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Respected as a benchmark for excellence, a CIPS Supply Management Award is the most prestigious recognition an organisation or individual in the procurement and supply chain profession can receive.

The Awards evening is an opportunity for you to be among the first to witness the revealing of the winning individuals and companies, and take the opportunity to network amongst them.

The Awards will take place on 13 September at the prestigious Grosvenor house where we will be joined by over 1000 procurement professionals to celebrate the excellent work that has taken place over the last 12 months.

Date: Wednesday 13 September 2017
Venue: Grosvenor House Hotel
Address: LONDON
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Booking ends on Monday 11 September 2017

Tim Cook at Apple, Mary Barra at General Motors, both were responsible for procurement before making the step up to CEO. While organisations are starting to recognise the strategic value procurement can offer, it is up to procurement functions to step up and demonstrate their expertise. With 77% of employers struggling to attract talent and increasing use of SOW and non-permanent workers to address skills shortages and hide headcount spend, tackling talent management and the associated supply chain offers procurement professionals the perfect opportunity to prove their strategic worth on a topic plaguing the board room: access to talent. In this webinar CIPS knowledge partner for recruitment outsourcing Hays Talent Solutions will cover how procurement teams can assume a more meaningful role by applying its expertise and scientific and process-led focus to talent management.

Summary of presentation:

Procurement has huge amount of potential value to add to very top of organisation, but has hasn’t always been the best about shouting about successes or raising its profile as a strategic business partner. As skills shortages and headcount cuts increasingly see businesses turn to non-permanent resourcing techniques procurement has a vital role to play in helping organisations to better manage their talent supply chains.

In this webinar Geoff will cover how procurement professionals can step up to help address the biggest challenge facing today’s organisation: access to talent, and in turn raise the profile of procurement

Date: Tuesday 03 October 2017
Venue: Webinar
Address:
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Booking ends on Sunday 01 October 2017

A General Election, Article 50, legal upheaval, the robot revolution, commodity, exchange rate and stock market fluctuations… nothing is more permanent than change and the procurement and supply management profession is the one to handle it all.

Join us at the CIPS Annual Conference, on the 17 October, and find out how you can capitalise on all these changes and put procurement at the heart of your business.

Taking place just a few months after Theresa May invoked Article 50, the conference will bring together leading experts from across the profession, and beyond, to debate and discuss the ramifications of this momentous decision for businesses and their supply chains.

To make sure you are part of the conversation, book your place now for the most important Procurement and Supply Chain conference of this century. Good procurement is at the heart of every successful business and the CIPS Annual Conference will help you successfully respond and adapt to a changing economic, legal and political landscape with the latest strategies, techniques and creative thinking. 

The future may be uncertain but the CIPS Annual Conference will help you to shape it.

Date: Tuesday 17 October 2017
Venue: The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre
Address: LONDON
or call us on 0845 880 1188 - Please note: Calls cost 2p per minute service charge plus your own phone provider’s access charge. Your phone provider can confirm your access charge.
Booking ends on Tuesday 17 October 2017