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Acquisitions And E-Resources Librarian
Acquisitions and E-Resources Librarian Munday Library
St. Edward's University's Munday Library is looking for a collaborative, innovative, and detail-oriented person to become our new Acquisitions and E-Resources Librarian. We encourage applicants who are eager to learn, who are passionate about solving problems, and who enjoy a challenge to apply.
This position manages an acquisitions program and e-resources maintenance and implementation using Alma/Primo in a dynamic liberal arts university in Austin, Texas. The position is currently available and review of applications begins immediately. Salary commensurate with experience
Coordinate collections acquisition, payment, and invoicing for print and electronic resources (books, serials, databases and media)
License, authorize, implement, and trouble-shoot electronic resources
Liaise with vendors, in relation to licensing, acquisitions, training, implementation, and maintenance. Maintain and manage e-resource licenses, and administrative and vendor contact information
In collaboration with the Collection Development Librarian, manage budget allocations and establish calendar deadlines for ordering materials
In collaboration with the User Experience and Discovery Librarian and the Collection Development Librarian, participate in collection management work, especially to enhance the discoverability of resources
Provide, maintain, and improve access to electronic resources via library services platforms (Alma), vendor services and software, knowledgebases, A-to-Z lists, proxy servers, and/or link resolvers for internal and external users
Perform other duties as assigned.
Graduate degree from an ALA-accredited library and information science program
Minimum 1 year experience with electronic resource management
Demonstrated ability to work with a wide variety of individuals at all levels, a strong service orientation, and a commitment to professional development
Demonstrated planning, analytical, and project management skills
Interest in new technology
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Successful completion of an employment and/or criminal history background check
Minimum of 3 years of experience in academic library
Experience managing electronic and continuing resources, using integrated library services platforms (Alma), link resolvers, proxy servers, knowledgebases, A-to-Z lists, and discovery layers (Primo)
Knowledge of concepts, trends, issues, and best practices in academic library physical and e-resource collection development, acquisitions, and trouble-shooting
Aptitude for complex, analytical, and technical work with an attention to detail.
Experience with different kinds of acquisitions models, such as evidence-based, demand-driven, print firm ordering, and so on
Experience using advanced spreadsheet functions and/or databases management programs (e.g., Microsoft Excel and/or Access)
About St. Edward's University:
U.S. News & World Report has recognized St. Edward's University for 10 consecutive years as one of "America's Best Colleges". Ranking in the top 20 of "Best Regional Universities in the Western Region", we take pride in our welcoming community atmosphere of approximately 800 faculty and staff as we serve more than 4,600 students.
The Munday Library is a sixteen-person academic library that supports the university, its mission, and serves as the intellectual heart of the university. St. Edward's University's Munday Library is committed to developing employees and supporting their career goals, and helping them learn and grow with a host of meaningful experiences and opportunities.
How to Apply: Qualified applicants are invited to submit an application online at https://stedwards.applicantpro.com. Please attach a letter of interest, resume, and a contact list of three references. NO PHONE CALLS. Consideration of applicants will begin immediately and continue until filled. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.
St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply to our vacancies and hire only U.S. Citizens and documented workers. We do not offer Sponsorship at this time.
Electronic Resources Acquisitions Librarian
Under the direction of the Director of E-Resources & Serials Management (ERSM), the Electronic Resources Acquisitions Librarian focuses on establishing and maintaining strong intellectual control over content throughout the acquisitions life cycle of electronic resources licensed by Yale University Library (YUL). This position supervises a team of staff responsible for key acquisitions and licensing management workflows. Within a changing and flexible environment, s/he works closely with colleagues and vendors to manage the acquisition and licensing of new electronic resources as well as the renewal of existing subscriptions.
Works collaboratively with other librarians and staff to ensure consistent access to library holdings across multiple platforms including the library's catalog and discovery services. Works closely with other units within ERSM and partner departments to ensure the efficient acquisition and licensing of electronic resources.
