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Is Source to Pay an Option for Your Procurement Organization?

The purpose of procurement organizations of all sizes is to find good suppliers while keeping costs at a minimum.

Unfortunately, this wasn’t always easy. In the past, a lack of information made negotiations between organizations and suppliers one-sided.

A lack of access to a large market of suppliers also contributed to the issue. Source to Pay platforms […]

Procurement & IT Tips to Evaluate and Execute a POC

Greg Goelkel, Director, Solution Consultant

Purchasing new technology, an already complex process, is exacerbated by the thousands of procurement offerings currently on the market. To overcome this challenge, many organizations execute a proof of concept (POC) during the evaluation. A POC tests how the technology in consideration integrates with an existing environment. The process gives organizations confidence […]

How Can You Tell if Your Procurement Team is Customer Centric?

Kelly Barner, Buyers Meeting Point, LLC

Traditionally, procurement works to deliver superior value to internal  stakeholder groups: including finance, operations, marketing, R&D, and the executive team. Many procurement teams have adopted a traditional ‘customer service’ model to guide their interaction and communication. While it is well-intentioned, using a customer service model with internal stakeholders limits procurement’s […]

Account Development Manager Lead

Location: Chicago, IL

Department: Marketing

 Qualifications:

Minimum of 2 years’ experience successfully managing people to achieve performance goals
Proven track record of success as an individual sales contributor
Ability to hire and train new account development representatives
Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills
Experience in SaaS environment preferred, but not required
Excellent telephone sales personality skills
Highly proficient […]

Associate Software Developer

Location: Vestal, NY

Department: Research & Development

Overview: BravoSolution US has an immediate opening for an entry level Software Developer on our growing team in the Vestal, NY office.

 Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science OR Associates Degree in Computer Science or related discipline
Course work in the areas of Java client related technologies (Java EE, JSPs/Servlets, […]

Discover the Path to More Effective Procurement Bid Writing

We get to see a lot of bids within BravoSolution, not only in our work supporting buyers, but also as bidders – competing for business with potential new customers in both public and private sectors.

The vast majority of formal bid processes that we take part in are reassuringly well-planned and managed, with associated documents (or […]

Field Marketing Communications Specialist

Locations: Chicago, IL

Department: Marketing

Qualifications

Minimum 3 years demand/lead generation marketing experience, preferably in a B2B SaaS environment
Top writing, editing and proofreading skills for the B2B market
Thorough understanding how to optimize content
Strong understanding of direct response marketing required
Working knowledge of marketing automation systems (e.g. HubSpot) and customer relationship management systems (e.g. Salesforce.com)
Experience […]

5 Ways to Tell if Your Procurement Team is Customer Centric

In this whitepaper we take a look at 5 ways you can identify if your procurement team is customer centric and explore the steps your organization can take to broaden customers operational and financial well being.

 

Why Should Procurement Teams Embrace Sourcing Optimisation?

Sourcing as a process sits right at the heart of procurement strategy, activity, and success. Taking a requirement to the market, choosing the right supplier or suppliers, and putting an appropriate contract in place is arguably the central element of what we generally call “procurement”.

Technology has played a role in sourcing for at least twenty […]

What Are Innovative Procurement Strategies?

High-performing CPOs focus on both driving the procurement function today and leading it into tomorrow. Tackling one objective without the other is short-sighted: strictly prioritizing traditional supply chain concerns — safety and accuracy, efficiency, risk mitigation, and lean principles — fails to set the strategic direction of the business, while striving to be innovative and […]