What is the SKG?
Created in 2005 in order to advise and develop best practice in the Marketing Procurement arena for the benefit of CIPS members
The Group has members from various private, public sector and charity organisations with a high interest in the development of best practice process and behaviours which deliver value for money in this specialist and high profile area of commercial spend
We welcome anyone with an interest in marketing procurement to join us when vacancies become available
What does the group do?
On behalf of the procurement profession, the SKG will develop best practice guidance to CIPS, and provide strategic insight around Marketing Procurement
Formal links with related organisations in the Marketing Procurement sphere.
The Group will:
Build a professional network to ascertain what Purchasing Marketing Professionals want and need from CIPS and the SKG
Use social media tools to encourage debate and share information
Provide input into CIPS training programmes for Marketing
Understand the common agendas with key trade bodies to facilitate the advancement of best practice procurement
What will the SKG offer members?
Continually review and update documentation on the CIPS website
Attend CIPS Branch meetings to raise awareness of the SKG and encourage wider participation
Provide input into the CIPS overall syllabus, as requested
Have a proactive public image working with CIPS PR department to raise the profile and debate of Marketing Procurement
Meet regularly to discuss current key issues and engage with guest speakers to ensure continual market trend awareness