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Procurement Management

Improving your outsourcing function


Strong procurement leaders need an unusual mix of skills: they must have technical procurement expertise but they also need to control and support suppliers and staff, as well as having a talent for reputation management and internal relations.

We can help your organisation to look forward, sniff out potential supply chain problems and plan solutions in advance. We’ve got the expertise to subtly educate employees about the importance of procurement regulations and the need for openness when choosing suppliers.

 

Etymology

From c.13th century, "use of improper influence," from Old French procurement "management, stewardship", from procurer - "process of bringing something about" (by the action of another). Military use by 1949, Procurement is the act or process of buying, including any negotiations that this involves on price and availability.

Shilcocks Construction Consultants
Grosvenor House, 102 Beverley Road, Kingston-upon-Hull, HU3 1YA
Tel: +44(0)1482 221858
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