What It Truly Takes to be a CPO – A Spend Matters Analysis Kaitlyn McAvoy - March 6, 2015 1:01 PM | Categories: Analysis, Procurement, Procurement Commentary, Procurement Strategy & Planning | Tags: General News Over at our CPO-focused website, Chief Procurement Officer, we recently published a number of in-depth articles on the role and responsibilities of a CPO. What does it take to be an effective CPO? What all does the job entail? What skills are needed to be the leader of a procurement organization? Spend Matters analysts Pierre Mitchell and Michael Lamoureux dissect the definition of the CPO role and discuss each element of the job – from budget management to developing and managing procurement team staff and more. Make sure to head over to the CPO website to read this full series, which now includes 7 installments. There is more to come, too! So make sure to stay tuned and check back! You can also read the stories by clicking on the links below: Part 1- CPO Job Description: A Procurement Leader Part 2- CPO Job Description: Primary Responsibilities Part 3- CPO Job Description: Picking Procurement Technology Part 4- CPO Job Description: Managing Procurement Staff Part 5- CPO Job Description: Developing Procurement Staff Part 6- CPO Job Description: Aligning Procurement With Other Business Functions Part 7- CPO Job Description: Budget Management Discuss this: Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.