There is a long established demand for category expertise in key areas of direct spend including raw materials, commodities and packaging from manufacturing industries like FMCG and pharmaceuticals.
In other sectors like oil and gas, chemicals and technology outstanding procurement professionals have offered a source of competitive advantage to their employers for many years.
Their importance has only grown in the recent challenging economic climate and with the modern trend towards international sourcing functions, procurements influence across major global organisations is greater than ever.
Understanding where the best industry and category experts are to be found is a key part of our ongoing research and this has enabled us to recruit for a range of excellent roles.
Demand for international experience is strong with global category expertise particularly sought after. Along with the ability to manage a diverse range of stakeholders
and offer a broad procurement skill set including SRM and risk management, these skills are what differentiate the stand out candidates in the market place.