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Procurement Manager - Supplier Programs (Property Management)

Company: CBRE
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Procurement Manager - Supplier Programs (Property Management)Job ID97822Posted17-Jan-2023Service lineAdvisory SegmentRole typeFull-timeAreas of InterestPurchasing/ProcurementLocation(s)Atlanta - Georgia - United States of America, Boston - Massachusetts - United States of America, Charlotte - North Carolina - United States of America, Chicago - Illinois - United States of America, Dallas - Texas - United States of America, Miami - Florida - United States of America, Minneapolis - Minnesota - United States of America, Nashville - Tennessee - United States of America, Philadelphia - Pennsylvania - United States of America, Phoenix - Arizona - United States of America, Santa Fe - New Mexico - United States of America, Tulsa - Oklahoma - United States of America, Washington, D.C. - District of Columbia - United States of AmericaRole Purpose:CBRE Property Management utilizes a broad network of Supplier Partners to deliver services and goods to our clients. The Supplier Engagement Manager is responsible for aligning CBREs Global Supplier Program with the specific needs of the Property Management business. The Manager will support the business by educating, influencing and advising key stakeholders on procurement best practices concurrent with effective supplier management and development of CBRE suppliers, resulting in exceptional standard of performance and contribution towards long-term growth and profitability.Primary Objectives:To drive the adoption of CBRE Supplier Partner Program (SPP) for the benefit of Property Management (Americas region)

  • Lead supplier engagement activity through a schedule of supplier events and communications
  • Support the promotion and use of Supplier Partners
  • Leverage all of the 4 key areas strategy & governance, global framework, joint value creation, people and organization from the SPP.
  • Utilize tools, templates and training/guidance to ensure the Property Management business is fully aware of the program benefits and our partnersDrive the implementation of Supplier Partner Program
    • Utilize CBRE SPP framework and deploy it with Property Managers in Markets; ensure continuous improvement of SRM tools, templates and guidance materials tailored for Property Management needs.
    • Identify, develop and negotiate Partnership agreements using CBRE SPP Program Governance (in AMS)- including key terms e.g. pricing, commercial, legal, QHSE and mutually agreed support as necessary.
    • Lead SRM sessions with assigned suppliers; Track and report on SRM activityFocus on driving continuous improvement, innovation, improved service delivery for customers that create growth opportunities for Property Management, CBRE and our supply partners.
      • Ensure benefits delivered via SRM i.e. innovation, best practice, risk mitigation, efficiencies, are collated and shared with the Business
      • Train, coach and support CBRE Property Managers and CBRE Supplier Partners on supplier management using the SPP to achieve benefits for Property Management clients.
      • Run program of operationally focused supplier engagements based on service, capability and innovations for Property Managers in specific markets.
      • Drive participation in Supplier Events across LOB and facilitate local market events in AMS bringing value for Property ManagementPartner with Property Management Procurement Managers on Category Development
        • Develop and implement category strategies for selected categories, market sectors and localities creating fit for purpose supply chains for markets using appropriate Supply Partners through identifying, creating, developing and consolidating partners by category consolidating ; ensure strategies are fit for purpose for Property Management.
        • Work with procurement teams in other lines of business, procurement solutions teams and Supplier Partner Program team to share category expertise, partners, supplier management and drive broader alignment of efforts.
        • Identify and realize opportunities to optimize the number of suppliers and leverage high performing suppliers.
        • Manage Supplier Risk Management program
        • Partner with P2P Manager to lead Property Managements VendorShield supplier risk program
        • Engage with suppliers and clients to communicate program benefits
        • Ensure program alignment with Global Procurement Supplier Risk Management teamKey Tasks:Develop and implement Property Management procurement strategies and plans that result in meeting company and divisional financial objectives and growth and retention strategiesManage Supplier Management reporting needs and requirements within Property Management and across the global CBRE Procurement organization.Support crisis mgmt. to minimize disruptions to our supply chain and business continuity.Provide supplier management training to Real Estate Managers and operations teamsResponsible for adherence to the overall CBRE Procurement strategies, policies and proceduresDevelop and maintain a strong network of supportive stakeholders that continuously promote procurement as a valued contributor to the success of the Property Managements business.Develop and maintain relationships at appropriate levels within strategic and preferred supplier organizations.Develop and implement SRM (Supplier Relationship Management) strategies and plans with key suppliers that establish CBRE as a customer of choice in the market place and delivers value over and above what would normally be achieveInput to regional planning activities with horizons of typically 1 to 4 yearsEducation and Core Competencies:Bachelor's Degree (BA/BS) required. MBA Preferred.CPSM qualified, in-progress, or eligible; or equivalent with 5 + years of operational experience in procurement, strategic sourcing, and/or vendor management.Customer focused, with excellent influencing and communication skills.The ability to work with and influence a broad range and level of stakeholders and supplier staff.Able to utilize a relationship based approach with supplier partners able to see multiple perspectives and deliver win (client)-win (partner)-win (CBRE) outcomes with partners.Collaborative approach, with the ability to maximize short term while building upon long-term productive relationships.Highly accountable for own performance and delivery of outcomes.Thrive on working within a fast paced organization across the region, with a diverse supply base and wide geographical spread of clients.Strong commercial acumen and a proven track record of identifying and delivering substantial savings.Proficient analytical skills and a measured approach to decision making.Specific experience in the sourcing of Facilities Management and/or Property Management-focused services will be beneficial.CBRE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.CBRE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)

Keywords: CBRE, Charlotte , Procurement Manager - Supplier Programs (Property Management), Executive , Charlotte, North Carolina

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