Measure your organisations procurement function against CIPS world-class standards and improve procurement performance within your organisation’s strategic operations.
Internationally Recognised Award
maximise your functions performance.
Achieve a Competitive Edge
globally benchmarked against the best of the best.
Drive World-Class Service Delivery
demonstrating value to the rest of the business.
through strategy, leadership, policy and performance
Build Engagement and Morale
empowering your team to excel.
equips you to keep rising to new challenges and driving improvement.
Recognition and Retention
attracts, retains and develops your people through structured career pathways.
promotion opportunities and inclusion on the exclusive global Procurement Excellence Program register.
You will be assigned your own CIPS assessor; a highly experienced procurement professional who will personally guide you through the process.
Assessors support you to collate evidence demonstrating performance against five dimensions of our worldclass standards, common to every business.
This evidence is submitted to the CIPS Awarding Body to verify the level that has been achieved. Success leads to an award valid for two years.
The Programme is split into levels - Standard is about 'what' you do and Advanced is about 'how well' you do it.
Over 300 organisations globally have worked with CIPS to achieve a Procurement Excellence Award