Oversees ordering of electronic content in Yale integrated library system (Voyager) and the license tracking system. Manages key e-resource life cycle processes such as the management of trial access, tracking licensing data, and the collection of usage statistics for electronic resources purchased or subscribed to by YUL; Recommends and implements improvements to existing tools and workflows.
Provides e-resource expertise both internally to library staff and externally to vendors and the larger Yale community. Contributes advanced knowledge to departmental troubleshooting support, resolving access-related problems, responding to reported issues, and working with internal and external partners to fix issues in a timely manner. Takes an active role in Yale University Library's license review process.
Stays abreast of emerging trends and best practices related to e-resources. Plays an active role in e-resource related projects and initiatives as assigned.
Resource Acquisitions Manager
The Resource Acquisitions Manager oversees the strategies, processes and workflows of acquiring content in all formats for general and special collections of the Sheridan Libraries. In collaboration with the Head of Technical Services, this role helps develop the vision and strategic goals for the acquisitions team. This role also works closely with the Associate Director for Collections and Academic Services and Welch Medical Library's acquisitions staff to coordinate electronic resources licensing and access management across the Johns Hopkins University Libraries. This position has a deep understanding of best practices and emerging trends in collections procurement and scholarly publishing in academic research libraries. This individual actively engages with publishers, vendors, subscription agents, and consortia to acquire content and conducts ongoing evaluation of their services. In collaboration with colleagues across the University and content providers, this forward thinking position aligns acquisitions strategies with collection needs and available resources. The position develops innovative approaches and designs workflows to ensure that the Acquisitions team of six FTE obtain resources in a timely, fiscally responsible, and effective manner ensuring compliance with JHU's licensing and financial principles and practices.
The Johns Hopkins University Libraries spend over $19 million for collections annually. This position must work collaboratively and closely with a number of departments and divisions across Johns Hopkins including University-wide Library Technical Services, the Library's Financial Unit, the Associate Director for Collections and Academic Services, the Libraries Shared Services and Applications, University Purchasing, University legal counsel, subject liaisons, and others to acquire materials from various publishing markets domestically and internationally.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Oversees all acquisitions processes and workflows including firm orders, approval plan profiles, demand-driven acquisitions, evidence-based acquisitions, standing orders, subscriptions, and electronic resource licensing
Establishes effective business relationships with current and prospective book/serial publishers, subscription agents, electronic resource vendors, and consortia; evaluates and analyzes their services and pricing, and makes recommendations for improvements
Collaborates with Associate Director for Collections and Academic Services and University Purchasing to evaluate the impact of publisher and vendor business models and those impacts on the Libraries acquisitions
Leads collaboration in developing acquisitions policies, procedures, principles, and workflows
Hires, supervises, coaches, develops, and evaluates staff; ensures alignment of individual and team goals with the Libraries' priorities and goals
Trains and mentors staff to ensure smooth operations and build understanding of evolving acquisitions practices, trends, and standards
Develops collaborative approaches and best practices with University Libraries colleagues to provide efficient and cost-effective acquisitions services
Enhances acquisitions expertise and continued awareness of the scholarly research process through participation in committees, workshops, webinars, and professional associations
Serves as an expert in the use of Sirsi/Dynix Horizon Acquisitions module and the related functions of the University's SAP system
Works closely with University Shared Services and Applications group (IT), researches and analyzes operational aspects of vendor products and services
Ensures legal and financial compliance with University systems
Participates proactively on library-wide committees, task forces, and teams
Understands the life cycle of scholarly communications from creation through various stages of use through disposition
Understands the legal framework in which the acquisitions and licensing of eresources takes place. Demonstrates how and for whom an organization licenses content, as well as the concepts, implications, and contract language pertaining to issues such as archival rights, perpetual access, and interlibrary loan
Understands issues surrounding copyright and fair use so licensing ensures library-friendly terms and conditions
