CBRE Procurement Director - Remote in Seattle, Washington
Procurement Director - Remote
Areas of Interest
Executive Management, Purchasing/Procurement
Seattle - Washington - United States of America
The purpose of this position is to plan and direct the procurement function for all facility supplies for a real estate portfolio.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develops, communicates and manages execution of sourcing and procurement strategies to support program, corporate, and client goals and objectives. Manages annual procurement budget and supplier base of vendors.
Analyzes commodity and service requirements for a real estate portfolio. Creates requests for proposals (RFP) and reviews bids. Creates contract, negotiates terms, and implements services.
Establishes and maintains relationships with vendors. Develops and implements nationwide strategies to optimize contract negotiations, contract renewals, invoicing and conducts visits to evaluate vendor performance. Resolves vendor disputes.
Develops organization requirements regarding goods, services, supplies, equipment, etc.; establishes long-term and strategic procurement planning objectives.
May design, develop and implement purchasing information systems.
Prepares monthly reports of departmental activities.
Serves as principal liaison between CBRE and client sourcing, procurement, legal and risk management departments.
Manages and reports on related program KPI's and metrics.
Provides support, coaching and leadership of other sourcing and procurement associates throughout the global network.
Participates directly or indirectly, and supports corporate global sourcing initiatives and processes.
Other duties may be assigned.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future
Provides formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area. Approves subordinate's recommendations for staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action and termination. Effectively recommends same for direct reports to next level management for review and approval. Plans and monitors appropriate staffing levels and utilization of labor, including overtime. Prepares and delivers performance appraisal for staff. Mentors and coaches team members to further develop competencies. Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values.
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.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university. Minimum of six years of related experience and/or training.
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
C.P.M., C.P.S.M. or N.A.C.M. certifications or eligibility required.
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the most complex business documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive issues. Ability to write reports, manuals, speeches and articles using distinctive style. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients, top management and/or public groups. Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees, top management, and client groups to take desired action.
Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate complex figures. Ability to forecast and prepare budgets. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports.
Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based multi-industry sales environment. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the company.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES
Advanced skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with e-procurement and contracts management technology platforms. Experience with standard accounting and/or ERP systems.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve general results. Responsible for setting department deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to co-workers, supervisor, department and/or line of business.
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)
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