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As the leading recruiting expert and Career Development Knowledge Partner of CIPS, Hays Procurement & Supply Chain has a wealth of experience to support you every step of the way through your career.

Our resources provide you with guidance when starting out your procurement career, through to planning your journey to the top, and information for when you recruit on how to attract and retain the best talent.

The range of resources and tools includes CV writing guidance, interview skills and tips, competency assessments, competency tools and much more.

To discuss the next step in your procurement career or your hiring needs contact Scott Dance, Director at Hays Procurement & Supply Chain or locate your nearest Hays office.

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DNA of a CPO

Today’s procurement and supply chain leaders operate in a world
of continuous change. They have transitioned from a tactical to
a strategic function where they contribute to overall business
efficiency and competitiveness and directly impact the bottom
line. This creates quality opportunities for those entering the
profession but it’s important people set themselves up for success
if they want to rise to the top.

Today’s procurement and supply chain leaders operate in a world of continuous change. They have transitioned from a tactical to a strategic function where they contribute to overall business efficiency and competitiveness and directly impact the bottomline. This creates quality opportunities for those entering the profession but it’s important people set themselves up for success if they want to rise to the top. 

In our report we share the insights and experience of our network of top, highly motivated and incredibly successful CPOs. The report details their paths to success including their pivotal career and learning moments and their advice for the next generation of professionals.

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Four ways to define your business case

Procurement salary increases to support strategic change

The Hays UK Salary & Recruiting Trends 2018 guide shows that skills shortages are prevalent in the procurement profession, causing employers to increase salaries so they are able to compete for the most in-demand professionals. We discuss recruiting trends for the year ahead and the roles seeing the greatest salary rises.

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Hays UK Salary and Recruitment Trends 2018 - Today's skills challenge

Join a webinar or event to find out what salaries are on offer for a variety of skilled and professional roles across your region. Discover what recruiting trends might impact your organisation in 2018.

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Discover how you can enable equal pay in senior procurment roles

The CIPS/Hays Procurement Salary Guide and Insights 2017 Report found that large pay gaps still exist in senior procurement roles, where men can earn 25% more than women. So how can you fix this? 

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Opening Dialogues

Ensuring gender diversity in an organisation can be a challenge. Despite progress towards gender equality in recent years, gender barriers and stereotypes continue to affect companies and threaten the retention of talented professionals.

Request your copy of the Hays Gender Diversity Report 2017 to help you nurture a gender-equal workplace where others fail to do so.

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The Challenges of IR35 Webinar

What can we learn from implementation in the public sector?

Attend our webinar on 28 September at 12 noon, to hear how engagers in the public sector have successfully tackled the new IR35 legislation, what lessons that has provided for them and how that might help those in the private sector.

Our directors cover both public and private sector, as well as our in-house tax team and are well placed to advise on the potential pitfalls and solutions that might impact your organisation.

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What do procurement workers want?

82% of procurement, manufacturing and logistics professionals consider themselves to be ambitious, with the provision of training an important aspect to furthering their career.

Hays explored the priorities of over 13,650 professionals across a broad range of professions and sectors including procurement, manufacturing and logistics to find out what motivates them at work every day and what would encourage them to move to another organisation such as yours.

Watch the What Workers Want webinar for essential recommendations on how to be a more effective employer of procurement professionals, making you better able to retain and attract the talent you need, featuring guest speaker Gerry Walsh, CEO at the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply and Scott Dance, Director at Hays Procurement.

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What do procurement workers want

Three skills your procurement teams need to ensure ethical supply 

A well-rounded procurement professional must develop more than just the traditional technical skills if they want to progress in today’s   market. As well as finding the best value for their organisation by balancing the price against the quality of goods or services, it is becoming ever more critical for them to be able to ensure suppliers are both ethical and sustainable.

