: Director of Indirect Procurement
100 Northern Ave
Boston, MA 02210


Reports to the Senior Director of Global Shared Business Services. The organizations mission is to provide delightful customer focused services to all key stakeholders and partners. You will be a cornerstone of this organization focusing on indirect procurement support for IT, facilities, go to market etc.

What you'll do:

  • Build and lead a team of indirect sourcing managers supporting IT, software, marketing, contingent workforce, real estate, facilities, HR, travel
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to gather requirements, conduct RFPs, compare various suppliers, and recommend preferred supplier(s)
  • Negotiate the cost, business terms and collaborate legal to negotiate the legal terms for the various indirect suppliers
  • Collaborate with the various stakeholders to monitor, evaluate and escalate any issues with the vendors; conduct quarterly business reviews with the various suppliers
  • Develop and track cost for each of the indirect categories; monitor software renewals, ensure timely procurement of the various supported commodities
  • Provide industry background, insight and intel to the various stakeholders and be an expert in the various indirect commodities
  • Manage a team of purchasing operations professionals to execute on purchasing operations activities (PR/PO creation, invoice reconciliation etc.)
  • Manage daily operations of indirect procurement, travel and potentially AP/AR/payroll

What you'll bring:

  • 15+ years of experience in strategic sourcing for diverse indirect categories, including but not limited to IT, software, marketing, contingent workforce, real estate, facilities, HR, travel
  • Ability to lead strategic sourcing, RFXs, pricing and other business term negotiation and to understand and negotiate certain key legal terms (warranty, indemnification, limitation of liability, etc.)
  • Experience in leading a large, geographically diverse team and deliver results
  • Can do attitude, can roll up the sleeves and dive into the details quickly
  • Data driven approach to tracking, monitoring and reporting various commodity cost by department and renewal dates
  • Comfort to brief senior executives on results, obstacles and escalations

Bonus Points (but not required):

  • Experience in indirect sourcing for a technology company, especially self-driving cars
  • Blue chip procurement experience (Apple, Google, Facebook, GE)
  • Computer science background and know the basics of cloud computing, software, networking
  • Experience in ERP implementation and best practices in procure to pay
  • Legal background and/or knowledge
  • Certification in scrum, software development, agile
  • MBA a big plus

What you can expect in return:

  • A servant leadership focused group where you will lead, grow and be mentored and coached
  • An opportunity to build a world glass indirect procurement org where you facilitate everything we need on the indirect procurement side to build our next generation of Motional vehicles
  • Broad range of exposure from various commodities ranging from IT, software to services, ability to polish and further develop your strategic sourcing skills by collaborating with top notch cross functional business leaders
  • An innovative company with talented yet humble people, one of the front runners of the self-driving car race

About Us

Motional is making driverless vehicles a safe, reliable, and accessible reality.

Our team is commercializing a world-class driverless system. The Motional team is behind some of the industrys largest leaps forward in the last decade, including the first fully-autonomous cross-country drive in the U.S, the launch of the worlds first robotaxi pilot, and operation of the worlds most-established public robotaxi fleet. Strategically formed by Hyundai Motor Group, one of the worlds largest vehicle manufacturers offering smart mobility solutions, and Aptiv, a global technology leader in advanced safety, electrification, and vehicle connectivity, Motional is fundamentally changing how people move through their lives.

Headquartered in Boston, Motional has operations in the US and Asia. For more information, visit www.Motional.com and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.

Motional AD Inc. is an EOE. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. To comply with Federal Law, we participate in E-Verify. All newly-hired employees are queried through this electronic system established by the DHS and the SSA to verify their identity and employment eligibility.