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Procurement – Of Course It’s Value …

By Peter Smith, Managing Director Spend Matters UK/Europe

One of the advances in terms of procurement thinking in recent years has been the general understanding and acceptance that the role of procurement goes far beyond cost and savings, and is fundamentally about value. Procurement’s role is to manage (in some sense) the organization’s third party spend in a […]

JAGGAER to Acquire BravoSolution

The world’s most comprehensive indirect and direct Source-to-Pay solutions suites will join together with BravoSolution to collectively form the only global eProcurement company poised to produce comprehensive, innovative, and vertically focused indirect and direct solutions powered for and by our customers to compete and win in their respective industries.
 

Don’t Think Procurement Plays a Role in Defending the Corporate Brand? Think Again.

By Andrea Brody, chief marketing officer at BravoSolution

If procurement leaders don’t realize they have significant responsibility to protect the corporate brand, they should watch the latest documentary from a German broadcasting station which uncovered cruel labor and animal welfare practices in the making of major ingredients in Haribo gummy bears. The investigation is called Markencheck […]

Investing in Procurement with Digital Transformation

By Andrea Brody, chief marketing officer of BravoSolution
Organizations are aggressively implementing new technologies to streamline processes and increase efficiency, but one department is treading behind: procurement.

The Hackett Group’s Sourcing Cycle Time and Cost Measurement Study, which surveyed procurement professionals from a variety of industries, shows that for every $1 billion in spend, companies have an […]

On Demand: Real World Procurement Series | Procurement Planning for 2018

In this webinar, Managing Director & Founder of Real World Sourcing Ltd., Guy Allen, provides steps you can take towards Procurement Planning for 2018 in the face of uncertainty.

Procurement Unplugged: Achieving Digital Transformation & Why Procurement Needs to Invest Now

By: Andrea Brody, Chief Marketing Officer, BravoSolution

Did you know that companies devote an average of 16 full-time staff to the sourcing process for every $1 billion in spend? In The Hackett Group’s latest 2017 Sourcing Cycle Time and Cost Measurement Study, their research confirmed the reality that teams are stretched thin, and that half of […]

ISM 2018 | Nashville

ISM 2018 | May 6-9, 2018 | Nashville, Tennessee

ISM 2018 is the must-attend professional development conference of the year. With sessions developed by industry leaders, ISM 2018 is the only supply management conference developed by practitioners for practitioners.
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On Demand: BravoSolution & ISM | 6 Key Steps to Help You Get Started with Source-to-Pay

During this on-demand webinar, Dave Englebert, Director of Value Engineering, BravoSolution discusses the importance of a fully integrated procurement platform, shares critical insights on the best practices for a successful S2P (source-to-pay) implementation and how your procurement team can decide on the best path forward.

Engagement Manager

Location: Malvern, PA
Full-time
Description
Key Responsibilities:

Project Management:
– Structure and execute solutions which use Supplier Relationship Management technology (eSourcing, Spend Analysis), and ideally Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence technology.
– Develop software implementation programs and manage project plans.
– Ensure projects are financially successful and report on project key performance indicators to management.

Technology Management:
– Serve as technology expert […]

Digital Transformation Reduces Strategic Sourcing Costs and Cycle Times by 30%

In this report, The Hackett Group shares the results of their 2017 Sourcing Cycle Time and Cost Measurement Study.