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Choosing a Strategic Procurement Platform: What IT Should Know

By Andrea Brody, chief marketing officer at BravoSolution

An integrated procurement approach – backed by strategic procurement technology that automates and digitizes key outputs – is foundational for financial and operational success.  Given the competitive benefits to the entire organization – which include offering teams more ways to save, reduce risk and positively impact the bottom-line […]

On Demand: Real World Procurement Series | SVM: The Five Program Killers

In this webinar, David Atkinson, MD of consultants Four Pillars, provides a model for developing your organization’s supplier management strategy by introducing the five critical questions that will mean the difference between failure and success.

CPG Manufacturer Multinational Organization Case Study

After a major reorganization, this CPG manufacturer and Fortune 500 company recognized that further drastic changes were required to better manage spend and drive purchasing efficiencies. Find out how this global manufacturer achieved a 5 to 10% savings by automating processes by reading this procurement case study.

The CPO Exchange – 2017

October 22 – 24, 2017 | Texas

The CPO Exchange is the most exclusive cross-industry gathering of leading procurement executives. Request your invite and join BravoSolution at the CPO Exchange to discuss how to expand procurement’s sphere of influence within your organization.
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Sr. Customer Success Advocate

Location: Chicago, IL

Key Responsibilities:

BravoSolution is looking for energetic and customer passionate team members to support an adoption focused Customer Success strategy in our Americas Market. As a Senior Customer Success Advocate you will have responsibility for driving solution adoption across a portfolio of strategic customers. BravoSolution has a 16 year history of focusing on our customer’s outcomes and driving value in their organizations—you will be part of taking that to the next level.

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The Five SRM Killers

By David Atkinson

Barely a week goes by without yet another story in the press of failures of suppliers to provide goods and services to a standard set out in the contract. We also hear of supermarkets, defense contractors, building firms, public sector purchasers who fall below the standard of expected performance and who ‘took their […]

Manager, Sales Operations

Location: Chicago, IL

Key Responsibilities:

Work directly with Executive team, sales directors and marketing to achieve revenue goals by providing timely analysis into pipeline, forecasting, account-based growth and overall revenue results.
Highly productive and autonomous contributor who takes the initiative and maintains responsibility for shaping and executing upon our strategy and operations.
Analyse data and present key issues and opportunities to senior leadership.
Develop and maintain advanced GTM KPI dashboard to provide insights into business.
Manage the development of continuously-evolving forecast models and methodologies, own the quantitative analysis of the performance of our sales team, customers, prospects, partners, markets, and products/services.
Use data analysis, data visualization and predictive modeling to tell story and solve complex business problems.
Work cross-functionally with Marketing and possess the ability/experience to understand marketing automation software to develop and expand lead gen/customer lead lifecycle process.
Identify issues and solutions and implement process for improved sales and business workflows.
Coordinate weekly, quarterly and annual sales planning by preparing and supporting the delivery of specific sales coverage and forecasting analytics.
Responsible for new hire onboarding and sales training.

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IT’s Role in Procurement Digitization

By Andrea Brody, chief marketing officer at BravoSolution

Procurement leaders today are expected to be a jack-of all trades – delivering value across every business unit, and contributing to every strategic objective. Digital business transformation makes this possible, but procurement needs IT’s help to get to procurement digitization.

This shouldn’t come as a surprise when you consider the two […]

What Does Amazon’s Whole Foods Acquisition Mean for Retail Procurement?

By Andrea Brody, chief marketing officer of BravoSolution

Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods Market for a whopping $13.7 billion sent shockwaves through the retail industry. In an era where online shopping is now the norm, traditional brick-and-mortar retailers are constantly forced to find new ways to stay relevant. This acquisition only adds to the pressure. And […]

Toronto Community Housing Corporation Case Study

Toronto Community Housing Corporation(TCHC) provides clean, safe, affordable, well-maintained homes to 60,000 low-income households across the city. As a public agency, it’s crucial that their procurement processes are fair, competitive and transparent.