Branch Vision
Our aim is both to serve our members and to drive continuous improvement in procurement. We will continue to run seminars on relevant issues and actively promote the benefits of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply.


    Branch Overview

    Welcome to the Manchester Branch

    Branch Mission:

    • To provide a local Professional Network
    • To promote representation, visibility and engagement in the local environment
    • To develop relationships between Member and Branch
    • To facilitate local sharing of Knowledge and Best Practice
    • To ensure alignment with CIPS strategy
    • Promote the professional and personal benefits of Membership in order to raise the profile and image of CIPS local and thereby recruit new Members
    • Elect an executive committee and hold yearly AGM's
    • Protect the image and reputation of CIPS through good stewardship of the CIPS brand

    Social Media Links - Join the Manchester LinkedIn group


    Branch Chair
    Tony Houlihan MCIPS

    Vice Chair
    Michael Sellors MCIPS

    Educational Liaison Officer
    Anita Gibbs MCIPS

    Committee Member
    Kala Mandviwala MCIPS

    Committee Member
    Liane Holmes MCIPS

    Committee Member
    Jacqui Clarkson-Jones 

    Commitee Member
    Raj Sachdave MCIPS


    Failing to Prepare, Preparing to Fail in 2019
    Thursday 21 March 2019, Manchester

    Driving Social Value in Your Supply Chain
    Thursday 17 January 2019, Manchester


    Procurement Networking Event
    Thursday 29 November 2018, Manchester

    Maximising Team Development within Procurement & Supply (Joint event with Cheshire & North Wales and Merseyside Branch
    Thursday 15 November 2018, Warrington

    Hostage and Crisis Negotiation
    Thursday, 20 September 2018 - MANCHESTER

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