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Southeast Division Manager Needed for Custom Home Builders & Manufacturers Association

Southeast Division Manager Needed for Custom Home Builders & Manufacturers Association

[POSITION FILLED] Schaffer Associates is recruiting for a Southeast Division Manager for a national organization of custom builders, manufacturers, and vendors. Based in Atlanta and reporting to the Region President, the Southeast Division Manager will be responsible for managing existing trusted partner relationships and for developing new relationships with custom and independent builders, manufacturers, distributors, and vendors in the assigned markets. In addition, he or she will be responsible for the recruitment of new builder members within the Southeast region that will support continued growth for the company. Finally, the Southeast Division Manager will be tasked with managing all National Contracts to include customer service, conversion management, reporting, and compliance tracking within the region.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Contract Administration

  • Work with the company’s Operations and Purchasing teams, factory/manufacturers reps, and local suppliers/ contractors to manage existing and develop new supply relationships to support builder members
  • Responsible for contact with builder members having conversion issues and coordinating with appropriate company personnel and manufacturer reps to get them resolved
  • Communicate to the Operations team any systemic issues that need to be communicated to the network during general membership meetings

 

Vendor and Builder Recruitment

  • Coordinate with Operations and Marketing all efforts to grow the network through recruiting new vendors and builders
  • Conduct meaningful, monthly membership meetings in each market throughout region
  • Provide ongoing customer support for new and existing builder and vendor members

 

Program Implementation

  • Develop a vision for each specific market with a focus on what’s best for each customer
  • Under the Vice President Purchasing’s guidance, prepare and execute specific purchasing and supply programs targeted at saving members money on their cost of goods
  • Manage necessary data from builder members to prepare bid requests from preferred suppliers
  • Oversee the compliance of specific purchasing agreements and resolve issues as required

 

Reporting

  • Ensure 100% reporting quarterly for the builders/vendors in the region
  • Serve as management contact for builder/vendor members having reporting questions

 

Customer Management

  • Invest actively in and provide ongoing support to member relationships with all builder, manufacturer, and vendor members in the region
  • Develop and communicate best practices within assigned region and throughout the company
  • Submit regular correspondence via email to region members to communicate upcoming meetings, new programs, new members, deadlines, and other opportunities

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • B.S. or B.A. in Business or related field; Master’s preferred
  • Self-motivated, entrepreneurial, strong organizational and time management skills
  • Experienced/knowledgeable in residential building, sales, and related fields
  • Strong customer service tendencies
  • Competent in MS PowerPoint, MS Excel and efficient in email and internet applications
  • Demonstrated problem solving and people skills
  • Strong public speaking skills and comfortable presenting to medium size groups
  • High accuracy in work, attention to detail

 

For more information, contact Ray Bousquet at (704) 535-9939 or Ray@schafferassociates.com