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procurement skills

eWorld – Some Sessions Not To Be Missed!

Only three weeks to go for the eWorld Procurement and Supply conference this year. September 24th at the De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms, London, will […]

Poll Shows Fewer Women than Men Interested in AI Role

In the lead up to London Tech Week of June 10, and to mark the anniversary of the ‘AI Sector Deal’ (in which the Government […]

INVERTO – Plans for UK Growth and Market Expansion (Part 2)

Yesterday in Part 1, we talked to Lance Younger, new Managing Director of international business consultancy INVERTO, about his first couple of months in the role […]

How To Attract and Identify Top Talent in Procurement and Supply

We welcome this post from Ross Mingotti, a Managing Consultant within the Procurement and Supply Chain practice at Michael Page. When companies begin the hiring […]

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Our (Unpublished) Letter to the Financial Times — Civil Servant Tests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. […]