Understands the records management skills needed for actively coordinating and managing the often complicated records needed to track resources
Understands how content should be organized and described so that it will be most useful to the community
Has a theoretical and practical knowledge of the structures, hardware, and software underlying the provision of access to content and the interrelatedness of those systems. This includes but is not limited to information, communication, assistive, and related technologies as they affect the resources and service delivery of content
Understands how to collect, analyze, manipulate, and provide meaningful interpretation of data using relational databases, spreadsheets, word processing, and other tools
Understands and uses established research methods and systems analysis for trouble shooting
Understands and uses methods of assessing and evaluating the specifications, efficacy, and cost efficiency of technology-based products and services
Identifies the principles and techniques necessary to identify and analyze emerging technologies and innovations in order to recognize and implement relevant technological improvements
Demonstrates problem solving, organization, and analytical skills and has an aptitude for detail-oriented work
Communicates effectively, promptly, and consistently, verbally and in writing, with a broad range of internal and external audiences, and must be able to tailor the message to the circumstances and audience as needed
Tolerates complexity and ambiguity, has the ability to recognize patterns and exceptions to the pattern. Is flexible and open-minded. Breaks down problems into fundamental parts and identifies the root cause and possible solutions
Communicates in a timely manner with others about changes that may impact them, including the context and/or reason for the changes; motivates others for results; enables and empowers staff
Clearly communicates expectations, establishes goals, sets performance standards; recognizes staff achievements
Modifies approaches to achieve results in changing situations; empowers and inspires others to find solutions in a timely manner
Takes ownership and holds oneself accountable
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
MLS or MLIS
Minimum 3 years as team lead or supervisory experience in acquiring collections in multiple languages and formats
Experience with multi-consortial purchasing
Experience evaluating complex workflows and developing innovative strategies for timely procurement of collections
Ability to balance priorities and meet deadlines
Strong commitment to enhancing service through teamwork and using technology to advance goals
Experience working with vendors of information resources
Experience negotiating complex contracts
Experience writing and managing RFP's
Knowledge of copyright and Intellectual Property issues
Understanding of link resolver software, metasearch software, data collection software, discovery services, ERMs, and administrative functions of proprietary databases
Understanding of standards and protocols such as Open URL/z39.50, central authentication services (Shibboleth), electronic data interchange (EDI), Open Archives Initiative – Protocols for Metadata Harvesting (OAI – PMH)
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills
Flexibility and initiative in carrying out assignments in a changing, production-oriented environment
Demonstrated successful project management experience
Commitment to staff development, mentoring, training as well as cross-departmental collaboration and communication
Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively
Commitment to professional growth and development with a record of professional activity
Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collegially within a diverse environment
Experience with Sirsi/Dynix Horizon environment
Experience with Serials Solutions ERM
Knowledge of current cataloging standards
Working knowledge of at least one Western European or non-Western European language
Knowledge of statistical analysis and interpretation
Experience conducting assessment
Experience working successfully in a complex, multi-library organizational structure
Knowledge of emerging linked data trends and potential impacts on the way data will be communicated throughout the information supply chain.
Classified Title: Librarian III
Starting Salary Range: $57,544 - $79,047
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Mon – Fri, 8:30am – 5:00pm
Employee subgroup: Exempt
Location: Baltimore, MD
Department name: Technical Services
Personnel area: Libraries
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Mergers And Acquisitions Analyst
For more than 60 years Raven has developed, marketed, and produced technical solutions to solve great challenges. Utilizing our strength in engineering, manufacturing, and technological innovation, Raven is a leader in precision agriculture, high performance specialty films, and aerospace markets. Our purpose is to Solve Great Challenges. Our purpose is bold and authentic; it keeps us grounded in markets that have meaning, provides profitable growth opportunities, and aligns with our corporate values.
Headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Raven is publicly traded on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the ticker symbol RAVN. The Company has earned an international reputation for innovation, product quality, high performance, and unmatched service. Employing approximately 1,000 team members, Raven is represented by three business segments, each with unique customers, products, and markets served:
Applied Technology (ATD)
Market leader in the precision agriculture equipment market, driving innovation in the marketplace
Focused on both domestic and international markets
Engineered Films (EFD)
Market leader in multi-layered specialty industrial films
Focused on the following markets: Agriculture, Construction, Energy, Industrial, and Geomembrane
Market leader in stratospheric balloon technology
Trusted partner of Google on Project Loon
Raven aggressively competes on four Dimensions of Competition: Quality, Service, Innovation, and Peak Performance. Deeply connected to our culture and values, Raven's four dimensions are the foundation on which we do business and set ourselves apart in the marketplace.
The Mergers and Acquisitions Analyst (M&A Analyst) will perform market research related tasks that help identify and evaluate M&A opportunities that achieve overall company acquisition strategy as set by divisional strategic objectives. The M&A Analyst will organize and maintain acquisition pipeline and visibility tools, will collaborate with business development and sales leaders in each Division, as well as with R&D teams, Finance and Legal.
Conduct company and market research projects, competitive analysis, and other market intelligence reporting that aligns with the company's acquisition strategy.
Monitor market and technology trends and the competitive landscape to help identify acquisition and other business investment opportunities.
Develop an enduring process for inter-departmental coordination, appropriate for Raven, related to all aspects of acquisition.
Work with company leadership to organize and formalize the acquisition process.
Participate in company prospecting, and initial analysis of each prospect, and provide unbiased perspective on the value of the target.
Ensure appropriate visibility of acquisition pipeline for Executives and division leadership.
Maintain and publish company acquisition pipeline for each division.
Collect data on competitors and markets, and how our competitors' growth strategy may impact Raven.
Analyze and consolidate data into actionable items that align with Raven's strategic plans.
Gather data on new and existing products and companies that align with division's strategy.
Attend trade shows and travel to potential targets to better understand fit and valuation for acquisition.
Prepare various documents and reports as needed, including support for modeling valuations of targets.
Bachelor's degree in business, marketing or related field.
Minimum 2 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience with market research and Mergers and Acquisition is preferred.
Ability to deliver presentations in a large group environment.
Proficient with a computer, including Microsoft Office programs.
Strong administrative skills. Must be very detail oriented.
Demonstrated innovative and creative thinking.
Exceptional oral and written communications.
Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and time management skills.
Team player who is self-motivated, and has ability to work with minimal supervision.
Ability to communicate effectively with team members and leadership staff.
Ability to travel up to 50%, including international travel, for trade shows and meetings with targets.
Sioux Falls, SD
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
Director, Acquisitions Integration (3177)
Aqua America, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Equal employment opportunity is provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to the following legally protected characteristics: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions, including medical conditions related to lactation), physical or mental disability, covered-veteran status, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.
The primary focus of the duties for the Director – Acquisitions Integration is to manage the successful transition and integration of Aqua's acquisition / growth opportunities within both the water and wastewater business. This includes Level I, 2 & 3 type acquisitions (level of size & complexity).
This position will lead the integration process, working with Business Development from initial due diligence issues and Asset Purchase Agreement development, through the Closing Date and the eventual monitoring of the meter reading and billing process, post-closing, to ensure that our customers receive an accurate and timely bill. Project work includes issues tracking and resolution, and post-conversion support.
The customer service area includes Banner structure set-up (rates, company code, district code, cycle, route, etc…), data mapping, data validation, source data clean-up, conversion coding, meter reading, meter set-up and configuration, conversion testing and test billing review (calculations and format).
This position works directly with the Customer Operations Team Leads, State/Division Leads, contractors and outside entities/vendors throughout the conversion process to ensure overall project coordination. Within Aqua this coordination encompasses various functions, including State operations, Communications, HR (employee on-boarding), IT (IT infrastructure), field services, meter operations, fleet management, material management, procurement, finance and payroll.
Aqua's 'Acquisitions Playbook" (integration task list) is to be maintained / updated to ensure project scope and tasks are up to date, accurate and inclusive. This position will manage post-closing review sessions with key stakeholders to discover improvement opportunities.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Lead all acquisitions integration projects (with multiple projects active at any given time) and provide team leadership in the areas of acquisitions integration for all in scope functional areas.
