Building and managing a competitive and innovative supplier structure.
How do we best build a competitive supplier structure and network of partners to match our own global footprint?
How do we transform our purchasing organisation to add value beyond cost (including innovation and revenue generation)?
How do we substantially reduce cost of purchased materials and services (indirect & direct)?
How do we manage purchasing risk (supplier financial health, currency risk, price volatility, geopolitical risk, supply chain disruptions etc.) and ensure the supplier base fulfils our CSR and sustainability requirements?