Project Manager – Procurement

$70 - $80 hourly
Job Category: Technology
Position Type: Contract / Temporary
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Downers Grove, Illinois
Job ID: 140944
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LaSalle Network has partnered with our client for an exciting hybrid opportunity with 3 days per week onsite in Downers Grove, IL. As a Project Manager – Procurement, you will be responsible for managing the end-to-end procurement process for various projects while also driving and managing change initiatives. You will work closely with internal stakeholders, suppliers and cross-functional teams to ensure that all procurement activities align with project goals and company objectives, and that change management strategies are effectively implemented.

Project Manager – Procurement Responsibilities:
  • Develop and manage project plans, timelines and budgets for procurement projects
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders to understand project requirements, specifications and change impacts
  • Identify, evaluate and select suppliers based on quality, cost and delivery capabilities
  • Negotiate contracts, terms and pricing with suppliers to secure the best value for the company
  • Monitor and manage supplier performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and quality standards
  • Implement and maintain procurement policies, procedures and best practices
  • Track project progress and provide regular updates to senior management and other stakeholders
  • Resolve any issues or conflicts that arise during the procurement process
  • Conduct risk assessments and develop mitigation plans to address potential project risks
  • Lead change management initiatives related to procurement projects, including stakeholder engagement, communication plans and training programs
  • Collaborate with the finance team to manage project budgets and ensure cost-effective procurement

  • Project Manager – Procurement Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or a related field. A Master’s degree, PMP or Change Management certification is a plus
  • 5+ years of experience in project management and procurement, with a strong focus on change management
  • Deep understanding of procurement processes, contract management, supplier relationship management and change management methodologies
  • Excellent project management skills with a proven track record of delivering projects on time and within budget
  • Exceptional negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proficiency in procurement software, change management tools and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to excellence

If you are interested in this opportunity and meet the qualifications, please apply today!

Thank you,

Riley Tear
Team Lead
LaSalle Network
LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries.

LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets. LaSalle Network offers temporary Field Employees benefit plans including medical, dental and vision coverage. Family Medical Leave, Worker's compensation, Paid Leave and Sick Leave are also provided. View a full list of our benefits here