There is, the saying goes, more than one way to skin a cat – as if you’d want to do that. Similarly, there are myriad management styles and personalities, most of which have a time and a place where they are the most effective. But is effective leadership always reliant on context, or is there such a thing as a ‘great leader’?
Although procurement has made great strides in the past few years towards gaining the recognition it deserves, there is still a long road ahead. Thankfully, there are activities your company can start doing now to help.
There’s a lot of earnest talk of procurement moving to the next level and getting a seat on the board, but it’s hard to see too much favour being afforded a team that gets in others’ way. No, rather, procurement needs to be an accelerator; an enabler of swift process.
Recalls, contamination, disruption; we're frequently reminded how damaging supply chain risk is to business. That’s the problem – everyone knows that there are vulnerabilities in what they do, they just don’t necessarily know where to start in tackling them.
Procurement delivers savings and, at its most effective, business value, but perhaps the legacy of the function is different. As a developer of talent, procurement is in a position to provide expertise into the organisation, but as an exporter of talent into the business, it can be its most influential.
Procurement Global Marketing Category Leader – Big Four Consultancy – London - £75-90K
A leader of the Big Four is looking for a new Procurement Category Leader to head up marketing on a global scale across their multinational corporation. This multi ...
PROCUREMENT – FTSE 100 LOGISTICS ORGANISATION – PROCUREMENT MANAGER (PROPERTY & FM) – 45-55k – LONDON
Due to an exciting time of transformation within this FTSE 100 Market Leading firm, their award winning Procurement team are looking to take on boar ...
PROCUREMENT – INDIRECT SOURCING & CONTRACTS MANAGER – PRESTIGIOUS FTSE 100 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES MAJOR - £50 – 60k BENEFITS
This globally revered FTSE 100 conglomerate has been a dominating force in the Professional Services market for over 100 yea ...
Tap into the global talent network with Procurement Leaders’ own jobs board and careers service “People in Procurement.”
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