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Procurement Manager - (Remote)

Company: CBRE
Location: Seattle
Posted on: June 8, 2024

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Procurement Manager - (Remote)

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Seattle - Washington - United States of America

About the role

As a CBRE Procurement Manager, you'll be responsible for managing a team of employees responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and managing service provider for outsourced services. You will also assist a client or department with the development and execution of 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. Work with business stakeholders, operational shared services team members, and sponsors to develop, coordinate, and execute strategy at local and regional levels.
  • Set and track staff and department deadlines. Mentor and coach as needed.
  • Draft, review, negotiate, and maintain contracts and other business documents in support of the purchase of goods and services
  • Review 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 supplier work locations to review vendor performance.
  • Mentor and educate on contemporary outsourcing practices and the value of applying them.
  • Analyze account-wide facility management services spend, suppliers, operations, and statement of works to find opportunities for value creation.
  • Assist with creating RTFs, selecting solutions, and negotiating. Prepare and maintain contracts with national and regional service providers. Ensure contracts adhere to company standards.
  • Lead by example and model behaviors that are consistent with CBRE RISE values. Influence parties of shared interests to reach an agreement. Deal with sensitive issues.
  • Apply knowledge of own subject area and how own subject area integrates with others to achieve team and departmental objectives.
  • Identify, troubleshoot, and resolve day-to-day and moderately complex issues which may or may not be evident in existing systems and processes.

    What you'll need

    Bachelor's Degree preferred with 3-5 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 preferred.

    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 subject area and department.

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

    Extensive organizational skills with a strong inquisitive approach.

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

    Why CBRE?
    • At CBRE, we admire creativity, innovation, and partnership, and we offer endless opportunities for growth. We are a direct hire company that provides everything from competitive pay, Health, Dental, Vision, Pet Insurance, and 401k Match programs.
      • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.

        CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate's education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for the Procurement Manager position is $89,000 annually and the maximum salary for the Procurement Manager position is $108,000 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. The application window is anticipated to close on "May 26, 2024" and may be extended as needed. Or to express interest in similar roles, visit

        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 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 GWS

        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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Keywords: CBRE, Seattle , Procurement Manager - (Remote), Executive , Seattle, Washington

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