Procurement has been faced with fundamental changes of the business environment over the last few years and from my point of view there is one decisive factor to turn threads into opportunities: people.
Today, Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) is a constituent of every procurement textbook and used by professional category managers as a methodology and philosophy which looks beyond the price of a purchase to include many other costs along the entire life-cycle of a product or service.
The use of information technologies can both free up procurement professionals’ time from transactional activities and, indirectly, can help them recognise the strategic aspects of some procurement activities that feed into strategic sourcing.
Often the pressure to seek innovation from our external supply base comes from senior leadership, often the CEO. A recent request prompted me to ask my colleagues and see if there was common approach to the topic.
Strategic Supply Chain Manager
1st Executive are partnered with one of the UK's leading TFM organisations who have recently gone through an exciting period of growth which has included acquisitions and also the award of a number o ...
Interim Salesforce Specialist needed for global systems team within FTSE 100 organisation based in Middlesex
CONTRACT LENGTH: 6 months
DAY RATE: £350-500 per day (depending on experience)
ROLE Working within the indirect procurement category suppor ...
1st Executive are currently working with one of the UK's largest and growing Building Contractors who have an entry level opportunity for a Cost Controller/Procurement Administrator to join their tea ...
Tap into the global talent network with Procurement Leaders’ own jobs board and careers service “People in Procurement.”
Sigaria accepts no responsibility for advice or information contained on this site although every effort is made to ensure its accuracy. Users are advised to seek independent advice from qualified persons before acting upon any such information.