Strategic Sourcing Manager (Supply Chain)
Makati City, National Capital Region, Philippines
1d ago


The purpose of this position is to manage the development and implementation of a company-wide strategic procurement platform for maintenance, repair and operation (MRO) service and supply contracts, capital expenditures and corporate purchases, with an overall objective of aggregating and leveraging purchasing power, increasing operational efficiency, and increasing profitability.


  • Implement, plans, organizes and implements national / regional contracting and procurement strategies and programs to increase operational efficiency and profitability.
  • Implement standardized systems and controls for procurement including RFP documentation, work authorization, purchase and change order systems, and supplier / contractor eligibility criteria
  • Manages the supplier / contractor certification process including review of requisite experience, legal and organizational structure, financial viability, geographic coverage, insurance requirements and other capabilities
  • Prepares and maintain contracts with national / regional service providers in accordance with company standards.
  • Implement, manages, coordinates global sourcing processes and practices with internal stakeholders
  • Implement and manages relationships with national / regional suppliers and contractors and assist in contract negotiations
  • Establishes requirements for and ensure the integrity of centralized procurement database systems.
  • Serves as key point of contact for utilization management and coordination with outside procurement / e-procurement solutions
  • Participates on behalf of the company in approved or sponsored procurement organizations or related initiatives.
  • Implement training programs and assists in training employees in company-wide procurement procedures
  • Implement company-wide policies and procedures, playbooks and other organizational materials with respect to national / regional procurement.
  • Manages transformation & continuous improvements projects within the Strategic Sourcing Process that will add value to the Account and Wider Organization
  • Manages and ensure fulfilment of Procurement Services for multiple clients or Accounts

    Provides formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area. Recommends staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action and termination.

    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.

  • Educational and Professional Requirement Bachelors degree in Business Administration or Industrial Engineering equivalent to a 4-year college program in relevant discipline;
  • Minimum 5 years experience in procurement of MRO, services and supplies in multiple industries. Demonstrated experience in contract administration, contract negotiation, quality assurance, and procurement management;
  • Experience in implementing e-procurement solutions with exposure to systems development and supplier management Certificates C.

    P.M., C.P.S.M. or N.A.C.M. certifications or eligibility preferred Communication Skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

    Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers.

    Ability to effectively present information. Ability to respond effectively to sensitive issues. Financial Accumen Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles.

    Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, & discounts. Conducts advanced financial analysis. Reasoning Ability Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents.

    Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.

    Other Skills or Abilities Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite Products and Internet navigation. Experience in working with and managing e-procurement and contracts management platforms.

    Strong interpersonal and organizational skills with ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Knowledge in formal Project Management is preferred"Culturally Fit, Good interpersonal Skills, Passionate, Able to work independently w / Minimal supervision


    Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines.

    Responsible for setting work unit and / or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.

    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.

    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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