Pat Law, head of the Portfolio Group's specialist procurement recruitment division, will be speaking at the annual eWorld Purchasing and Supply conference, taking place in London this March.
Alongside Paul Vincent – founder of Insight Sourcing Solutions – Pat will deliver a keynote speech on what it takes to be a successful procurement executive in today's market.
As an experienced and successful recruiter in the procurement sector, Pat considers this question every day.
The Right Stuff: Extending the influence of procurement through skill and style
Procurement professionals clearly have results to deliver, against which they will be measured. But what are the less tangible signs of success in this field, and how can procurement executives maximise future customer collaboration?
The session will explore how the reputation of a procurement professional can be based on both performance metrics and perception, or simply put, both skill and style.
- Will the likelihood of internal stakeholders' future engagement with procurement be decided by facts, feelings or both?
- Are results the imperative, or are the softer skills of teamwork, collaboration, trust and empathy both the short and long term goal?
About eWorld Purchasing and Supply
eWorld Purchasing & Supply is the UK's most comprehensive forum for new innovations and technology applications within the procurement and supply chain function, covering hot topics such as e-Procurement and e-Sourcing.
The programme consists of over 30 free keynotes, focused briefings, case studies and networking sessions designed to deliver high-value content for senior purchasing and supply chain executives.
The conference takes place at the QEII Conference Centre in London on 5th March 2013, and is free to attend for procurement professionals in the commercial, public and third sectors – register to attend at the eWorld 2013 website.
If you're interested in recruiting or being recruited for procurement vacancies, call Pat Law on 020 7650 3191.