Senior Director, Strategic Sourcing


Chicago, IL

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What this job involves: Provide leadership and oversight for regional execution of annual sourcing plans across Integrated Facilities, Project Management, Property Management clients, and internal stakeholders related to optimization of JLL managed services operations and sourcing strategies. Lead and manage sourcing team responsible for sourcing plan execution globally while serving as the change leader, removing barriers and obstacles, ensuring timely execution of sourcing plans, and reporting of savings that meet or exceed globally defined objectives and outcomes. A strong ability to influence category management teams, regional sourcing teams, account teams, properties as well as suppliers, to ensure enrolment in sourcing initiatives.

What your day-to-day will look like:

  • Responsible for globally coordinating the development, implementation, and communication of regional and global sourcing plans, ensuring a consistent and standard approach across the Americas, EMEA, and APAC as required.
  • Serve as subject matter expert in support of JLL sourcing strategies, supplier relationships, and program management.
  • Lead team of sourcing professionals and/or third-party consultants to strategic outcomes and savings delivery, establish and run weekly/monthly steering calls to drive accountability and cross-region communication.
  • Prepare presentations, analyze, and recommendations that will be used in steering calls and management information reporting at all levels, including Global and Regional leadership teams.
  • Closely participate in and with clients and JLL Sourcing, Facility, and Property Management teams to drive both immediate and sustained benefits to the client.
  • Manage a sourcing team responsible for performing market trend analysis in the specific categories; analyzing supplier base, industry changes, etc.
  • Report analysis to Sourcing leadership and business stakeholders in a client-ready form.

Desired or preferred experience and technical skills:

  • Excellent Interpersonal skills, Organization skills, Strong Analytical Ability, Proven ability to lead teams in a decentralized environment, and a strong ability to influence without authority.
  • Cultural awareness/intelligence when working across different countries and time zones
  • Excellent communication skills – oral and written.
  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from a four-year college or university and/or 15+ years of strategic sourcing or related experience; MBA preferred.
  • Project management experience preferred.
  • Excellent PC skills, proficient in MS Office applications

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Leverage global and regional supplier relationships and performance programs with key suppliers as part of sourcing strategy execution.
  • Provide management, instruction and follow-up in support of operations teams RFP/bid, contracting and operational processes. Be proactive and manage internal and external customer expectations.
  • Ensure compliance to JLL’s sourcing and contracting policies, procedures, risk management programs, and ethics.
  • Establish relationship with Corporate Legal and Risk Management to ensure all contractual terms and conditions comply with standard or other contract changes and are formally reviewed and approved by legal/risk management.
  • Establish work priorities, assign deliverables and resolve issues with teams, temporary help and/or project-specific dedicated personnel to assure client satisfaction, and customer satisfaction.

Estimated compensation for this position is: $105,000-$125,000 base + bonus

The salary listed is an estimate and not guaranteed. A salary offer will vary based on applicant’s education, experience, skills, abilities, geographic location, internal equity and alignment with market data

Location: REMOTE based in the United States

Estimated compensation for this position is:

105,000.00 – 125,000.00 USD

The pay range listed is a total compensation range including bonus, if applicable. The provided range is an estimate and not guaranteed. An employment offer is based on applicant’s education, experience, skills, abilities, geographic location, internal equity and alignment with market data.


Remote –Chicago, IL, Richmond, VA, Stamford, CT

If this job description resonates with you, we encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet all the requirements. We’re interested in getting to know you and what you bring to the table!

Personalized benefits that support personal well-being and growth:

JLL recognizes the impact that the workplace can have on your wellness, so we offer a supportive culture and comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes mental, physical and emotional health. Some of these benefits may include:

  • 401(k) plan with matching company contributions

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Care

  • Paid parental leave at 100% of salary

  • Paid Time Off and Company Holidays

  • Flexible and Remote Work Arrangements may be available

About JLL

For over 200 years, JLL (NYSE: JLL), a leading global commercial real estate and investment management company, has helped clients buy, build, occupy, manage and invest in a variety of commercial, industrial, hotel, residential and retail properties. A Fortune 500® company with annual revenue of $20.9 billion and operations in over 80 countries around the world, our more than 103,000 employees bring the power of a global platform combined with local expertise. Driven by our purpose to shape the future of real estate for a better world, we help our clients, people and communities SEE A BRIGHTER WAY. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit

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