Procurement Team

Procurement Team encompasses all aspects of managing and developing your team to realise their true potential, from your personal style to setting objectives and identifying development opportunities, including the softer skills required in leading and managing a team effectively. 


The war for talent

The demand for professionally trained procurement professionals continues with two-thirds of employers requesting MCIPS (or studying towards) from candidates when recruiting. However, employers continue to struggle to find the right talent for their organisations.

To stand out in the war for the best procurement talent, organisations need to ensure they are well placed of offer competitive salaries and benefits, prioritise career profession and offer clear development plans with training and support.

Salary remains a key factor for professionals changing roles, so CIPS encourage you to use the CIPS/Hays Salary Guide to benchmark salaries and understand what salaries and benefits professionals expect.


Create a successful team

For tips, webinars, blogs and resources to help you to attract, retain and develop your procurement team, access the resources below:

  • Managers looking to take their team to the next level click here.
  • Senior leaders looking to increase your team’s strategic influence click here.
  • Create a diverse and inclusive team to thrive, click here.



Podcast: Scott Dance Director, Hays Procurement and Supply Chain on how to attract and retain talent 


Podcast: Patrick Dunne from J Sainsbury’s PLC and who won Leader of the Year discusses remote team working, team productivity and wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic. 



Webinar: Remote working and recruitment  


Chris Emberton (MCIPS)



Kimberley Campbell (FCIPS)



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