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Supplier Diversity is the practice of intentionally utilizing businesses owned and controlled by Minority, Women, LGBT, Veteran, and Disabled persons within an organization’s supply chain. Supplier Diversity professionals are the bridge between diverse businesses and the companies they wish to support.

This role will support CBREs Supplier Diversity team in driving the company toward best in class Supplier Diversity performance. As an integral part of our Supplier Diversity Team, this individual will support the program management, reporting, analysis, and relationship-building component of the Procurement organization’s Supplier Diversity Program. The role requires a collaborative spirit, an understanding of Strategic Sourcing processes and Supplier Diversity best practices, and the ability to support the implementation and development of program principles within CBRE.


  • Support implementation and enhancement of CBRE’s Supplier Diversity Program. Includes policies, procedures, objectives, processes, and communications to increase the opportunities for and the utilization of diverse suppliers
  • Assist in developing annual and multi-year program plans to help CBRE meet Supplier Diversity goals and continuously improve
  • Serve as primary point of contact for Tier 2 reporting program. Focus on Tier 2 spend improvement, analysis, prime supplier onboarding, and general reporting management
  • Manage the CBRE Supplier Diversity Database (controlled by a third-party supplier) which includes: Supplier Registration, Extracting Reports, Training Sourcing and others on the database
  • Support and assist in the development of presentations and reports, both internal and external
  • Work closely with Procurement Analytics Team to measure and report diverse spend and activity (supplier, Business Unit, Enterprise levels)
  • Work with Strategic Sourcing Teams to identify business unit opportunities to utilize diverse suppliers. Includes understanding supply requirements, and identifying/engaging qualified diverse suppliers for consideration in sourcing events
  • Track metrics on the following items:
    • Number of diverse supplier meetings  
    • Number of suppliers recommended to Sourcing Managers
    • Number of Sourcing Managers meetings (and results)
    • List of Sourcing Managers trained on the database
    • List of diverse suppliers that are included in RFPs through Supplier Diversity Program efforts
    • List of diverse suppliers that are awarded RFPs through Supplier Diversity Program efforts
  • Identify and help implement opportunities to make it simple for diverse suppliers to apply/qualify/partner with CBRE
  • Support efforts to build relationships with various local and regional diversity council organizations
  • Attend and represent CBRE at various local and national diversity conferences and meetings. Coordinate event schedules and the participation of other CBRE employees and Business Units (e.g., matchmaking events to identify qualified candidates)
  • Perform other duties as requested that support the success of CBRE’s Supplier Diversity Program




  • Data Analysis
  • Strategic Analysis
  • Organizational skills
  • Oral and written skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Procurement or supply chain understanding
  • Takes initiative and sees tasks through to completion
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Works well independently with minimal direction
  • Excellent relationship building skills (internal customers, suppliers, diversity councils)
  • Ability to simultaneously manage several projects in a fast-pace environment
  • Strong customer service skills and ability to build a customer-focused culture
  • Ability to travel to local and national events and activities relevant to the program
  • Perform other duties as requested


Bachelor’s Degree


2+ years of Strategic Sourcing, Procurement, or related experience

1-3 years of Supplier Diversity or Diversity & Inclusion program experience



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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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