Social Solutions Global, Inc.

Director of Procurement

Job Locations US-TX-Austin | US-GA-Atlanta
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/16/2022 11:01 AM)
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Are you a passionate innovator looking to harness the power of technology to do more good?


You’ve come to the right place. At Bonterra, our purpose is to power those who power social impact. To that end, we serve the people who make social good possible—the doers behind the scenes across nonprofits, public agencies, corporations, philanthropic organizations, and foundations. 


As the second-largest and fastest-growing social good software company in the world, Bonterra brings together leading solutions from CyberGrants, EveryAction, Network for Good, Social Solutions, and their respective entities. By bringing our intuitive technology and expertise together, Bonterra will enable unprecedented connectivity between social good organizations and their community of supporters and constituents. This will reshape philanthropic giving, empower digital transformation, and bring the social good sector the technology it needs to accelerate lasting social change.  


We are currently operating as a remote workforce and have equipped our teams with the technology to stay connected to each other and our customers. 

Responsibilities & Requirements

What You'll Do:

  • Strategic Sourcing Strategy: Creates, aligns and maintains company-wide sourcing strategies to continuously re-evaluate and improve procurement of goods and services aligned and supporting core business objectives. 
  • Supplier Strategy, Selection and Governance: Design, implement and manage category specific supplier strategy, selection process and ongoing inter-disciplinary governance body to ensure a cohesive supplier ecosystem which supports long term business goals. Conduct ongoing market intelligence and competitive bid processes (RFP, RFQ, RFI) to establish benchmarks and ensure favorable agreements and pricing. 
  • Negotiation: Develop detailed negotiation strategies to enable high quality deliverables which support business needs at an optimized price while mitigating risk. Lead large scale negotiations on behalf of key stakeholders. 
  • Contracting: Provide contracting subject matter expertise and guidance on terms and conditions, pricing, and incentive models. Oversee supplier contract administration, compliance and accountability including quality KPIs, operational efficiency and cost reduction. 
  • Supplier Management: Segment suppliers and utilizes engagement programs to improve performance and supplier relationships over time, work to establish long term relationships where mutually beneficial. Lead strategic business reviews of supplier performance and remediation efforts when necessary. 
  • Business & Stakeholder Engagement: Develop and maintain trusted stakeholder relationships across Business, Finance, Operations and Legal teams. Work across many teams to collaboratively and creatively solve problems and optimize results. 
  • Leadership: Serve as a thought leader to drive continuous improvement across the company. Efficient, strategic problem solver who is comfortable working independently, thinks holistically about key issues, and helps influence positive outcomes. 


Who You Are:

  • Experience in Procurement key categories, including professional services required 
  • Experience on large-scale mission critical projects - sourcing, managing, and administering contracts with a portfolio over USD $50M, with demonstrated improvement over time 
  • Experience in the SAAS industry preferred 
  • Experience in establishing benchmarks which are used to set procurement savings targets 
  • Can create clarity, generate energy, and deliver success 
  • Has a proven track record of yielding results 
  • Must be ethical and strong value-based individual focused on fairness and maintaining confidentiality 
  • Bring high energy and have a drive to achieve results in midst of ambiguity and a matrix organization 
  • Be a high performer and able to fit the company “culture” by effectively multi-tasking and managing priorities; have a “sense of urgency” regarding issue resolution 
  • Understand the importance of relationships inside the company and with our suppliers and partners 
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or related field or equivalent experience; Master’s degree preferred 
  • 10+ years business experience, in direct and/or indirect procurement disciplines 
  • Strong commercial understanding and experience of driving and developing sourcing and supplier strategies, contractual components and negotiating large-scale $5M+ strategic agreements 
  • Excellent communicator that can interact with diverse groups across organizational levels and build strong relationships 
  • Familiarity with common process improvement methodologies and governance models, ability to facilitate change management 
  • Ability to implement new processes, influence and obtain support from a cross functional team 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities, projects, and deadlines simultaneously in a fast-paced environment, and negotiate and collaborate effectively 
  • Strong written, presentation, and verbal communications skills that can applied across organizational levels, 
  • Experience leading a team of procurement professionals with demonstrated strong employee satisfaction
  • Minimal travel required 

About Us

Our Culture:  

Our team is made up of industry experts and advocates who are 100% committed to supporting the doers of social good. We are currently undergoing an effort to create the vision and values that embody our collective organization and embrace the individuals who make up our community.  


Some of our comprehensive and competitive benefits include:  

  • Generous PTO policy 
  • Equity for ALL regular, full-time employees from individual contributors to management – share in our success!   
  • Up to 15 paid company holidays including some commemorating social justice events and self-care 
  • Paid volunteer time 
  • Resources for savings and investments 
  • Paid parental leave 
  • Health, vision, dental, and life insurance with additional access to health and wellness programs. 
  • Opportunities to learn, develop, network, and connect 
  • When we can—company-sponsored events and swag!! 


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