Collective procurement team capability?

Dave HenshallAssessments, Skills, Skills Gap AnalysisLeave a Comment

If you can’t measure collective procurement team capability – are you really capable? With more powerful skills assessment tools available today, businesses are increasingly incorporating them as a part of their development programs, to adopt a more strategic, data driven approach approach to capability development focused on understanding collective procurement team capability rather than just individual capability. CPO’s wouldn’t dream of … Read More

Procurement Skills Tracking and Performance Improvement

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Skills Tracking in iProcure Lets CPO’s Measure Bench Strength Procurement Skills Tracking and Performance Improvement in iProcure allows Managers to identify employees with the right skills for a Job and make informed decisions on recruiting, developing, and promoting. Imagine that you need a Category Manager at the other end of the country or thousands of miles away on a different … Read More

Key Procurement Skills Development for Today: Category Management

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Key Procurement Skills Development for Today: Category Management Key Procurement Skills Development for Today: Category Management – Don’t take that job until you have read this article, where we discuss what it takes to be a successful Category Manager. The upside, the downside, and what to look for in both candidates and employers. So you want to be a Category … Read More

Procurement skills and employee career development

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Procurement skills and employee career development Procurement skill’s and employee career development – Build capability and provide opportunities for career progression for your team through clearly articulated and differentiated skill requirements across the procurement organization. We take a look at a best practice approach to building procurement capability through employee career development using a skills assessment as the driving tool: CPO’s … Read More

Aligning Procurement Skills to Business Strategy

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Aligning Procurement Skills to Business Strategy The ever changing business environment is placing greater demands upon businesses and requires today’s procurement professionals to develop the skills to maintain alignment with the business strategy and to expand procurement’s scope and depth of influence across the business. Aligning Procurement Skills to Business Strategy. Procurements position in many business has been elevated due … Read More

Network Capable’ Buyers Needed:

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Network Capable Buyers Needed: Network Capable Buyers Needed: “Is there a cause-and-effect relationship between the level of supply management networking and the performance of the supply chain—and ultimately the business”?   1. Key notable points from the report: Supply management’s ability to prove its strategic relevance and impact on corporate performance depends on its degree of integration. However, other functions … Read More