"The key cornerstone is to invest in developing, attracting and retaining procurement's talents"
"The key cornerstone is to invest in developing, attracting and retaining procurement's talents"

We are all becoming chief enablement officers

posted by Wael Safwat
3 May 2017

As stakeholders continue to raise the bar, so the evolution of the role of the chief procurement officer continues, says WAEL SAFWAT

Today’s chief procurement officer holds a role that is focused on business enablement. Gone are the days when the head of procurement was focused on achieving cost savings alone, who spent their time targeting the lowest prices and who fulfilled compliance requirements by contacting a handful of suppliers through a formal tendering process.

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