Inside the CIPS Supply Management Awards

12 October 2018

More than a thousand procurement and supply professionals came from far and wide to the CIPS Supply Management Awards 2018, on 12 September at Grosvenor House on London’s Park Lane.

Host comedian Russell Kane hailed buyers as the “unsung heroes” of organisations. CIPS group director and chair of judges Cath Hill (pictured on stage) congratulated all finalists on the high quality of their work and the difference they are making.

You can read more about the winners here.

Click the image below to view the pic of the night:

The big pic of the awards night

The full list of winners:

Overall Winner, and

Best Contribution to Corporate Responsibility
Northumbrian Water Group (see case study / and CSR top tips)

Best Contribution to the Reputation of the Profession

Best Cross-Functional Teamwork Project
Ministry of Justice

Best People Development Initiative
Cabinet Office - Government Commercial Function

Best Process Improvement Initiative
United Utilities

Best Procurement Consultancy Project
Jaguar Land Rover

Best Procurement Diversity Initiative

Best Public Procurement Project
Cornwall Council

Best Supplier Relationship Management
British Steel and Heraeus Electro-Nite
(See Case study)

Best Third Sector/Not-for-Profit Procurement Project
Together for Sustainability

International Procurement Project
NHS Arden & GEM with NHS England
(See Case study)

Most Improved Procurement Operation – Start Up
A14 Integrated Delivery Team

Most Improved Procurement Operation – Step Change
Virgin Atlantic

Most Innovative Use of Technology

CIPS Young Procurement and Supply Professional of the Year
Karen Moorhouse MCIPS – City of London Corporation

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