Ensure all acquisitions integration projects are adhering to Corporate PMO processes and methodologies.
Prepare and maintain the project plans, schedule and financials associated with the acquisitions integration projects.
Develop and maintain the Acquisition Playbook for each Level 2 and Level 3 acquisition.
Manage acquisitions integration team, internal Aqua resources, contractors and outside entities to ensure a successful transition.
Ability to meet with outside entities (sellers' transition team, management and transitioning employees), representing Aqua America, as the transition issues are being addressed and the transition plan is being developed.
Develop and implement a conversion plan (including detailed Cut-Over tasks and timing) that are specific to each acquisition / divestiture.
Provide for regular review and prioritization of project related tasks with the project team and Aqua functional areas.
Coordinate ACO Team Leads, State/Division Leads, and outside entities throughout the conversion process to ensure overall project coordination and integration.
Communicate with business development & senior leadership team as to project status, issues, etc.
Work with external seller/municipal teams to coordinate transition activities.
Develop annual resource plan for Aqua's acquisitions integration effort, based on current input from Business Development.
Develop and monitor annual budgets for the Acquisitions Integration department (both Operating & Capital).
Provide supporting documentation and reports to end users and management.
Travel required periodically facilitating work with outside entities, ACO Team, State leads, etc.
Bachelor degree in Business Management with strong acquisitions integration and project management experience.
5 years of experience in project management roles; preferably with PMP certification.
Banner and/or similar Customer Service / Billing application experience.
Ability to work independently on assignments. Must have experience managing team of resources (internal employees & contractors). Excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize most important and time critical tasks. Must have flexibility to work through project completion (closing) as necessary. Travel required periodically. Must be able to safeguard information of a confidential nature.
Manages and maintains library collections through the selection and acquisition of library resources in support of the College instructional program; manages library circulation desk services according to College-wide library policies and procedures; assists library faculty, students and staff with reference queries face-to-face and online chat; schedules appointments with faculty for the provision of bibliographic instruction to their students; adheres to student learning outcomes as identified on the Master Syllabus for Library instruction; tracks, complies, an enters usage statics according to College wide library policies and procedures; frequently monitors and maintains library equipment to include computers and scanners.
Contributes to the development and implementation of library goals, objectives and student learning outcomes that promote the College's mission; under the supervision of the College-wide Dean of Library Services, weeds (de-selects) outdated library materials and involves nursing faculty and administrators in the process; participates in committee taskforce, and interest group activities at the library, serves on College-wide committees; and participates in Library Consortium (LOUIS: The Library Network) activities.
Attends Faculty/Staff Convocations, and Library Divisional meetings; attends at least one commencement exercise per academic year; performs other duties as assigned by the College-wide Dean of Library Services. (Note: position may rotate atypically or typically to other campus/site Library locations).
This position requires a valid Texas certificate issued by the Texas Education Agency (e.g., School Librarian EC-12, Librarian, Learning Resources Specialist Certification, Learning Resources Endorsement.) Incumbent must have two (2) successful years of classroom teaching experience. Incumbent must be able to read, write, and converse fluently in English.
This position requires knowledge of and ability to apply current instructional and learning theories and methodologies. Broad knowledge of current media production techniques and changes in technology is required. This position requires a basic knowledge of a broad range of topics (e.g. the arts, sciences, literature, and history.) This position requires knowledge of State, Local, and Federal laws and regulations affecting performance of duties (e.g., school handbooks, American Library Association standards, copyright laws).
JOB PURPOSE AND RESPONSIBILITY:
In a school media center or library, incumbent is primarily responsible for formally instructing students and staff about library skills and assuring the development and management of media resources. Incumbent makes a substantial contribution to the education of students on the organization and use of a library or media center.
Errors may result in an inability to access needed learning and instructional materials and equipment easily. Incumbent is responsible for overseeing the operations of the entire media center and in larger schools may supervise other media personnel. Errors may result in acquisition of inappropriate resources, out-dated learning materials, lost or wasted resources, and an inability to locate materials or equipment within the media center.
