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Assistant Specialist, Strategic Sourcing

Company: JLL
Location: Trenton
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

How we support the Whole You:

Our benefits are a good reason to come to JLL.

We are committed to hiring the best, most talented people in our industry, and then empowering them with the resources and support to enhance their health, financial and personal well-being. Our underlying benefits philosophy is this: be fair to our people and provide opportunities for those who take advantage of our programs and resources to increase their personal and financial security.

Benefits to eligible employees, include:

* 401(k) plan with matching company contributions

* Medical, Dental & Vision Care

* 6 weeks of paid parental leave at 100% of salary

* Paid Time Off and Company Holidays

* Flexible Work Arrangements may be available

* Executive Benefits

Assistant Specialist, Strategic Sourcing - What this job involves

Provide support for Integrated Facilities and Property Management clients and internal stakeholders related to optimization of JLL managed services operations and sourcing strategies.

Responsible for delivering supplier and operational improvements; leading and executing strategic initiatives.

* Closely participate in and with Jones Lang LaSalle Sourcing, Facility and Property Management teams to drive both immediate and sustained benefits to the client.

* Support Category Management team's supplier relationship and performance programs with key suppliers.

* Provide support, instruction and follow-up to 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.

* Create and track Sourcing Requests for contract extensions, renewals and new services.

* Act as a liaison between Shared Services, 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.

* Assist Sourcing Leader with work priorities, complete deliverables timely and resolve issues with Operations teams, temporary help and/or project-specific dedicated personnel to assure client satisfaction, customer satisfaction.

* Provide analysis and compliance reporting to Sourcing Lead, identifying risks and actions as appropriate compliance gaps between procurement and work order systems.

* Complete system audits to ensure KPI reporting is accurate.

* Ensures compensation rates in Work Order systems align with service agreements and are updated in accordance with contractual increases and service level changes.

* Supports data collection and analysis for multi-client events with the ability to develop actionable insights from data.

* Support and assist in vendor management program.

* Support and assist development of diversity and sustainability programs in accordance with clients and company requirements. Mentor/educate suppliers through meetings.

* Support JLL e-commerce procurement initiatives while working within guidelines and policies.

* May support team members across various client accounts.

* Analyze data to identify areas of operations to improve efficiency

Sound like you? To apply you need to have:

* Excellent Inter-personal skills, Organization skills, Strong Analytical Ability, Proven ability to work independently while supporting teams in decentralized environment.

* Excellent communication skills - oral and written.

* Enthusiasm and self-motivation

* Ability to multitask and prioritize.

* Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university preferred.

* Project management and business transitions experience preferred.

* Excellent PC skills, proficient in MS Office applications



Remote -Harrisburg, PA, Trenton, NJ

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

About JLL -

We're JLL-a leading professional services and investment management firm specializing in real estate. We have operations in over 80 countries and a workforce of over 102,000 individuals around the world who help real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. As a global Fortune 500 company, we also have an inherent responsibility to drive sustainability and corporate social responsibility. That's why we're committed to our purpose to shape the future of real estate for a better world. We're using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people and our communities.

Our core values of teamwork, ethics and excellence are also fundamental to everything we do and we're honored to be recognized with awards for our success by organizations both globally and locally.

Creating a diverse and inclusive culture where we all feel welcomed, valued and empowered to achieve our full potential is important to who we are today and where we're headed in the future. And we know that unique backgrounds, experiences and perspectives help us think bigger, spark innovation and succeed together.

JLL Privacy Notice

Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading global provider of real estate and investment management services. We take our responsibility to protect the personal information provided to us seriously. Generally the personal information we collect from you are for the purposes of processing in connection with JLL's recruitment process. We endeavour to keep your personal information secure with appropriate level of security and keep for as long as we need it for legitimate business or legal reasons. We will then delete it safely and securely.

For more information about how JLL processes your personal data, please view our Candidate Privacy Statement.

For additional details please see our career site pages for each country.

For candidates in the United States, please see a full copy of our Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action policy here.

This position may require you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If required, you'll be asked to provide proof that you're fully vaccinated upon your start date. You're considered fully vaccinated two weeks after you receive the second dose of a two-dose vaccine series (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (e.g., Johnson & Johnson/Janssen). Failure to provide proof of vaccination may result in termination.

Jones Lang LaSalle ("JLL") is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process - including the online application and/or overall selection process - you may contact us at Accommodation Requests. This email is only to request an accommodation. Please direct any other general recruiting inquiries to our Contact Us page > I want to work for JLL.

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