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Sr. Strategic Sourcing Manager - Raleigh, NC or virtual (east coast) in Raleigh, NC at JLL

at JLL (Jones Lang LaSalle)

Posted: 8/1/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: J3R64Y6XC757QVTPND1
Keywords: operations

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Sr. Strategic Sourcing Manager – Raleigh, NC or virtual (east coast)

  • 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
  • Ensure contracting and procurement standards, policies and procedures are maintained and followed throughout the portfolio
  • Partner with the client and JLL 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
  • Proactively manage internal and external customer expectations
  • Conduct local and regional Preferred Supplier performance review meetings, manage supplier scorecards, 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
  • Ensure compliance to sourcing and contracting policies and procedures
  • Manage a team of 2 direct reports
  • Ability to travel if not local to Raleigh


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, or related discipline
  • MBA, a plus
  • CPM, CPSM, or CPSD, a plus
  • People management experience required
  • Minimum 8 years of strategic sourcing experience for services or indirect categories (e.g., facilities highly desired)


  • 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
  • Strong analytical and organizational abilities 
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
  • Computer proficiency in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint


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