A significant number of tasks in this area involve applying commonly accepted and used procedures to organize and control materials and equipment. Incumbent must be able to think quickly and creatively to meet the varied needs of students and staff.
Plan, manage, supervise, and evaluate the campus library media center and program, developing goals and policies to ensure best practices in optimal service and efficient operation.
Create and maintain an atmosphere that encourages student and staff use of library and information resources.
Assist and motivate students and staff in the development of attitudes, habits, and skills leading to lifelong learning and independent and effective use of ideas and information.
Collaborate with classroom teachers in designing, implementing, and evaluating instruction that ensures integration of literature, reference and research skills, information literacy skills, and technologies into student learning.
Develop a quality collection of physical and online resources and equipment based on an analysis of campus needs and available funding.
Perform administrative functions necessary for the management of the library media center, such as overseeing volunteers, student aides and other library staff as applicable; attending faculty and other campus related meetings and events.
Provide leadership in the integration of technology and information resources into the curriculum.
Maintain budget resources and accurate records.
Communicate effectively with others, using a variety of media.
Work with others as a team member.
OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED:
Perform other related duties as assigned; however, all employees are expected to comply with lawful directives in rare situations driven by need where a team effort is required.
PHYSICAL EFFORT AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Services are performed in a standard office or school setting. This position involves bending and stretching to shelve books, and may involve heavy lifting of technical equipment.
This position may involve rare exposure to blood or body fluids. Regular attendance is required for this position. Judgment is required to interpret broad professional, State, Local, and Federal laws, regulations, and policies affecting the lives and education of children and the impact of the policies on instructional methodologies or techniques employed. Collection, development and management activities involve judgment when selecting particular materials and equipment (e.g., budget limitations, difficulty level of material or use, and subject).
PERSONAL WORK RELATIONSHIPS:
Incumbent receives administrative supervision, and performance is typically evaluated three times per year. Supervisor may supply detailed instruction regarding matters such as changes in law or policy and completing State and Local forms.
The work involves using professional skills and knowledge to access a broad range of specific or general information. Work relationships are with students, teachers, and other school staff to share information, plan resource needs, and instruct in the area of library skills.
Involves significant contact with students to provide formal instruction on library skills.
Involves contact with co-workers in the library or media center to assign tasks and give instruction. May involve contact with librarians or media personnel in other schools, public library staff, college library staff, sales representatives, and parents to share information and locate materials and equipment.
Duty Days: 187
Pay Grade: P6
Comprehensive Benefits Package
Employee Discount Program
Closing Date: Until Filled
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Are you a detail-oriented individual with financial analysis or accounting experience? Are you looking for a dynamic and growing organization that will both challenge and reward you? Join our team at Sun Communities and embark on an exciting new opportunity! We are looking for an Acquisitions Associate to assist the Acquisitions team with the due diligence process for acquiring new properties.
As an Acquisitions Associate, you'll perform detailed financial analysis of due diligence materials for potential acquisitions and assist in locating new acquisition targets. You'll also act as a partner in the department, and both lead and collaborate with others on certain deals.
Interpret and analyze financial information for prospective acquisitions (i.e. income statements, cash flow statements, financial forecasts and budgets).
Conduct appropriate research to gather required information such as market surveys, competitive analysis, and internal metrics.
Analyze data and recommend specific actions based on findings.
Utilize available computer systems, resources and team members to carry out analysis to support management's quest for accretive acquisitions.
Initiate phone contact and maintain proper follow-up with assigned customers.
Assist management with administrative tasks such as tracking and compiling information of interest.
Prepare various reports detailing financial due diligence within the department; review and respond appropriately to correspondence.
Handle confidential information and ensure the integrity of all information received and/or reviewed.
Assist with ensuring accurate and timely follow-up on pending acquisitions.
Complete and follow-up on specific tasks assigned from the acquisition due diligence checklist.
Actively participate in acquisition meetings, including those of a legal matter.
