Strategic Sourcing Specialist

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POST DATE 8/10/2016
END DATE 11/9/2016

Jones Lang Lasalle Raleigh, NC

Raleigh, NC
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Position Title
Strategic Sourcing Specialist

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Job Description

Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) is looking for a Strategic Sourcing Manager. The ideal candidate would be located in the RTP area, have sourcing experience and demonstrate knowledge of the facilities management industry with an emphasis on Construction, Architects, and related trades. The Strategic Sourcing Manager will be responsible for supporting all aspects of JLL s Strategic Sourcing Methodology, which includes the following:

Roles and Responsibilities

Developing, leading, and executing sourcing strategies
Identifying appropriate resources to execute initiatives, manage supplier/contractor relationships as it relates to administrative and operational activities and issues
Ensure contracting and procurement standards are maintained throughout the portfolio
Closely participate in and with the client and JLL Sourcing and Project Management teams 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 (in association with client sourcing and JLL commodity strategies), and milestone timelines
Responsible for communication, coordination and implementation of sourcing initiatives and contract negotiations to suppliers/contractors and operations team
Provide management, monthly report out on sourcing events and savings
Proactively manage internal and external customer expectations
Ensure compliance to client sourcing and contracting policies and procedures as listed on the JLL OneView Portal
Establish relationship with client Legal and Risk Management to ensure all contractual terms and conditions comply with standard or other contract changes are formally reviewed and approved by legal/risk management
Establish work priorities and resolve issues with Operations and Project teams, temporary help and/or project-specific dedicated personnel to assure client satisfaction, customer satisfaction
Develop, implement and maintain a supplier diversity program in accordance with client and company requirements. Mentor/educate suppliers through meetings
Conduct Supplier performance review meetings, when requested, and manage supplier scorecards, contract compliance and service obligations
Analyze price proposals, financial reports and other data to determine the reasonability of price and supplier capabilities


Ideal candidate has a degree in Business Management, Purchasing, or Supply Chain Management with knowledge and/or 3-5 years experience in Facilities Management (terminology, metrics, technology, etc.)
Excellent Inter-personal communication skills
Able to host and lead presentations to the client on a quarterly basis
Ability to take direction and work within set parameters.
Must be able to create pivot tables and provide data analysis to the client
Ability to participate and work in decentralized environment
Hands-on role requiring the individual to be a self-starter.
Success managing multiple projects simultaneously
Proven ability to deliver results in challenging environments
Excellent PC skills; Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

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Full/Part Time


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About JLL

JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. A Fortune 500 company with annual fee revenue of $5.2 billion and gross revenue of $6.0 billion, JLL has more than 280 corporate offices, operates in more than 80 countries and has a global workforce of more than 60,000. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 4.0 billion square feet, or 372 million square meters, and completed $138 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2015. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $58.3 billion of real estate assets under 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

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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.