Congratulations to the 2020 Winners

Overall Winner

Johnson Matthey

JM has ambition to be one of the best performing, most trusted and admired speciality chemicals companies in the world. Our Procurement Excellence transformation is essential supporting strategic delivery, generate savings to reinvest and drive business growth.

Our submission recognises the speed we’ve established a centre-led global ...

Team categories

Sunrise Senior Living

Project PPE

Sunrise Senior Living’s Procurement Team had to hit one of the biggest media concerns of 2020 around the Covid-19 pandemic head on, that of PPE provision when the country was apparently running on fumes. Being a frontline Care Home provider looking after 3,300 vulnerable residents with over 5,000 staff. PPE sourcing and continued supp...

DAS UK Group

Outsourcing Transformation Programme

In 2015 DAS embarked upon a corporate transformation programme to urgently strengthen its systems and controls, setting the foundations for a radical transformation of the company. This led to an ambitious Outsourcing Transformation Programme in 2016, placing risk mitigation at the centre of a new operating model. DAS is now able to demonst...


Making Covid-19 an opportunity to add value while managing the threat

Covid-19 pandemic presents a unique and unprecedented set of challenges to both HSBC and its supply chain. HSBC Procurement’s response have demonstrated an ability to protect HSBC and its employees, while playing an important value-add role in supporting its supply chain. Examples include:

• Applying learnings from China Covid-19 situat...

Laing O'Rourke

Empowering our Supply Chain & Managing Supply Chain Risk

Laing O’Rourke delivers iconic buildings and infrastructure throughout the UK. It is our mission to be the recognised leader for innovation and excellence in the construction industry.

Transforming our approach to a more integrated and efficient procurement model; underpinned by collaboration with our valued supply chain and supported by data ...

Lloyds Banking Group

Improving the robustness of the LBG supply chain, with thematic supplier assurance guidance

Maximising the value of Lloyds Banking Group’s investment in on-site supplier assurance, by spotting themes and trends in the control gaps identified, documenting the associated risk scenarios and successful remediation approaches, so that these can be communicated across the broader supply base. Described by stakeholders as forward t...

Paxton Access

COVID-19 Risk Mitigation

Supplier shutdowns in the Far-East, extensive delays to international logistics, a gradually increasing pattern of lockdowns and business closures across Europe, and an unprecedented reduction in business activity in the UK.

No-one at the end of 2019 could have predicted that these events would define the first two quarters of 2020....

NHS Arden & GEM CSU and NHS England

Transforming the lives of babies with spina bifida through pioneering prenatal surgery

When NHS England Highly Specialised Commissioners sought to establish a service to provide pioneering prenatal surgery for foetuses with open spina bifida, a collaborative procurement project with NHS Arden & GEM CSU was initiated. Based on trust, transparency, and engagement, the multidisciplinary project group successfully co-desi...

BAE Systems

Frictionless Cross Functional Collaboration

A cross functional dynamic team between Engineering, IT, Procurement and HCL Technologies that underpins a collaborative culture, allowing the successful execution of several major software outsourcing activities, and solidifying BAE Systems’ position as the world’s go-to provider of cutting edge technologies in Active Sidestick...

Dentsu Aegis Network

Global Functions Recruitment Agency PSL

Dentsu Aegis Network is a federated organisation, with 200+ brands across 126 countries. The UK hiring process was disjointed and not fit for purpose.

The procurement team were tasked with bringing an existing and long-overrunning project to successful conclusion. Parties were frustrated and demotivated with delays and lack of communication...

Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs

Next Generation Supplier Arrangement (NGSA) Project

This submission describes the project, led by Defra Group Commercial (DgC), which developed and delivered an ambitious approach to support delivery of the Environment Agency’s high profile Flood and Coastal Risk Management works. The new commercial model is delivering a number of benefits through its collaborative approach which sees DgC&...


Streamlined enterprise fintech on-boarding for digital identification technology roll out

Major financial institutions need to balance the need for efficient integration and scaling of innovative new financial technologies whilst maintaining the robust technical, regulatory and on-boarding controls.

Through imbedding the procurement team within the HSBC’s digital technology team, this has enabled an agile cross functional ...

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust and NHS Shared Business Services

Nightingale North West

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) and NHS Shared Business Services (SBS) worked in partnership to rapidly source all essential clinical equipment needed to open NHS Nightingale North West.

The effects of the Covid-19 pandemic created a unique procurement challenge, requiring the team to identify, source, order and exp...

