Director, Procurement

Property:  131 THEORY (2146)

Irvine, CA, 92617

Division:  Apartments - Corporate (Apt Corp)
Req ID:  32025

Position Summary:

The Director of Procurement is responsible for serving as the key business leader for designated commodities as well as a process owner for their own individual contributor projects/activities. The main responsibility of this position will be to drive the implementation of eProcurement as well as to direct the sourcing, negotiating, contracting, implementing and administering of long term service/supply agreements.

Job Duties:
  • Serve as the primary liaison with Division Leadership, Information Technology, Irvine Company Legal for process improvement projects including eProcurement, CRA, FAS process, SAP and future enhancements.
  • Signs/authorizes contracts, purchase orders and invoices on behalf of Irvine Company that are within the DOA for this position.
  • Directs the sourcing, negotiating, contracting, implementing and administering of long term service/supply agreements for designated commodities.
  • Review contracts and scopes of work submitted to procurement to validate the right products, services and vendors have been chosen.
  • Serve as a key liaison with vendors and internal customers to better manage expenses, service levels and quality through monitoring, reporting, and auditing.
  • Develop training materials and documents to assist in training Irvine Company Apartment Communities employees on policies and procedures, software upgrades and ongoing Information Technology training support.
  • Participate in the Cross Divisional Procurement Team.
  • Present reports, analysis, policy changes and new processes as needed to various levels of the organization.
  • Manage Procurement team members to include assigning and balancing workloads as well as Human Resource responsibilities such as approving time cards, approving vacation, goal development, and handling disciplinary actions. Monitor the progress of department and individual goals and adjust team member responsibilities/goals as needed
Minimum Qualifications / Other Expectations:


  • BS or BA degree from an accredited College or University.


  • 5+ Years Procurement/Purchasing experience required with a minimum of 4 years in a leadership position.
  • Prior property management and/or facilities management experience desired.


  • Direction is provided for assignments in terms of desired outcomes (goals), timing and budget.  
  • Work is reviewed/measured in terms of meeting organizational objectives


  • C.P.S.M. – Certified Professional in Supply Management designation preferred


  • Frequent standing, sitting, walking, stooping, bending, climbing stairs, and lifting objects of up to 20 pounds.
  • Some travel required (up to 15% of time)

About Us:
Irvine Company is a privately held real estate investment company and master-planner committed to creating and sustaining communities that thrive for generations.

Irvine Company is respected for its master planning and environmental stewardship of the Irvine Ranch in Orange County, including diversified operations throughout coastal California. Irvine Company brings to life neighborhoods and sustainable communities with a full range of housing, jobs, retail centers, schools, parks and open space.

We take as much pride in our employee community as we do the communities we create. It’s an environment populated with talented and experienced people, a collaborative spirit and abundant opportunities.

Apply today to join our employee community, and learn more about Irvine Company, our legacy and our guiding principles.

Irvine Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, termination, and training, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and local law. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.

Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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