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So You Want to Go Into Procurement Consulting – Thoughts from the USA (& from Me)

The Spend Matters US site featured another article last week from Rebecca Karp, who writes about setting up and running her own procurement consulting business. […]

Reaching the Top: Procurement at the Board Table

Here is another in our series of favourite guest posts from 2016, from Stuart Brocklehurst, chief executive of Applegate Marketplace, B2B technology service provider. Stuart has […]

Advice to Aspiring CPOs from Bernhard Raschke and a Role Model in Lewis Love

We mentioned last week our lunch with Bernhard Raschke. He was a senior consultant with PWC before joining top head-hunters Korn Ferry a couple of […]

Making the Best of a Bad (Procurement) Job

Sigi Osagie’s article last week answering a question from a practitioner is well worth reading if you haven’t already. He talks about what to do […]

Paul Vincent, Services Procurement Expert, Joins KellyOCG

News today that Paul Vincent, one of the best known and most experienced people in the world of buying professional services is taking up a […]

Being a Procurement Contractor – The Positives and Negatives (part 2)

We're pleased to introduce the second part of a guest article from Samantha Coombs, an experienced procurement professional who has worked as an interim for […]

Being a Procurement Contractor – The Positives and Negatives (part 1)

We're pleased to introduce a two-part guest article from Samantha Coombs, an experienced procurement professional who has worked as an interim for some years. I’ve […]

A Seat at the Top Table – Board representation is about you AND the procurement function

We introduced our new paper “A Seat at the Top Table” the other day, available to download here, and written by Ed Cross, Executive Director […]

Procurement careers and the category dilemma: to specialise or not?

We’re delighted to feature another guest post from James Gherardi , who specialises in the supply chain and procurement function at BIE Group, an executive […]

Specialist or Generalist? What’s the best Procurement career route?

Jason Busch at Spend Matters US wrote the other day about a procurement career and reward issue that struck a chord with some of my […]

Could you be a Procurement entrepreneur?

(We asked Julian Trent, MD of Peto, a start-up business we've featured over the last few weeks, how it feels as a procurement professional who […]