Sourcing Manager (Military Veterans Wanted!)
Company: Cushman & Wakefield
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: November 11, 2018
Job Title Sourcing Manager Job Description Summary This position leads and manages the portfolio of sites on a client account. This position is highly visible within internal & external stakeholders. Job Description PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES ---Manage all aspects of the Procurement with the client, Account Management team, vendors, C&W Corporate, and other key stakeholders ---Implement programs and initiatives to of all goals, metrics, and KPI's ---Analyze account-wide spend, vendors, operations and processes to continually identify opportunities for value creation. Develop and implement based on the identified opportunities ---Develop and analyze responses, negotiate and use other techniques as required to obtain the expected results ---Interprets contracts, vendors and ensures appropriate contractual records retention plans are in place on the account ---Advise management regarding contractual rights, obligations, and other contractual matters, such as effective use of resources and legal issues ---Manage the development, installation, and maintenance that yield the appropriate outputs and conform to requested forms and frequencies ---Maintain organized records to ensure any implemented system of checks and balances are being continually met for service contracts and additional compliance items ---Employ C&W best practices, policies, processes, tools and templates to include both C&W Corporate and client account specifications, as well as engaging with Category Managers and preferred suppliers in the execution of Procurement responsibilities ---Participate at appropriate level & frequency in all meetings ---Generate and distribute all necessary and requested reports ---Maintain good business practices ---Manage all aspects of personnel and roles with direct reporting relationship ---Perform other miscellaneous related duties as assigned KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE ---Bachelor's degree in Business or related field is required. MBA or related Master's Degree preferred ---7+ years' experience in Procurement/Strategic Sourcing, ideally in facility services or related discipline ---Understanding of the Strategic Sourcing processes and demonstrated proficiency with e-tools such as e-RFPs, reverse auctions, e-catalogs, and contract management systems ---Must possess legal knowledge, ability to prepare/negotiate agreements & amendments, and the ability to explain to clients the specifics of the contracts ---Must possess analytical and quantitative skills with ability to analyze and interpret information, data and related documentation ---Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management ---Self-motivated and work independently to find solutions ---Detail-oriented with strong analytical skills ---Strong management skills with the flexibility to handle multiple tasks WORK ENVIRONMENT This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with others and exchange accurate information; operate a computer and other office productivity machinery; move about the workplace; remain in a stationary position for up to 90% of the time; and extend hands and arms in any direction. Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.
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