Nationwide Building Society

Project SPRING

In 2015 Nationwide established four high performing Network and IT service delivery partnerships, focussed on continuously improving service for our members and delivering excellent operational resilience. Recognising the significant achievements of all parties in delivering the services, Nationwide challenged our Partners to respond our ke...

SUEZ Recycling & Recovery UK

South East Mobile Plant Project

Our vision was a ‘one stop shop’ turnkey solution for mobile plant supply/maintenance in our South East region.

The reality of this project included harnessing our purchasing power, pulling together a cross functional team and resolving issues we hadn’t encountered before.

The balancing act between the finance, technical, le...

The Health Family (DHSC; NHS EI; NHS D; NHS BSA; NHS Blood & Transplant; CQC; HEE; PHE; MHRA)

Health Family eProcurement System

Health Family Commercial colleagues working collaboratively to replace nine different eprocurement and contract management systems with a single one that allows for future collaboration, transparency of contracts, and simplified processes for suppliers for all procurements and ongoing contracts relating to health and social care.


Eiffage Kier Ferrovial BAM JV


Development and implementation of our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) supply chain plan, weaving EDI as a golden thread through our procurement lifecycle to deliver a diverse supply chain and associated workforce. Casing points to highlight – Bauer Keller JV partner selection and achievement of Investors in Diversity


Supply Chain Development and Innovation Project

The Supply Chain Development & Innovation Team at Sellafield Ltd increased SME spend from 24% to 31% by embedding an SME strategy and action plan and the implementation of an innovative procurement platform called LINC with Sellafield Ltd that gave SMEs an opportunity to solve some of Sellafield’s complex challenges whilst bringing in innovation&...


2nd tier Supplier Diversity Initiative Europe, Middle East & Africa

IBM’s commitment to diverse suppliers is demonstrated by its rich corporate history. Founded in 1968 as IBM’s Minority Supplier Development Program, IBM has placed billions of dollars of business with its diverse suppliers since then. Understanding the value which supplier diversity provided to IBM, in 2002 we began expanding our US pro...

Ministry of Defence

Doing Business with Defence: Opening up our Supply Chain

The success of UK defence depends on a vibrant and diverse supply chain generating innovative solutions in order to maintain military advantage. Attracting new suppliers into the defence market is pivotal to this goal.

The MOD’s Strategic Supplier Management team has delivered a transformation in both approach and achievements through a compr...

The Princess Alexandra Hospital

Covid-19 Suppliers

We would like to be considered for the Best Initiative to Build a Diverse Supply Base award, this is because the Procurement Team at PAH have worked extremely hard to ensure all our staff have been protected against Covid-19 and the current and on going pandemic. We have built relationships with local and large suppliers including our local col...

Foodbuy UK

Buying social for a better world

We believe social enterprises are essential for a successful future. By working directly with social enterprise suppliers, we’re able to use our procurement spend and influence to support a diverse breadth of social enterprise businesses and in doing so, change lives for the better.

Nationwide Building Society

Responsible Business/Procurement for Mutual Good

Nationwide’s core purpose is “building society, nationwide” where we seek to improve the society and communities in which we are embedded.

We are not a bank, we are a society, a Mutual. Our customers are our owners and, most importantly, our members to whom we need to demonstrate the value of “Mutual Good”.

We ...

Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs

Covid-19 Food Parcels Procurement

In April 2020, Defra successfully mobilised a £200m emergency contract for the provision of food parcels to the homes of c1.5m of the most clinically vulnerable who were required to self-isolate at home. To deliver this food provision, contracts were mobilised within less than a week of the requirement being known, and over the contrac...

Lloyds Banking Group

Managing potentially hidden risks - 4th Party Supply Chain Resilience and Concentration Risk project

Recognising the growing Operational Resilience risks with our supply chain we have undertaken a two year project to improve the visibility of our supply chain risks and integrate innovative processes into our Supply Chain Management (SCM) framework. This is the 4th Party Supply Chain Resilience and Concentration Risk project.

Eiffage Kier Ferrovial BAM JV


Identification and selection of strategic supply chain partners through a competitive tender process during Early Contractor Involvement stage. Integrating and collaborating with these partners to develop an optimised scheme design, accurate target price, and secure market capacity to enable delivery of the UK's largest infrastructure p...

I-Tel Group

Real Life Options

I-Tel Group were tasked with creating and providing a purchase order system for charitable organisation RLO. A £40 million company with 150 UK sites, RLO needed more visibility and control over their procurement.

Following an audit and presentation I-Tel were commissioned to proceed with implementation of the new system along with the intr...

Interpublic Group

Production Print

The world we live and work in is constantly changing, creating new demands and with it bringing new opportunities. This is as true for our clients as it is for ourselves as consumers.

