Skilled procurement professionals are vital to building more strategic, long-term relationships in order to create the best value from a contract. Professionals need sound technical skills such as contract management, sourcing, tendering and data analysis – that’s a given. However, a successful blend of business and technical skills is what’s really driving the value of procurement in the eyes of leaders.
According to our CIPS Procurement Salary Guide 2022, sponsored by Hays, the focus of top-five key skill requirements at all levels involve good communication skills to successfully negotiate, influence and develop supplier relationships.
Tune in to this webinar to learn:
What are the top technical and business skills in demand?
What new roles are emerging in procurement, how is this changing the skill sets required and how can you stay up-to-date?
How are successful businesses retaining and developing talent as the fierce fight for skills continues?
What skills trends are we likely to see in 2023?