Changing Roles of the Procurement Leader: The Analytical CPO

The business world constantly changes, so procurement leaders have to change with it. While much of the recent focus has been on the need for procurement professionals to develop strong interpersonal skills, we’ve been observing another trend that is driving somewhat different needs.

Bravosolution Partner by BravoSolution  on 04-Oct-2013 

To succeed now, a procurement leader must also be increasingly analytical and data-driven, making decisions and setting direction based on evidence and analysis, not just personal judgement. This doesn’t mean there’s no room for sound judgement, or honed skills such as negotiation, but in this paper we will explain why tomorrow’s procurement leader will also need to have impressive analytical skills – ideally personally, or (as a minimum) at their disposal to support their work.


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