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CIPS Romania Network Spring 2018 Workshop


CIPS Romania Network Spring 2018 Workshop 

The CIPS Network Romania Spring 2018 workshop, shall be held by Qreator by Iqos. There will be 3 workshops, which shall be led by Senior Experts who will provide their insights and expertise.

Please come join us as we explore how Emotional Intelligence, eSourcing and Negotiation strategies have potential to impact business results, beyond sourcing.

It will be a great opportunity to have in depth discussions via the separate workshops, with plenty of time to network with peers.

Date: Thursday 17 May 2018
Venue: Qreator by IQOS
Fee: Members - £10.00 per person
  Non-members - £10.00 per person


Bookings are no longer being taken for this event


Members and non-members welcome to attend.


17.30 - Event registration, Workshop sign up, and refreshments

18.00 - Event start - Introductions

18.15 - Workshops shall begin

19.45 - Workshop briefs shared with the whole group

20.00 - Networking - Refreshments

21.00 (approx.)  - Event close


Olivia Nita - Senior Sourcing Consultant - Ericsson

Best use of eSourcing, building team skill sets and potential valuable impact on the overall business.

Our interactive workshop discussion shall cover briefly what eSourcing is (kinds of events), tools that are currently used in the market (Ariba, Zycus, Oracle, etc.), what initial skill sets are required to run events, potential depth of knowledge build-up and where should eSourcing be used the most.

Olivia, is an energetic Leader with 10 years of senior Leadership roles, of which the last 5 years she has lead eSourcing and analytics teams, with a focus on team skill building, stake holder management and savings via eSourcing events/tools.

For most of her career she has been instrumental in building solid senior relationships in fortune 500 companies, while developing teams beyond being analysts into becoming key players in sourcing.

Mihaela Pelmus - Head of IT Sourcing - Ericsson

Our Interactive discussion will be about Negotiations: best approaches for both regional and Global negotiations, dealing with suppliers in a fair and transparent way, while ensuring that stakeholders are kept appraised of status and are satisfied with results. Also, we shall explore which negotiation skills are inter-transferable and applicable when we deal with local/regional suppliers vs Global and vice versa.

Mihaela is a Senior Sourcing Leader in Ericsson’s Group Sourcing Romania, responsible for managing IS/IT and Business Services categories, and reports directly to the Head of IT of Products & Services Sourcing in Sweden. With over 15 years’ experience in various sourcing and procurement roles at major businesses in Romania including Anheuser-Busch InBev, OMV Petrom and currently in Ericsson, Mihaela is the perfect speaker to share insights into unlocking innovative Negotiations and sourcing leadership strategies.


Cristina Teodor - Senior Sourcing Specialist - Erste Group Procurement

Emotional Intelligence: best ways to build and use EI tactics and practice in sourcing environment.

Our goal is to have an interactive discussion of what EI is, how it can be applied in sourcing situations, whether it’s with colleagues, cross functional teams, building relationships with stake holders, and suppliers that we interact with on a constant basis.

Cristina has a combined background of 15 years in Sourcing/Procurement Leadership as well as Sales and consultancy Leadership, with CIPS Ethics and SPSM Supply Certification and NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming focused on EI and Coaching Practice/implementation) Practitioner Diploma from American Union of NLP. Her multifaceted, diverse, background is the richly coloured tapestry that enables her to build mutually beneficial supplier relationships, while ensuring that her teams benefit from innovative lessons learned in the whole process. She doesn’t shy away from hard, challenging work and is a senior contributor and leader who is often looked upon for solutions and support.


£10.00 per person (GBP)


Qreator by IQOS
Bulevardul Aviatorilor 8A


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