All the winners from the CIPS SM Awards 2017

Will Green is news editor of Supply Management
14 September 2017

Jaguar Land Rover has clinched victory in the CIPS Supply Management Awards 2017.

On a night to celebrate the best of the procurement profession, the car maker showed it has gone the extra mile, picking up Best Supplier Relationship Management and going on to become winner of the winners.

“Jaguar Land Rover truly is best in class,” said the judges. “The essence of this approach is collaborative, accountable and full of professional pride.”

John Lewis, IBM and Heathrow Airport also picked up gongs during a plush ceremony last night at the Grosvenor Park Hotel in London’s Park Lane.


Team winners

Best contribution to corporate responsibility

Heathrow Airport

Best process improvement initiative

Manchester Airports Group

Best cross-functional teamwork project

John Lewis Partnership

International procurement project


People development initiative

UK Shared Business Services

Best supplier relationship management

Jaguar Land Rover and Grupo Antolin

Most improved procurement operation: start-up

NHS England

Most improved procurement operation: step change

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust

Best procurement consultancy project

Stradia and Northampton Partnership Homes

Most innovative use of technology


Best contribution to the reputation of the profession

Department for International Development (DFID)


Individual winners

CIPS procurement and supply professional of the year

Tim Bullock, NATS

CIPS young procurement and supply professional of the year

Conception Ribaud, MTR Crossrail

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