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Month: December 2014

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Interview with a Procurement Manager

The role of procurement manager varies from one business to another, but in every case is a vital one – leading the procurement activity to drive savings and efficiency. We spoke to a senior procurement manager to discover what their day-to-day job entails. What does a typical day involve for you? The average day will … Continued

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What skills are needed for procurement jobs in 2015?

With 2015 just around the corner, many procurement professionals will be looking ahead and considering their next career move. But in a fast evolving sector and a competitive job market, what skills and talents will help you stand out when searching for a procurement job? EIPM predictions Research by the European Institute of Purchasing Management … Continued

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Job insights from a Sourcing Manager

A sourcing manager is responsible for acquiring the goods and services their organisation requires to do business. We spoke to a successful sourcing manager about what their job entails, and how they got where they are today. What do you do in a typical day as a sourcing manager? In a nutshell, I find the … Continued

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What's it like to be a Category Manager?

A category manager is a specialist procurement expert within a niche area of spend, driving down costs and contributing to the growth of the business. We spoke to an experienced category management professional to find out what it's really like to work in this role. What does a typical day consist of for a category … Continued

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