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procurement skills

The Four Faces of Procurement – Spend Matters Top Papers

In the run up to Christmas and my passing over the Spend Matters UK/Europe reins, we’re going to feature some of the briefing papers I’ve […]

CIPS #iBuy Wins Student Engagement Award – Good Timing as Skills Shortage Grows

Last year we took a look at this CIPS initiative and its very good website to tempt young people into procurement as a career:  iBuy […]

Edbury Daley Publishes First 2018 Recruitment Landscape Report – Signs of New Growth

Global procurement technology recruitment specialists, Edbury Daley, have just released their first report of this year looking at the past 6 months’ trends in the […]

Procurement Education and Skills – Interview with Dr Jo Meehan

If  you are back at work today - well done!  Continuing our review of 2017 articles, one of our favourite interviews of 2017 was with […]

Our (Unpublished) Letter to the Financial Times — Civil Servant Tests

The Financial Times published an article recently about the Cabinet Office plan to “test” civil servants for commercial skills. The article is behind the paywall, […]

Key Procurement Tensions/Trade-offs for 2017 – Specialist Knowledge versus the need for Business Skills

A few days ago, we outlined five key areas of interest or tensions maybe for procurement in 2017. We are now looking at each in […]

Procurement Education and Skills – Interview with Dr Jo Meehan (Part 1)

As a Senior Lecturer and Director of the Liverpool MBA at the University of Liverpool, Dr Jo Meehan is one of the UK’s most influential […]

Smart Negotiation – the Bargain Hunt Way

We are increasingly coming to the conclusion that negotiation skills are going to get more important, not less, for many procurement professionals in the future. […]

Skills Every Procurement Specialist Should Have

We welcome this post from Adam Maidment, Content Writer for Portfolio Procurement, providers of compensation, benefits and rewards jobs throughout the UK. Adam offers some sound advice […]

Supply Chain Management — Why Aristotle Is More Important than Kraljic (Part 1)

Sigi Osagie brings us this unusual but thought-provoking look at the art of procurement influence. Sigi is a leading expert on effectiveness in Procurement & […]

Procurement Skills and Capabilities – What Do the Survey Results Mean?

Last week, we gave you the results of the survey we ran around the recent BravoSolution Real World Sourcing event titled Skills and Careers – […]