Recruiting the next generation of procurement leaders is not an easy task, especially since new technology, globalization, and even diversity are converging to change the workplace in ways previously unimaginable.
When it comes to driving compliance and adoption of your new P2P system by your supplier base, you really don’t have any control at all. Suppliers are usually overlooked in this process, but the supplier represents half the transaction, and can easily say no to your new system.
Finding it hard to build relationships with your stakeholders? A dose of empathy is needed for procurement to really understand what they do and how they do it, only then can those relationships blossom.
A procurement boss’ time is at a premium but by placing themselves at arms-length of day-to-day procurement negotiations they stand a chance to focus on more strategic issues, give their team a confidence boost and help work through any impasses.
Think of the exorcist: I bet what you come up with is a far cry from the corporate world of suits and boardrooms. But when we talk of a procurement function undergoing a transformation, the strange parallels become clear.
Although Software Asset Management (SAM) has historically focused on compliance and reducing risks, the function is becoming increasingly relevant to procurement operations, as indicated in a recent research survey.
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