Strategic Sourcing Manager (Chicago, NYC, Boston, or Eagan, MN)

Company: JLL ( Learn More )

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US-NY-New York
4 Year Degree
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Job Description

JLL is currently seeking a Senior Sourcing Manager - Facilities/Projects to join our team. The Senior Sourcing Manager will be responsible for the procurement of facilities and project related services. This position may be based in Chicago, Minneapolis, New York City, Boston, or virtual/home office - preference in Central/Eastern time zones.


  • Develop, lead, and execute commodity sourcing strategies for local, regional, and national initiatives for facility management services.
  • Develop and execute sourcing initiatives for Project Development Services (PDS), execute objectives, category spend assessments and milestone timelines.
  • 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.
  • Partner with LATAM Sourcing colleague to develop sourcing plans and deliver consistent reporting to the client
  • 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.
  • 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 vendor compliance and risk management programs.
  • Manage a team of sourcing and procurement professionals.

  • BA/BS degree in business, supply chain or related discipline
  • MBA, a plus.
  • Minimum 5 years of strategic sourcing experience for services.
  • Experience with facilities categories, required.

  • Significant knowledge of construction industry and supporting trades, highly desired.
  • Proven track record of managing a team of direct reports.
  • Must also be able to lead decentralized teams, 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 and experience with procurement systems, ie, Ariba, highly desired

  • About JLL JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. A Fortune 500 company, JLL helps real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. In 2016, JLL had revenue of $6.8 billion and fee revenue of $5.8 billion and, on behalf of clients, managed 4.4 billion square feet, or 409 million square meters, and completed sales acquisitions and finance transactions of approximately $136 billion. At the end of the first quarter of 2017, JLL had nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 78,000. As of March 31, 2017, LaSalle Investment Management had $58.0 billion of real estate under asset management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit JLL is focused on winning in the marketplace and being the industry leader, executing better than anyone else and innovating to create great products and services. We operate in an atmosphere of excellence, integrity, respect and trust. We bring a sense of teamwork, inclusion and diversity in everything we pursue. Our clients see the results as we address their needs, solve their problems and bring new ideas. As a distinguished market leader, we offer challenging career opportunities in an exciting environment. Our future success as a firm depends on our ability to attract, develop and retain the very best people in the business. Our values define who we are, underscore our commitment to clients and provide direction for everything we do. Our unique culture has been recognized by industry experts and our peers. We are: * A "best company to work for' in multiple locations around the globe, including Chicago, San Francisco, London, Ireland, Shanghai and Hong Kong * World's Most Ethical Companies from Ethisphere Institute for seven consecutive years * America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies from Forbes Magazine * #1 Top Corporate Real Estate Firm 2013 from Watkins Research Group, Inc. for six consecutive years This partial list of awards demonstrates our record of achievement and our commitment to fostering an award-winning culture. For further information, visit Information Security Statement Employees are expected, at all times, to perform their responsibilities in accordance with the JLL Code of Business Ethics and the firm's corporate policies. Employees granted access to the firm's information technology are expected to follow the firm's guidance designed to promote best practices for information security, data privacy and the appropriate use of technology systems.

    JLL is committed to developing and maintaining a diverse workforce, and strongly believes in equal opportunity extended to all individuals in all aspects of the employment relationship. Please visit for additional information on JLL's commitment to equal opportunity.

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