Director of Strategic Procurement

    • Burlington, MA
*This position is based out of our Burlington, MA headquarters. Candidates can work remotely until we reopen our offices.

Everbridge is the Global leader in Critical Event Management & Enterprise Safety Applications that automate and accelerate an organization’s operational response to critical events in order to keep people safe, assets protected and businesses running faster.

Everbridge is looking for a highly skilled and proven Director to manage the strategic procurement function at Everbridge.  Acts as the key contact and subject matter expert for all procurement related matters while working cross functionally with C-Suite, Sales, Finance, Accounting, Legal, Facilities, IT, Development, and Operations. 

The successful candidate will have experience leading procurement for a SaaS based company. Candidate should have experience managing multi-million-dollar budgets across multiple categories of spend, international procurement experience, and extensive experience with contract reviews and negotiations.

What you'll do:

  • Partner with C-Suite to establish, execute, and maintain the global sourcing strategy for the company.
  • Lead cross-functionally to align and mature our global sourcing and procurement programs, processes, tools, and reporting, with a focus on operational efficiencies and continuous improvement.
  • Direct and execute vendor management programs and initiatives that facilitate business owners achieving their business unit goals and financial targets.
  • Create collaborative business plans with strategic vendors, including driving strategic partnerships.
  • Advise and support the sales and partnerships/channel organization to structure and negotiate go-to-market deals and navigate procurement interactions successfully, as needed.
  • Develop and approve vendor contract negotiations, guaranteeing the attainment of the most advantageous pricing, terms, discounts, allowances, quality, delivery, service and dating (where applicable).  Directly manage complex negotiations with key suppliers that require a detailed strategic plan and that have a direct correlation with Corporate operational needs and/or goals.
  • Ensure all goods and services meet established standards and legal requirements, and that all procurement is executed within legal/tax and corporate guidelines.

What you'll bring:

  • Bachelor or Master's degree in finance, accounting, business administration or similar field
  • 10+ years of progressive procurement and strategic sourcing experience in the software, tech or SaaS space
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities coupled with strong project management, analytical skills, and business acumen
  • High proficiency in negotiation process experience, skills and tactics
  • Excel and Power Point skills
  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a complex environment

Bridger Culture: 
At Everbridge, we have a mission that matters – to keep people safe and businesses running during critical events. Our “Bridgers” join Everbridge to make a positive impact on the world through their work. The core of our company culture is built around making a difference. Our people are dedicated to solving problems during difficult times and challenging situations as our software was built to save lives.
We are a rapidly growing organization transforming the field of critical event management and need passionate, committed and determined individuals to help us carry out our mission. Our environment is dynamic, and our culture is constantly evolving and expanding in order to provide the best employee experience.
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Everbridge is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, or sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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