Procurement Associate

Block renovation

Brooklyn, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Buying/Merchandising
  • Post Date: 03/29/2021
  • Website: www.blockrenovation.com
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About Block renovation

Block is a platform transforming the $400 billion renovation industry. Doing a home renovation is a very stressful and hard process. Our mission is to give homeowners a better way to improve the spaces they live in, and to give contractors a better way to work.

Job Description

Procurement Associate at Block Renovation
Block is a renovation platform transforming the $400 billion renovation industry. Today, doing a home renovation is an abysmal consumer experience and not easy for contractors either. Block democratizes access to high-end design, while combining design, construction, and materials into a streamlined experience. Block simplifies a complex and convoluted process and gives homeowners certainty on outcomes, quality, price, and time. 
Our mission is to give homeowners a better way to improve the spaces they live in, and to give contractors a better way to work. We are building an ambitious, tenacious, and creative team who is unafraid of tackling new challenges. The founders are former leaders at Casper, HuffPost, and Rent the Runway. Investors include New Enterprise Associates, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Obvious Ventures, and more. 


Role and Responsibilities
The procurement associate role will oversee a portfolio of renovations that need to be delivered at high performance, as well as help to improve consistency, quality, and speed of renovations. Renovations are a high stakes experience for homeowners, and a highly detailed process for design and construction professionals. The ideal candidate will leverage their outstanding communication skills and impeccable attention to detail to deliver a high quality renovation experience for clients.
Key day-to-day responsibilities include: 
  • Deliver outstanding service to our vendors and contractors when sourcing materials.
  • Help solve issues in the field, while maintaining valuable relationships with contractors and vendors.
  • Collaborate with design and construction to achieve the best portfolio of products to offer our clients.
  • Effectively communicate with contractors to coordinate timelines, deliverables and troubleshoot during the build
  • Think creatively about how to optimize the procurement process
  • Help develop systems and tools to improve the procurement process


Qualifications
  • Tenacity for solving problems / getting things done
  • Highly organized and maniacal about detail
  • Positive, helpful and supportive - willing to take on any task, no matter how big or small
  • Strong communication and relationship development skills, both internally and externally
  • Familiarity with residential renovations
  • Highly ambitious and goal-oriented
  • Demonstrates Company Philosophies in how they work
  • Able to build for long term, but also able to find efficient short-term solutions


Benefits 
  • Early stage equity
  • 100% subsidized health insurance, dental coverage, vision coverage
  • 12 weeks universal fully paid family leave
  • Work in the field and in the office
  • Vacation days and company holidays
  • Working alongside an ambitious, kind, no-drama team 


Company Philosophies
  • Force simplicity
  • Problems are our fuel
  • Collaborate with tenacity and humility
  • Save money where we should
  • Speed is our advantage

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.