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The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) is the leading independent global body representing the Procurement and Supply profession. CIPS has a global community of over 200,000 in over 150 countries, including senior business people, high-ranking civil servants and leading academics.

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    Who We Are

    CIPS is a great place to work and there has never been a more interesting or important time to join us as we expand our global reach, targeting new markets and new offices around the world. We ensure that our purpose is to champion balanced working lives and reflect the standards we set, in our own organisation. We’re passionate about developing our people and offer a wide range of benefits and professional development opportunities.

    As an employer CIPS enables individual and team development to ensure high levels of engagement and collaborative working. CIPS was voted no.81 in The Sunday Times Best 100 Companies to work for in the not-for-profit sector, with a one to watch rating.

    Procurement and supply management has a major impact on organisational profitability and efficiency, and CIPS offers a range of training and solutions for procurement and supply excellence in areas such as people, processes and performance. CIPS has offices in the UK/Europe, Australasia, Africa, MENA, Turkey and Singapore. CIPS also has partners in Poland, Sweden, Romania, China, Ghana and USA.

    CIPS exists for the public good, and with charitable status, promotes,develops and offers the highest standards of professional skill, ability and integrity among all those engaged in procurement and supply chain management. CIPS assists individuals, organisations and the profession as a whole.

    Vision

    We will achieve universal recognition that excellence in procurement and supply management is an imperative for responsible organisational success and hence the public good.

    Mission

    We aim to fulfil the objectives of our Royal Charter, deliver value to our stakeholders and be recognised as a point of reference and authority. Specifically, we will:

    • Promote, represent and explain the business discipline and good practice of purchasing and supply management
    • Research, develop and endorse improved methods in purchasing and supply management
    • Assist all organisations in developing their capability in purchasing and supply management with the right strategies, processes, people and leadership
    • Support individuals in developing, demonstrating and qualifying in the profession of purchasing and supply management.

     

    Core Values

    • Personal Excellence
    • Customer First
    • One CIPS
    • Clear Thinking
    • Delivers CIPS excellence

    Our Offices

    CIPS UK
    CIPS UK Office  

    In the UK, the CIPS headquarters are set in a stunning Georgian period property within the picturesque village of Easton-on-the-Hill which is an attractive and popular village approximately two miles to the south west of Stamford.

    View CIPS current vacancies in the UK


    CIPS Australasia
    CIPS Australasia Office  

    In Australia, the CIPS office is located in the heart of the central business district within short distance to some of Melbourne’s most characteristic lanes – with a multicultural vibe and a plenty of great food around, the location is one to envy.

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    CIPS Middle East & North Africa
    CIPS MENA Office  

    The CIPS MENA office is located in the heart of Dubai on Sheikh Zayed Road, across from Dubai World Trade Centre. The MENA region consists of some 19 countries with a total population size of around 380 million people.

    View CIPS current vacancies in the the Middle East and North Africa


    CIPS Southern Africa
    CIPS Southern Africa Office  

    CIPS Southern Africa is located in Irene in the city of Tshwane which is part of the mega city capital of South Africa, it lies only 32km from OR Tambo International Airport. Tshwane is a cultural city with grand architecture, a plethora of museums - both historical and modern - monuments, grand sculptures, bustling markets and vibrant township scenes complemented by up-market fine dining restaurants, street side cafe’s and ultra-modern bustling city shopping centres. The city has the most foreign representative bodies in the world after Washington DC. As the seat of government, all South African Government Departments are in Tshwane. The Office of the State President is in the magnificent Union Buildings, - visited by many heads of state from around the world. The city of Tshwane as the capital city is the diplomatic hub of South Africa with over 135 embassies and diplomatic missions such as the United Nations, World Bank and European Union.

    Tshwane is an academic, science and research hub. With four universities and no less than seven national science councils this centre of scientific research and learning boasts the highest level of education in the country. Tshwane is an African city boasting two nature reserves with big game such as rhino, antelope, lion and giraffe close to the city centre and a third, on the city boundaries, boasting the Big 5. Green belts, wetlands and special natural park sanctuaries within the city also cater for birding enthusiasts. 

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    CIPS Asia-Pacific
    CIPS Singapore Office  

    The CIPS Singapore office is based conveniently a short walk from the SMRT station. It is on the 24th floor of a modern and smart building with serviced reception area. The office accommodates space for up to 3 personnel which is bright and air conditioned. It has access to staff kitchen with coffee and refreshment. There is also a small restaurant serving lunches on the same floor.

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    Current Vacancies

    View the vacancies available in each of our offices:

    Additionally, CIPS regularly has vacancies for assessors and other education related roles:

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