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Senior Vice President - Supply Chain



Scottsdale, AZ, USA
Posted on Friday, May 12, 2023
Lessen is one of the fastest growing companies in the real estate services industry. Our proprietary technology platform provides clients with portfolio dashboards, the ability to review and approve project estimates, check in on project progress in real time and pay vendors all in one place! But we aren’t just a tech company. We are also a property service delivery company offering renovations, turns and maintenance to residential and commercial clients. Lessen recently acquired SMS Assist, an industry-leading facilities maintenance technology and delivery company, resulting in an increased combined enterprise company valuation of over $2 billion. The new combined national footprint will serve more than 250,000 properties, facilitate approximately 2.5 million repair and maintenance orders, and complete nearly 20,000 renovation and turn projects per year. Lessen has quickly evolved from exciting startup to valued partner, delivering scalable and turnkey property services to our clients.
The Senior Vice President of Supply Chain provides vision, leadership and operational excellence to the supply chain organization including procurement, demand and capacity planning, vendor sourcing & onboarding, logistics, fleet and warehouse management, demand planning and more. You will design, build, and implement supply chain strategies which efficiently enhance operational capabilities, driving synergies across business units to surpass client expectations and maximize profitability. We are growing rapidly in the dynamic property services industry. You should be a skilled and agile strategist who is equally comfortable with hands-on execution as planning and leading. Lessen is transforming property services and is creating a best-in-class supply chain program to deliver for our growing roster of clients; are you ready for the challenge?
This position will be based in Scottsdale, AZ, and report to the President, Residential Division. We are a technology company operating around the property and construction industries, so experience in either field is a bonus!

What You’ll Do:

  • Provide strategic alignment for the key departmental resources to support the organizations strategies ensuring critical processes are in place to achieve step-change and scalable growth
  • Execute on organizational improvement efforts identifying best-in-class supply chain strategies with a focus on optimizing our operational capabilities and efficiencies
  • Drive the business relationship with BU leaders to define the long-term strategy and organization capability, cultivating synergies to improve SCM systems and processes
  • Develop, promote, and communicate key performance metrics across the organization creating a shared vision of success
  • Responsible for the activities of all functions involved in the purchasing, planning, and warehousing and control of materials from the receipt of forecasting replenishment needs to the on-time delivery of materials to the job site
  • Develop and manage capabilities for optimized logistics strategies that drive supply reliability, maximize cost efficiencies, and enable solutions for critical projects
  • Participate in demand planning and develop and lead capacity planning programs for internal workforces, vendor networks and materials to ensure the business is prepared for the new growth
  • Maintain compliance with all regulatory requirements and ethical standards related to procurement
  • Accountable for operational and financial management of inventory and establishes controls to ensure the organization is operating at the highest level of performance based on key performance metrics and minimized supply chain risk
  • Works closely with peers to create meaningful Standard Performance Indicators (KPIs) that will deliver our yearly operational plan and the planned process improvement initiatives
  • Foster and lead by example of continuous improvement, organization’s policies, team member development, and passion for value added enhancements to support long-range strategic plans

You Should Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Operations, Industrial Engineering, or related Business field. MBA is a plus!
  • 12+ years of supply chain management experience in progressively senior positions
  • Experience in multiple supply chain/processes, methodologies, and technologies such as ERP, JIT, S&OP, Lean, and Six Sigma
  • Strong financial acumen with consultative, analytical, problem-solving, and P&L skills
  • Must have the ability to interact, collaborate and execute at all the highest levels of the company
  • Thorough understanding of contracts with the ability to create, draft, prepare, revise, review, and negotiate complex contract terms
  • Must be enthusiastic about developing the plan, but also have the ability and passion to drive projects to successful completion
  • Proven experience spearheading both the planning and implementation of multiple projects, with the proper level of organization and commitment to meeting deadlines
  • Long range planning skills to ensure capability and capacity to meet business strategy
  • Ability and evidence of showing composure, a positive attitude and strong judgement, even in adverse situations in a team environment
  • Thorough understanding of safety and quality policies and procedures
Why Lessen:
· Competitive compensation
· Health Insurance 100% paid for by Lessen for employee-only coverage
· Dental, Vision, Life, Disability options
· 401K retirement savings plan
· Incentive Stock Options (Equity)
· Paid vacation, federal and floating holidays
· Maternity/Paternity Pay
· Career advancement opportunities
· All the tools you’ll need to be successful
Lessen is intentional about attracting, developing, and retaining amazing talent from diverse backgrounds. We’re looking for teammates that are enthusiastic, empathetic, curious, motivated, reliable, and will help us amplify the positive & inclusive culture we’ve been building. Lessen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.