Aligning Procurement Skills to Business Strategy

Dave HenshallAssessments, Skills, Talent

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

Sell Category Management Benefits to Senior Management

Dave HenshallCategory Management

Category Management can have a positive impact across all areas of the business whether measured by profitability, cash management or balance sheet ratios, reducing cost or supporting growth, category management can deliver appropriate strategies whatever the business cycle.

Procurement Capability: People Matter Most

Dave HenshallProcurement Excellence, Thought Zone

Procurement Capability: People Matter Most Procurement Capability: People Matter Most – There is no shortage of procurement experts prepared to offer their unique recipe for successful procurement transformation. Experts will offer improved processes, better use of technology, the need for management support, yet many procurement functions find lasting success elusive. Why is this? Because it’s the people that matter most. … Read More

Building People Capability in Procurement – Part 1

Dave HenshallProcurement Excellence, Talent

Many procurement functions are finding lasting success elusive because they fall into the trap of relying entirely on technical tools like spend analytics, SRM and so on. They forget transformation does not happen simply by providing the “ingredients”, it’s always the people that are the key factor in creating procurement success.

Sharpen up your procurement team:

Dave HenshallTalent

Many companies underinvest in the purchasing team’s capabilities and exclude them from strategic decision-making processes in favor of functions, such as operations and sales.The lack of importance placed upon procurement, has unintended consequences over time.