49 episodes

The buying of goods and services is at the heart of most businesses across the world. In an increasingly complex global economy challenged by cost reduction pressures, supply chain disruptions, security of supply concerns, and the challenges of meeting sustainability targets, the topics of procurement and supply chains are more important than they have ever been. In the Efficio Spotlight podcast, we talk to industry leaders across the globe about their stories, both personal and professional, to understand what it's like to work in such an exciting area at such a pivotal time. To find out more about we do, visit: https://www.efficioconsulting.com/en-gb/

Host: Simon Lipscomb
Producer: Abi Kramer
Music by Jake Lipscomb

We would love to hear your feedback, please write to us at EfficioPodcast@efficioconsulting.com

Spotlight on Procurement Efficio Consulting

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    • 4.9 • 18 Ratings

The buying of goods and services is at the heart of most businesses across the world. In an increasingly complex global economy challenged by cost reduction pressures, supply chain disruptions, security of supply concerns, and the challenges of meeting sustainability targets, the topics of procurement and supply chains are more important than they have ever been. In the Efficio Spotlight podcast, we talk to industry leaders across the globe about their stories, both personal and professional, to understand what it's like to work in such an exciting area at such a pivotal time. To find out more about we do, visit: https://www.efficioconsulting.com/en-gb/

Host: Simon Lipscomb
Producer: Abi Kramer
Music by Jake Lipscomb

We would love to hear your feedback, please write to us at EfficioPodcast@efficioconsulting.com

    Navigating the complexities of global supply chain management

    Navigating the complexities of global supply chain management

    Ninian Wilson, Global Supply Chain Director & CEO Vodafone Procurement Co Sarl, discusses the challenges surrounding supply chain management, particularly focusing on geopolitical risks and supply chain resilience.

    • 19 min
    Leading with authenticity: Becoming a procurement leader

    Leading with authenticity: Becoming a procurement leader

    Rebecca Lonsdale, CPO at BP Castrol, discusses her career journey, from her first job in procurement at Nissan to her current role at Castrol. She also shares her stories about the impactful individuals and leaders she has worked with over the years, as well as her experience working in different countries and transitioning from direct to indirect procurement.

    • 23 min
    Prompt pay pays off: Challenging a culture of late payments to suppliers

    Prompt pay pays off: Challenging a culture of late payments to suppliers

    Terry Corby, Founder and CEO of Good Business Pays CIC, discusses an often under-estimated aspect to maintaining a healthy supply chain and fostering innovation: prompt payment.

    • 22 min
    Procurement's evolution in MENA: Insights from a CIPS leader

    Procurement's evolution in MENA: Insights from a CIPS leader

    Sam Achampong FCIPS, Regional Managing Director of CIPS Middle East & North Africa (MENA), discusses how the procurement profession has transformed since he moved to Dubai in 2008 and the challenges and opportunities the region offers. 

    • 20 min
    A journey from Mars: What does a four decade career in Procurement look like?

    A journey from Mars: What does a four decade career in Procurement look like?

    We sit down with Malcolm Harrison, the former Chief Procurement Officer of Nestlé and, most recently, the former CEO of the Crown Commercial Service and of CIPS. During this episode, Malcolm takes us through his over 40 years in the procurement profession, the changes he's seen take place and his thoughts on the future of procurement.

    • 28 min
    From ESG to Capital Projects to M&As: Our procurement and supply chain experts’ 2024 predictions

    From ESG to Capital Projects to M&As: Our procurement and supply chain experts’ 2024 predictions

    We're starting the year by pulling together different views on what the next 12 months look like for procurement and supply chain across a range of industries.
     
     

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

Mrw6543 ,

Liked test and trace episode

Was really interesting to get inside perspective on the scale and pace of setting up such a large operation.

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