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Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager - Indirect

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To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Ability to travel (10-20%) both domestic and international, as needed.

Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Engineering, or Computer Science or equivalent to a 4-year college program in relevant discipline; MBA or advanced degree preferred.

Minimum 5 years experience in procurement of MRO, services and supplies in multiple industries.
Minimum of 8 years of deep sourcing experience in diverse industries, with 8 years comprehensive sourcing experience in indirect spend areas preferred. Aptitude in working with international colleagues and suppliers to coordinate and execute global strategies within a dynamic team environment preferred. Demonstrated experience with service providers, multi-year contract management and outsourced providers preferred.

Demonstrated experience in contract administration, contract negotiation, quality assurance, and procurement management; Experience in implementing e-procurement solutions with exposure to systems development and supplier management.


C.P.M., C.P.S.M. or N.A.C.M. certifications or eligibility preferred.


Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Writes reports with clarity that influences others to support strategies. Makes effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, suppliers, top management and/or public groups. Motivates and negotiates effectively with key employees, suppliers, top management, and/or public groups to take desired action.


Excellent financial analysis skills for evaluation of complex business proposals, cost trends and drivers and supplier profitability. Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles and ability to calculate complex figures. Prepares forecasts, budgets and sourcing related financial reports.


Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.

Adaptive; can quickly understand and exploit changes in the industry and supply/demand balance. Comprehends, analyzes, and interprets the most complex business documents. Solves advanced problems and develop a variety of options in complex situations to mitigate risk. Provides effective solutions for several constituents across lines of business and geographies and create new opportunities for competitive advantage. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes sound business recommendations that have a direct impact on the company.


Advanced skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Experienced with e-sourcing platforms, Zycus knowledge preferred.

Continually looks to improve personal and professional skills – seeks feedback to set skill development goals.

Strong interpersonal and organizational skills with ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Responds effectively to sensitive issues. Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal customers; establishes and maintains effective professional relationships with internal customers and suppliers.

Fosters teamwork and demonstrates the highest level of professional and ethical standards in all supplier transactions. Motivates team members to achieve targeted results.


Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.

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About CBRE Group, Inc.

CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2019 revenue). The company has more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliates) and serves real estate investors and occupiers through more than 530 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. 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. Please visit our website at www.cbre.com.

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