Use internal computer systems to follow-up with pending acquisition information and ensure it's updated when information is received.
Initiate and follow-up on leads and communicate with brokers and owners.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Business, Real Estate or related field
Minimum of 2 years financial analysis and/or accounting experience
High level expertise with Excel and spreadsheet skills
Superior verbal and written communication skills
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to effectively manage multiple and competing priorities in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
Ability to work collaboratively and constructively with colleagues at all levels of the company
At Sun Communities, you will be part of an industry-leading organization where you will be challenged, inspired, rewarded and transformed. We place a high priority on our team members, and this is a big part of what sets us apart. We will ask you to give us your very best every day, and will challenge you with interesting work, stretch assignments, a collaborative and supportive work environment and plenty of learning and growth. In exchange, we will reward you with great pay, advancement opportunities, paid time off, great benefits, and flexibility.
Comprehensive Medical and Prescription coverage with two PPO plan designs so you can choose the plan that best meets the needs of you and your family
Comprehensive Dental Plan
Voluntary Vision Plan with the option of electing coverage for you and your family members at affordable rates
Voluntary Health and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
Short and Long-Term Disability Coverage
401(k) Plan with employer matching contribution
Employee Assistance Program
Identity Theft Insurance
Tuition Reimbursement program providing financial support to team members who further their formal education
Site Rent Discounts for team members who live in our communities
Paid Time Off including nine holidays, vacation, personal, sick time, bereavement and pay for jury duty
Who We Are
Detroit-based Bedrock is a full-service real estate firm specializing in acquiring, leasing, financing, and managing commercial and residential space. Since its founding in 2011, Bedrock and its affiliates have invested more than $3.5 billion in developing more than 100 properties in downtown Detroit and Cleveland totaling more than 16 million square feet. Bedrock's real estate portfolio includes more than 330 office and retail tenants in Detroit's technology-centric downtown. For more information, visit www.Bedrockdetroit.com or engage with us on Twitter and Instagram @BedrockDetroit and Facebook.
The Acquisitions Associate for Bedrock should have experience working in a fast-paced environment and will work closely on a daily basis with Bedrock's CEO, General Counsel, and the rest of the Acquisitions Team, including one or more other Acquisitions Associates. The Acquisitions Associate will work on various projects related to Bedrock's acquisition activities and often to larger company initiatives, including but not limited to development projects and joint venture partnerships. The Acquisitions Associate will also work to improve and maintain processes on the Acquisitions Team, using that result in better organization along with long-term increases in productivity and effectiveness of the team.
What You'll Do/Need
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assisting in the management of the acquisition due diligence process, which will include but not be limited to the following:
Preparing agendas for due diligence calls;
Coordinating site/property access with Seller's representatives;
Acting as liaison with a given Seller throughout the due diligence process;
Preparing due diligence summaries and related materials;
Tracking key dates relating to due diligence deliverables and Seller requests
Drafting Letters of Intent, internal acquisition memos, and tracking reports on current acquisitions and those in the pipeline;
Facilitating Purchase Agreement and often Operating Agreement negotiations and contributing to the development of strategies to successfully close transactions and resolve open issues;
Creating detailed ownership maps in target acquisition areas, along with Bedrock property maps, which are distributed company-wide;
Preparing property summaries, one-pagers, and purchase price analyses to assist in high-level decision making within the acquisitions team;
Preparing presentations for meetings and drafting communication to executive leadership team in collaboration with other members of the Acquisitions Team;
Attending meetings with the CEO and Acquisitions Manager, documenting notes and managing key takeaways and to-do's;
High-level team organization, prioritization, forecasting, and acquisition tracking;
Keeping items of high importance at the forefront of the team's attention, and mapping out paths to completion;
Managing transaction timelines to ensure that takeaways and to-dos are completed promptly and in the proper cadence;
Skills, Education & Experience:
Bachelors and/or Master's Degree in Business Administration, or a related field;
At least 1-3 years of experience in a real estate acquisitions (or similar) role
Strong problem solving and organizational skills, along with a unique ability to effectively juggle and manage many projects simultaneously
Energetic, proactive, personable, creative and highly motivated person with the ability to learn and work independently and collaboratively;
Sales & Acquisitions Manager
Faurecia is an equal opportunity employer.
