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CBRE Sr. Strategic Sourcing Manager (Remote) in Madison, Wisconsin

Sr. Strategic Sourcing Manager (Remote)

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Remote - US - Remote - US - United States of America

About the Role:

As a CBRE Procurement Sr. Manager, you'll be responsible for managing a large team of employees responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and managing service provider for outsourced services. You will also assist multiple clients or departments with the development and execution of complex sourcing and procurement strategies.

This job is part of the Procurement function. They are responsible for sourcing and purchasing goods, services, or raw materials from vendors and suppliers.

What You’ll Do:

  • Provide formal supervision to employees. Monitor the training and development of staff. Conduct performance evaluations and coaching. Oversee the recruiting and hiring of new employees.

  • Coordinate and manage the team's daily activities. Establish work schedules, assign tasks, and cross-train staff. Set and track staff and department deadlines. Mentor and coach as needed.

  • Assist with the development of company-wide policies and procedures, playbooks, and other organizational materials.

  • Work with business stakeholders, operational, global shared services team members and executive sponsors to develop, coordinate, and execute strategy at local, regional, and global levels.

  • Draft, review, negotiate, and maintain contracts and other business documents in support of the purchase of large quantities of goods and services.

  • Oversee the process of contract terminations, expirations, extensions, and renewals. Inform peers and corporate management staff of changes or results.

  • Manage supplier and contractor certification process. Conduct periodic visits to high-profile supplier work locations to review vendor performance. Approve and manage costs related to the service provider.

  • Mentor and educate on contemporary outsourcing practices and the value of applying them. Manage issues and expectations across a broad range of skill sets, locations, and cultures.

  • Review all RTFs, and select solutions, and agreements. Approve contracts with national and regional service providers. Ensure contracts adhere to company standards.

  • Act as a key point of contact for utilization management and coordination with outside procurement solutions.

  • Lead by example and model behaviors that are consistent with CBRE RISE values. Influence others to adopt a different point of view while being guided by policies and departmental plans.

  • Apply a broad knowledge of the business, own discipline, and how own discipline integrates with others to achieve team and departmental objectives.

  • Identify and solve technical and operational problems of complexity.

  • Improve and change existing methods, processes, and standards within job discipline.

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred with 5 - 8 years of relevant experience. In lieu of a degree, a combination of experience and education will be considered. C.P.M., C.P.S.M. or N.A.C.M. certifications or eligibility, required.

  • Experience in the areas of staffing, selection, training, development, coaching, mentoring, measuring, appraising, and rewarding performance and retention preferred.

  • Ability to guide the exchange of sensitive, complicated, and difficult information, convey performance expectations and handle problems.

  • Leadership skills to motivate team impact on quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of the job discipline and department.

  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Examples include Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.

  • Extensive organizational skills with a strong inquisitive mindset.

  • Advanced math skills. Ability to calculate difficult figures such as percentages, fractions, and other financial-related calculations.


  • CBRE prides itself on its RISE values of Respect, integrity, Service and Excellence! CBRE is the global leader in commercial real estate services and investment. This role will provide the following benefits: 401(K), Dental insurance, Health insurance, Life insurance, and Vision insurance.


  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.

Pay Disclaimer – Bonus Eligible:

• CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate’s education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for the Sr. Strategic Sourcing Manager position is $115,000 annually and the maximum salary for the Sr. Strategic Sourcing Manager position is $125,000 annually. The compensation that is offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidate’s skills, qualifications, and experience. Successful candidates will also be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on CBRE’s applicable benefit program. This role will provide the following benefits: 401(K), Dental insurance, Health insurance, Life insurance, and Vision insurance.

The application window is anticipated to close on 06/08/2024 and may be extended as needed. Or to express interest in similar roles, visit CBRE.com.

Equal Employment Opportunity: CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have 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.

Candidate Accommodations: CBRE values the differences of all current and prospective employees and recognizes how every employee contributes to our company’s success. CBRE provides reasonable accommodations in job application procedures for individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance due to a disability in the application or recruitment process, please submit a request via email at recruitingaccomodations@cbre.com or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

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 Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) works with clients to make real estate a meaningful contributor to organizational productivity and performance. Our account management model is at the heart of our client-centric approach to delivering integrated real estate solutions. Each client is entrusted with a dedicated leader and is supported by regional and global resources, leveraging the industry's most robust platform. CBRE GWS delivers consistent, measurably superior outcomes for our clients at every stage of the lifecycle, and across industries and geographies.

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