Strategic Sourcing Specialist
Jones Lang LaSalle - Pittsburgh, PA

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Org Marketing Statement

Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE: JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 2011 global revenue of $3.6 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 70 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide, including 200 corporate offices. The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 2.1 billion square feet worldwide. LaSalle Investment Management, the company’s investment management business, is one of the world’s largest and most diverse in real estate with $47.7 billion of assets under management.

For further information, please visit our website, www.joneslanglasalle.com

We are currently seeking a Strategic Sourcing Specialist to join our client team in Pittsburgh, PA.

Responsibilities

SUMMARY
Responsible for executing commodity sourcing strategies for local and regional initiatives for both facility and project services; Identifying and leading appropriate field resources to execute initiatives, manage supplier relationships as it relates to administrative and operational activities and issues. Ensure contracting and procurement standards are maintained throughout the portfolio.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Closely participate in and with the client and Jones Lang LaSalle sourcing teams to drive 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; establish milestone timelines.
 Responsible for communication, coordination and implementation of local and regional sourcing initiatives and contract negotiations to suppliers and operations team.
 Prepare and execute sourcing initiatives. Manage transition plans for new contracts.
 Maintain strong communications with operations team. Provide management, detailed instructions and continuous follow-up to support the operations. Be proactive and manage internal and external customer expectations.
 Responsible for data integrity of contract database - oversee maintenance and enhancement of central contract database.
 Establish relationship with Corporate Legal and Risk Management. Ensure all contractual terms and conditions comply with standard or other contract changes are formally reviewed and approved by legal/risk management.
 Coordinate with the Sourcing Manager, Legal and Risk Management groups, Property and Project Management groups to maintain consistency in form, nature, scope, and execution of contracts within guidelines and appropriate business practices
 Administer and maintain contract files to ensure compliance with Jones Lang LaSalle and client sourcing requirements ( and where applicable, the administration of supplier files, certificates of insurance, amendments, letters and other contractual documents).
 Establish work priorities, assign deliverables and resolve issues to client’s and account’s team satisfaction.
 Conduct local and regional performance review meetings when requested, and manage supplier scorecards, contract compliance and service obligations.
 Work in cooperation with Finance and the field to ensure that financial transactions are processed in an orderly and timely fashion.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:
 Ideal candidate has a college degree and/or 3+ years of related experience. BS in Procurement or Supply Chain Management is ideal.
 Excellent Inter-personal skills, organization skills, strong analytical ability, proven ability to lead teams in decentralized environment.
 Excellent communication skills – oral and written.
 Demonstrated ability to manage change.
 Proven ability to deliver results in challenging environments.
 Excellent PC skills, proficient in MS applications.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Jones Lang LaSalle is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Jones Lang LaSalle is an equal opportunity employer and committed to developing and maintaining a diverse workforce. Jones Lang LaSalle strongly believes in equal opportunity for all, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, pregnancy, family responsibility (e.g. child care, elder care), national origin or ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, veteran’s status, genetic information, or status as a qualified individual with a disability, protected leave status or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable law. The company also endeavors to make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodations would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all individuals in all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, transfer, training, discipline, layoff, recall and termination.

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Jones Lang LaSalle provides real estate without borders. The company's services include commercial real estate brokerage, management,...