New trends and expectations are reshaping the automotive industry. Inspired by the exciting new challenges associated with this revolution, Faurecia anticipates the future of mobility developing cutting-edge solutions for smart life on board and sustainable mobility. If you're willing to contribute and create value for tomorrow's cleaner and smarter mobility, Faurecia is the place to be.
Our North American Seating Division is looking for a Sales & Acquisitions Manager, for it's headquarters location in Auburn Hills, Michigan.
Integrated within the Sales Organization of a given Product Line, the Sales Manager is responsible for the Sales development for a specific Account or part of this Account (Program, Serial Life, Acquisitions), within a Division / Region, and to provide support and product expertise to the Customer Business Units.
The main missions of the role are:
Provide Product expertise to the CBUs and greater organization for the assigned Product Line
Understand the detailed cost structure of the product
Develop and provide benchmarking information between internal Faurecia plants and also against competitors
Work with the CBUs to support acquisitions, development, and series production as needed
Develop in-depth intimacy with Customer contacts (Purchasing, Engineering, Programs)
Interfaces with the customer at 1st management level
Develop the relationship with his or her direct counterparts at the customer and with the assigned contacts by the sales network
Participate regularly to customer meetings (progress reviews, quality reviews, commercial global meetings)
Monitor what competition is doing
Part/Leader of the Acquisition Team
Understanding of the Business Plan & RFQA
Preparation and update / improvement of the commercial offers through the negotiation loops
Develop & lead the execution of the lobbying plan
Beat competition! with satisfactory financials
Prepare and check/validate the commercial offers to answer on due time to the Customer requests:
Get a good understanding of the costing files ("hands on")
Build up and get validated the targeted pricing and the negotiation path / tactics to convince the customer
Ensure proper documentation of all prices and written communication to customer
Check coherence of all offers and validates offers regarding technical changes and mandated components
Understand and apply the guidelines proposed by the hierarchy regarding contractual management
Support claims negotiation at the appropriate level at the customer
Oversees several programs from Sales perspective
Supports the negotiation of ECRs and claims
Follow the profitability of the Program
Participate to the CBU / Division Program review
Responsible for on-time / on-profit customer ECRs ("Engineering Changes Requests") negotiation
Detailed understanding of piece price, tooling and D&D impact
Follow the Variable Cost Margin of the products
Coordinate or take directly in charge the commercial productivity proposals with a detailed understanding of Squeeze management
Understanding and execution of VA-VE commercial mechanisms
Deep understanding and commercial management of local economics (inflation, exchange rate)
Understanding and rigorous implementation of the Sales Administration guidelines & processes (purchase orders, invoices, terms of payment, overdue, etc.)
Oversees commercial management for Spare Parts
Minimum education level:
Business Master Degree preferred. Engineering and/or Undergraduate Business Degree with a willingness to develop a career path in business is required. Some formalized technical training/education is a must.
Minimum 7-10 years of professional experience with successful track record with different commercial and technical assignments. Some technical experience and aptitude is a must
Established track record of cultivating strong business relationships with OEM / Tier 1 Customers
Skills & Competencies:
Technical skills :
Fluent in English and if necessary in the Customer language
Very broad functional knowledge and in depth understanding of business expertise
Strong competencies in relationship management, and negotiation
Capable of financial analysis
Experience in Seat Frames and Mechanisms
Behavioral skills :
Good communication and presentation skills
Business international mindset
Accountable and results oriented – Get the things done
Team player and ability to work in a complex global matrix organization
Exhibited leadership competency
Commitment to the highest ethical standards and willingness to adhere to Faurecia's Code of Ethics and Code of Management
Expectation of 25% travel
Must have international travel capability (Visas, Passports, etc.)
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