Procurement Director

Confidential Company  •  Austin, TX

15+ years experience  •  Internet Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/16/17
Confidential Company
Austin, TX
15+ years experience
Internet Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/16/17

Bazaarvoice is looking to hire its first Director of Procurement to lead efforts to optimize spending and lead complexcontract negotiations with suppliers.  This will be a highly visible role in the company working directly with executive leadership team. This position will beresponsible for analyzing vendor spend by functional area and partnering with business leaders to develop strategies to consolidateand negotiate more favorable pricing and terms.

Key responsibilities:

    • Lead complex contract negotiations with suppliers
    • Establish and maintain quantifiable performance metrics for procurement function
    • Regular report to CEO and Executive leadership team on strategy and results
    • Partner with finance for the development and implementation of corporate purchasing policies, procedures and systems
    • As this is an individual contributor role, candidate must have exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work across organization to implement objectives

Skills and experience necessary for the role:

    • Minimum of 15years of supply management and operations management experience
    • Strong leadership and cross-functional skills required
    • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering or Business Administration or equivalent experience
    • Experience negotiating enterprise level SaaS and software contracts
    • Proven track record of negotiating favorable terms and conditions with suppliers, determine appropriate methods of procurement, and demonstrate competence in supplier selection and analysis
    • Experience identifying and managing third party relationships in low cost locations
    • Understanding of standard contractual terms and legal risks
    • Excellent data analysis skills, including proficiency with managing large data files
    • Proficient in all Microsoft Office products

About Bazaarvoice
At Bazaarvoice, our vision is creating the world’s smartest network of customers, brands and retailers. Each month, more than one-half billion consumers view and share authentic opinions, questions and experiences about tens of millions of products in our network. Our technology platform gives leading brands and retailers solutions that enable them to engage with consumers wherever they shop – online, in-store or on their mobile devices. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Bazaarvoice has offices across North America and Europe. Why join Bazaarvoice? - We’re committed to client success: There are over 5K brand and retail websites in the Bazaarvoice network. Our clients represent some of the world’s leading companies across a wide range of industries including retail, apparel, automotive, consumer electronics and travel.- We’re leaders in consumer-generated content: Each month, more than one-half billion consumers view and share authentic consumer-generated content, such as ratings and reviews, curated photos, social posts and videos, about products in our network. Last year, 135K reviews were submitted each day.- Our network delivers: Network analytics provide insights that help marketers and advertisers provide more engaging experiences that drive brand awareness, consideration, sales, and loyalty.- We’re a great place to work: We pride ourselves on our unique culture. Join a company that values passion, innovation, authenticity, generosity, respect, teamwork, and performance.
Commitment to diversity and inclusion
Bazaarvoice provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all team members and applicants according to their experience, talent, and qualifications for the job without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex (including pregnancy, gender stereotyping, and marital status), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military/veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law in every location in which the company has facilities. Bazaarvoice believes that diversity and an inclusive company culture are key drivers of creativity, innovation and performance. Furthermore, a diverse workforce and the maintenance of an atmosphere that welcomes versatile perspectives will enhance our ability to fulfill our vision of creating the world’s smartest network of consumers, brands, and retailers

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