Strategic Sourcing Manager

System ID
Purchasing & Distribution
Employment Status
Posted Range
$55200 to $101640
Company : Segment Desc

Unit Description

Are you looking for a new rewarding role? If you answered YES to all these questions, this role is for you!


Sodexo is seeking a Sourcing Manager (Facilities Service) to support a Corporate Services Financial Account. This is a remote position with expected travel, and the ideal candidate should reside in the Chicago land area, Michigan, Wisconsin, Indiana, and New Jersey.


The Sourcing Manager will manage a network of FM suppliers for support Pharmaceuticals, Manufacturing, and office building clients. This role will be the business partner collaborating with our clients to create the Facility and Construction Management strategic sourcing strategy, develop and maintain strong client relationships, and serve as our client's primary point of contact.


The successful candidate will:

Develop and manage the account's Strategic Sourcing solutions, including, but not limited to:


  • Lead the alignment of strategic supplier relationships to deliver a nationally impactful and locally relevant stable of suppliers.
  • Identify market trends, short and long-term sourcing options, and short and long-term partnering opportunities with vendors.
  • Obtain the best price, quality, and service for purchased products or supplies.
  • Locate, qualify, and assist in the approval of vendors for purchases and obtain pricing information.
  • Negotiate contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of authority.
  • Negotiate with vendors for optimum quality, price, availability, delivery, freight, and terms.
  • Manage vendor key performance indicators (KPIs) and fees at risk (FARs)
  • Lead the account's standardization of supply chain management.


The ideal candidate will have: 


  • 3-5 years of experience leading strategic sourcing initiatives specifically for hard and soft FM services
  • Experience building a sourcing program for a multi-state account.
  • Has a solid understanding of Facilities Management, including but not limited to Janitorial services, HVAC, landscaping, and security. 
  • Experience working in a contract management environment and with an FM service provider
  • Has a proven track record of working with large-scale bids and negotiating large deals.
  • Ability to use metrics and reporting software to support presentations (internal, client-facing, and external) 


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 At Sodexo, we offer Facilities Management positions in Corporate, Schools, Campus, Energy and Resources, Government and Agencies, Healthcare, and Senior Living locations across the United States. Continue your search for Facilities Management jobs.


What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 3 years   

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


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