POSITION SUMMARY: Provides strategic management oversight for support of a supply chain base of service providers. Partners with business leaders, support organizations and outsourcing partners to drive results which support business objectives, cost efficiencies, and consistent quality service delivery. Manages the relationship with business partners and suppliers.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Guides the selection, development, and management of strategic suppliers to meet service cost and performance goals. Partners with suppliers to build capabilities to meet expanding needs of the business.
Develops and implements an overall supply chain strategy focused on leveraging volume, knowledge, and capability to achieve cost reduction and supplier quality improvement.
Establishes performance objectives for outsourced service providers. Leads efforts to develop competitive performance benchmarks and incorporate these into performance measures and service standards.
Serves as primary liaison with suppliers to ensure organizational needs are met. Works collaboratively to develop and implement supplier scorecards and other reporting and measurement tools to identify areas requiring improvements or corrective action.
Manages issues and expectations across a broad range of skill sets and locations.
Manages Escalations, working with internal partners and outsourced providers to solution for and resolve time sensitive concerns.
Communicates with key stakeholders and senior leadership on project updates and escalated issues. Works with department leadership to identify and prioritize improvement opportunities.
Develops, manages, coordinates global sourcing processes and practices with internal stakeholders. Develops and manages relationship with national/regional suppliers and contractors and assist in contract negotiation
Analytical skills should include both numerical and communication
Attention to detail and the ability to spot errors and inconsistencies
Excellent reading and language comprehension
Strong prioritization, communication and conflict resolution skills
Strategic thinking with an ability to execute tactically
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Degree from a four-year college or university in relevant discipline or four years experience with business outsourcing, supply chain management, logistics, operational excellence, process improvements, or other related experience preferred.
Certificates and/or Licenses
Any of the following certifications are preferred:
Green or Black Belt Lean Six Sigma
Project Management Professional (PMP)
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Certified Outsourcing Professional (POP)
Kaizen Leader Certificate
or other relevant process/leadership certification
Internal Number: 19041999
With broader and deeper capabilities than any other company, CBRE is the leading full-service real estate services and investment organization in the world.
CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2017 revenues of $14.2 billion and more than 80,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #214 in 2017. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 17 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” in the real estate sector for six years in a row. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE.”
CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services.