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CIPS Procurement and Supply Podcast cipsknowledge

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Get the latest procurement knowledge and insights from CIPS

    What drives the need for digital transformation?

    What drives the need for digital transformation?

    During the Digitalisation 2020 survey, we had chance to interview one of the leading tech companies on their own digital transformation journey and the steps they took to prepare themselves.

    • 4 min
    Supplier Relationship Management

    Supplier Relationship Management

    In this podcast on SRM, CIPS and Kim Laslett from Lincs Housing Partnership discuss the importance of supplier relationship management, why it is important and quantitative benefits, how to approach this with different suppliers and why SRM an integral skill for procurement professionals

    • 11 min
    Negotiation Tips from Eirini Etoimou

    Negotiation Tips from Eirini Etoimou

    In this podcast on Negotiation, CIPS Knowledge and Eirini Etimou, will discuss:• Key negotiation skills• Preparing for a negotiation• Overcoming a difficult situation to reach an agreement• Resolving a deadlock in negotiations• Adapting your approach in negotiations• How to negotiate and achieve a win:win solution • Top 5 negotiation tips to influence the way other people think• How remote working and virtual meetings with less face to face interaction impact how we negotiate with suppliers in the future• How negotiation skills will need to be enhanced as we enter the new norm post Coronavirus pandemic.For more information on negotiation visit - https://www.cips.org/knowledge/procurement-topics-and-skills/strategy-policy/negotiation/To hear the latest podcasts from CIPS Knowledge visit - https://cipsknowledge.podbean.com/

    • 24 min
    Changing Demands on Interims - A podcast interview with Tom Lewers

    Changing Demands on Interims - A podcast interview with Tom Lewers

    In this podcast on The Changing Demands on Interims, CIPS talks to Tom Lewers. Tom has over 25 years of procurement experience and operates at a CPO level. He has worked within manufacturing, financial services, technology, insurance, and rail industry sectors in both senior permanent and interim positions. Tom shares his experience and insights in the podcast interview on: · How the interim market changed over the years · How the demands that organisation place on interims has changed · The best part of being an interim for him · Top 5 tips for anyone considering becoming an interim You can download the CIPS/Hays Salary Guide at cips.org/salaryguide

    • 8 min
    Attracting and Retaining Talent

    Attracting and Retaining Talent

    Listen to the podcast from CIPS and Scott Dance, Director of Hays Procurement & Supply Chain. With over 18 years’ experience, Scott advises clients on workforce management solutions, and provides strategic leadership to Hays’ procurement and supply chain recruitment experts. The podcast will draw on the findings from the 2020 Salary Guide with a deeper dive into these insights with Scott and he will share some of his expert top tips with you to create a successful team. The podcast will cover: Top tips for those employers struggling to attract and retain talent The importance of offering flexible working to attract new talent and retain talent Flexible benefits packages Tailoring benefits to the role you are recruiting for Options for career progression, other than just promotion The importance of training and development for your team and the benefits of professional qualifications Engaging and retaining team members early on in their career. You can access the CIPS/Hays Salary Guide for all the regions we cover at www.cips.org/salaryguide

    • 22 min
    Career Development

    Career Development

    Listen to the podcast from CIPS and Scott Dance, Director of Hays Procurement & Supply Chain. With over 18 years’ experience, Scott advises clients on workforce management solutions and provides strategic leadership to Hays’ procurement and supply chain recruitment experts. The podcast will draw on the findings from the 2020 Salary Guide with a deeper dive into these insights with Scott and he will share some of his expert top tips with you to create a successful team. The podcast will cover: Top tips for those looking to prepare for the next step in their career Other options for career progression and how to approach your manager How moving sectors and roles can increase your experience and benefit your career Advice for candidates when they are looking to change jobs or organisations What to look for when changing jobs or organisations...not just salary Other options for career progression and how to approach your manager You can access the CIPS/Hays Salary Guide for all the regions we cover at cips.org/salaryguide

    • 18 min

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