Careers and skills

This topic contains articles on career and skills development, jobs, salaries, training, as well as advice and tips on recruitment and retention, management and leadership.

Procurement gender pay gap at senior levels 'exceptionally worrying'
Future CPOs may have no procurement background
Lower career aspirations are accumulated through formative years ©Image Source/Getty Images
Keep challenging the social norms
This is who I am: Lorraine Copes
Helping others to help themselves: Solar Sahelis in India promote the use of renewable power
Member focus: sustainability and ethics in action
What ethics has taught me about procurement practices
"The future of procurement is technology, innovation and sustainability. We will need to push the envelope to build new initiatives," says Sia John. ©
Best advice? Ask questions, says Sia John
Your say: category expertise, late payment…Brexit
From 6 April 2020, the law requires an employee to be given a written ‘section 1 statement’ of certain particulars ©Getty Images
Law: Day one contracts from April
Higher education is just one area where procurement teams are under pressure to save ©Getty Images
Cost savings beat quality in UK public sector procurement
Celebrations as CIPS Africa students graduate
Apprenticeships can provide future directors © Getty Images/Cultura RF
How to make the best of home-grown talent
Richmond upon Thames, London (Greater)
Falmer, Brighton
£33,797 rising to £40,322 per annum
University of Sussex