowledge in residential construction and renovations projects
  • A team-first mentality and eagerness to set & meet aggressive goals
  • A positive attitude and a willingness to do whatever it takes to help grow our business
  • Computer literate with the ability to work with Google Suite Applications
  • The ability to perform multiple, detail oriented tasks with simultaneous deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to review, organize and present large amounts of data to support decision making
  • Ability to champion Change Management

Preferred Experience/Education:


  • 3-5 years vendor management experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred 

More About Us


Want to learn more about us and how we are revolutionizing the home buying and selling process? Learn more about us on our website, check out our profile on The Muse to learn more about our culture from our team members, or read our blog posts to hear about the work we are doing.

We Offer the Following Benefits and Perks:


  • Your choice of coverage for medical, dental, and vision (optional for dependents)
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Commuter benefit
  • Generous parental leave
  • Paid time off to volunteer

Please note that these benefits and perks are available only to Full Time team members and do not apply to contract roles.

Opendoor values Openness


Our team celebrates our diverse backgrounds. We believe that being open about who we are and what we do allows us to be better. Individuals seeking employment at Opendoor are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or other protected status under all applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances.

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About this role

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August 20th, 2021

Job posted on

March 2nd, 2021

Job type

Full Time

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Company size

501-1,000

Founded in

2014

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About the company

Opendoor’s mission is to empower everyone with the freedom to move. Since 2014, Opendoor has provided people across the US with a radically simple way to buy, sell or trade-in a home. Headquartered in ...
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