Posts by martinsmith

Procurement meet the CEO….CEO meet Procurement!

‘So, you’re our Cost Saving person then?’ says the CEO of company X. A short and outstandingly alarming sentence which […]

The UK Economy, Brexit & Trump

This morning we enjoyed an insightful business breakfast hosted by the Chilworth Partnership & Venture Recruitment Partners at the Chilworth […]

2016 the year of Procurement Transformation

We have spent the last few weeks talking to some of our Procurement partners about the topic of change and […]

The Changing Landscape of Procurement

If someone had said to me 6 months ago that the UK would be leaving the EU, a new Prime […]

Is Sustainable Sourcing the New Focus for Buyers?

As Procurement Heads continues to grow, many of the businesses we work with have pledged to further develop our relationship […]

Practical, professional, progressive leadership coaching for procurement

The ability to effectively coach is a valuable leadership skill that can enhance productivity and significantly transform teams. That’s why […]

Preparing for your first day in a new procurement job

The first day in a new procurement job is something many of us will be facing at the moment, probably […]

Igniting the passion back into your procurement role

So it’s back into the daily swing and routine of work and for many of us this will be a […]

What does the procurement job seeker of 2016 look like?

Would you consider paying someone to conduct your job search for you? How about making a video to showcase your […]

Captain Strategic versus Tactical Man. Who’s winning in the procurement talent war?

It’s a well-known fact that procurement teams tend to fall into two categories; those that operate tactically and those that […]