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Four ways to define your business case

CIPS/Hays Procurement Salary Survey 2017 

CIPS/Hays Salary Survey 2017

Now in its third year the CIPS/Hays Procurement Salary Guide and Insights has been read by almost 10,000 of you. It is fast becoming known as the benchmark for the profession as a salary guide plus offers an insight into benefits and skills in demand by both employees and employers.

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CIPS/Hays Procurement Salary Guide and Insights 2016

CIPS/Hays Salary Survey 2016In 2015, in partnership with Hays Procurement, CIPS produced its first in-depth salary report, using data received from a survey completed by our own members, and the wider procurement and supply community. This report was launched in May 2015, and has been very well received in the market, being read to-date by almost 7000 members. This year we have received a critical mass of global number of responses, enabling us to draw comparisons across industry sectors, regions and countries.

Comparisons have been made against the 2015 report, to identify any similarities or differences in the data. This will help you benchmark your salary and benefits,  to plan your next career move, or use in reviews. Following feedback on the 2015 report, we have also extended the survey to include an insight into the growing interim market. The full report will be launched in May 2016.

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Best in Procurement

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Members - £20.83 per person
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CIPS Northern Emirates Branch Event - VAT Regulations (UAE)

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CIPS Sudan Branch Event on 23 December 2017

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About Hays

About Hays

Hays is the leading global specialist recruitment group, and the market leader in the UK and Australia, placing professional candidates into permanent, temporary and interim jobs. 

Specialist recruitment is all about people. Over 7,979 people make up our worldwide team, working out of over 240 offices in 33 countries; we share ideas, knowledge and experience across businesses and territories to deliver outstanding results.

Our people work with job seekers and employers to place the right people in the right jobs; we invest heavily in equipping our staff with the skills to perform to the highest standards while developing their careers.

We serve over 20 specialisms, covering everything from accountancy and finance to construction, IT, education and healthcare. Across many of these sectors, we also have further specialised teams dedicated to public services, not-for-profit, executive and international recruitment.

Providing excellent customer service underpins our business and is an area we monitor closely in order to maintain our position as market leader. Our customers benefit from the specialist sector knowledge of our consultants and our extensive office network and industry contacts.

Hays Procurement

We understand the impact that a procurement team can have on the success of an organisation and the difficult task that many procurement functions face in having to adhere to budgets and saving targets while ensuring value for money and delivery excellence.

Our expert team of consultants is dedicated to supplying organisations in the public and private sectors with the procurement professionals they need. Through a national network of regional offices, we provide staffing solutions on a temporary, interim and permanent basis.

We work with many of the UK’s leading organisations helping them to recruit the best procurement talent in the market. Our consultants are dedicated to key procurement areas such as interim management, indirect procurement, direct procurement, public sector and senior appointments - enabling them to build up expert knowledge of the recruitment market in your area and a deep understanding of the specific procurement skills, experience and technical knowledge needed to succeed.


For more information please visit the Hays website.

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The CIPS/Hays Procurement Salary Guide and Insights 2017

 

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  • The UK average salary for all Procurement and Supply Professionals is £44,936.
  • MCIPS average salary £54,062 Non MCIPS £44,430.
  • Average salary for Procurement Director with FCIPS is £111,138, non FCIPS £92,308.
  • 64% of UK respondents received a pay increase.
  • Women were slightly less likely to receive a salary increase 63% compared to 65% of men.
  • 42% v 33% of men to women received a bonus.
  • 70% of managers expecting to hire in the next 12 months - banking, finance and insurance expected to be the most likely to recruit with a likelihood of 88%.
  • London attracts more interims than any other region in the UK (40% as opposed to 1% in Wales).
  • Private v Public sector average interim day rates is £515 v £478 respectively. 

 

The CIPS/Hays Procurement Salary Guide and Insights 2016

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  • The Index: Demand drives procurement salary increases (April 2016) - Find out more

 

The CIPS/Hays Salary Guide and Procurement Insights Report 2015

Hays Salary Survey Download a copy of the full report here