Strategic Sourcing Manager

  • Company: Jones Lang Lasalle (JLL)
  • Location: , Remote 37201 US
  • Salary: $85,000 to $100,000
  • Date Posted: December 14, 2021


Sourcing manager role supporting a public entity. Develop, lead, and execute commodity sourcing strategies for local, regional, national and global initiatives for facility and project management services Develop category plan to provide visibility to subcategory spends, supplier summaries, stakeholder engagement plans, contract summaries and market insights that lead to both short and long-term strategies. Lead development and execution of all sourcing-related functions: performing due diligence and assessment of prospective suppliers, executing RFPs/bids, negotiating contracts and ensuring effective transition to operations during implementation Identify and lead appropriate field resources to execute initiatives, manage supplier relationships as it relates to administrative and operational activities and issues Effectively onboard new suppliers and lead account team in change management activities as new entities opt into Facility Management program Ensure contracting and procurement standards, policies and procedures are maintained and followed throughout the portfolio Partner with the client and Jones Lang LaSalle Facility Management team to drive both immediate and sustained benefits to the client Assess and build annual sourcing initiatives that provide detailed service commodity strategies that identify objectives, leveraged spend initiative, and milestone timelines Bring strategic thought leadership to account to identify additional cost and operational efficiencies Responsible for communication, coordination and implementation of local and regional sourcing initiatives and contract negotiations to suppliers and operations team Proactively manage internal and external customer expectations Conduct local and regional Preferred Supplier performance review meetings, manage supplier scorecards, contract compliance and service obligations Support e-commerce procurement initiatives either corporate or client mandated Analyze price proposals, financial reports and other data to determine the reasonability of price and contractor capabilities Support a supplier diversity program in accordance with client and company requirements


5-7+ years of strategic sourcing, procurement, and contract administration experience for services or indirect categories (e.g., facilities, highly desired) Procurement/Sourcing for public institutions a plus Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain, or related discipline MBA, a plus KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Proven track record of leading decentralized teams, with an ability to influence across the organization and deliver results in evolving environments Strategic mindset with the ability to develop strategic roadmaps and translate into executable plans and supply solutions Superior customer service, relationship building and follow up skills Experience in data reporting and presentation of complex KPIs and metrics Highly self-driven and accountable for deliverables; possesses an entrepreneurial, "can-do" attitude Strong analytical and organizational abilities Excellent inter-personal and communication skills Computer proficiency in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint

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