As one of the advertising industry's largest global production networks Craft Worldwide is constantly challenging itself to play its role in the developmen...


Procurement 2020

In 2019, Jewson, one of the UK’s leading Builder’s Merchants and part of the Saint-Gobain Group, engaged in a company-wide “Transform & Grow” programme redefining its purpose, values and strategy, enhancing customer experience, digitalising offerings and delivering ambitious savings. The Procurement 2020 Programme wa...


Transforming the Conversation on Cost

In Retail, cost is always a hot topic. With a new CFO and CPO at the helm in 2018 we aligned on strategy and with their support we set out to challenge our Operating Board’s historical approach to cost and savings, to think differently. The Procurement team established a new cost transformation capability that would reset the scale of our...

BAE Systems - Submarines

Dive Deep and Deliver (Supply Chain Transformation 2016-2021)

The Submarine business presents a complex supply chain, a fragile supply base and a build requiring supply chain professionals capable of managing long term relationships with significant capability.

In 2016, a new Director plus a changing programme and customer environment presented the opportunity to transform the Function in anticipa...

Defence Infrastructure Organisation

DIO Commercial Transformation

The DIO’s Commercial Team has recently been through a strategic transformation to deliver ‘a Better Estate, a Better Service, and a Better Business’ allowing the Armed Forces to live, work, train and deploy. The ambitious procurement transformation, which has included the publication of DIO’s first ever Commercial Strate...

Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs

Defra Group Commercial Transformation Programme

Defra Group Commercial (DgC) is part of Defra, the Department responsible for England’s environment, rural economy, food and farming sectors and protection from a range of natural threats and hazards. DgC oversees c£3-4bn of commercial activity. Shortly after a new Commercial Director joined in late 2017, DgC launched an ambitiou...

NHS Supply Chain

Transforming the NHS procurement landscape

The NHS Supply Chain is delivering efficiencies and reducing costs whilst ensuring that delivery of services is seamless and consistent for both clinicians and patients. The new operating model was developed by the Procurement Transformation Programme (PTP) to deliver savings of £2.4 billion across the NHS, for reinvestment into frontline serv...


Serco Global Procurement Transformation

Serco – a UK-headquartered international provider of public services with an annual spend of £1.5bn – partnered with GEP to transform its procurement into a best-in-class, global organisation capable of delivering greater value and savings, reducing operating costs, mitigating risks and leveraging supplier innovations. Serco’s pr...

The Royal British Legion

Commercial Step-Change: A charity force marching towards procurement excellence

The Royal British Legion (RBL) is an Armed Forces charity with services which include; financial, legal and career advice, care homes, hotels and home help. Procurement within the charity sector is considered immature and this coupled with a difficult fundraising climate and other external challenges to navigate provided an opportunity ...

The Salvation Army

Beyond Just Procurement

We’ve built a procurement function from scratch, transforming how The Salvation Army purchases, delivering multimillion-pound savings which are invested directly back into helping people in need. We turned resistant stakeholders into advocates along our journey to become the best procurement function in the charity sector. Going beyond tr...

Ministry of Defence and Cabinet Office

Strategic Partnering Programme

To address recognised challenges in how MOD was managing its most strategic supplier relationships it embarked on the Strategic Partnering Programme. Through building a new team, and relentless application of a proven methodology, the team are transforming the relationships across an incredibly large and complex supply chain. The programme&...

BAE Systems

Heads Up…Supplier Management is Changing!

A radical supplier management approach has set the precedent at ES Rochester for procurement of new, complex, bespoke designs. Schedule pressures drove category procurement to foster new behaviours within the supply chain, as well as new ways of working with both Mechanical Designers and the entire Integrated Product Team (IPT). The end...

The University of Birmingham

University-wide sustainability review

A University-wide sustainability review was established to ensure that sustainable practices were fully integrated across all Departments and areas of expenditure. The overall objective was to fully embed sustainability and ensure sharing of best practice across the campus.

The review led to the implementation of a Sustainability Strategy develo...


Concept Tablet Device To Digitalise Healthcare In Developing Countries

This project demonstrates how Arm Procurement collaborated in challenging project run by Arm Sustainability in partnership with Be [email protected], be mobile (BHBM, a joint U.N initiative between the WHO and ITU).

This project aimed to concept test a new electronic tablet device to provide digital healthcare to millions of rural people in deve...

Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency

‘Don’t Just Dump IT in Landfill’

DVLA has met the environmental challenge to replace the sending of redundant IT kit to landfill by letting a contract to recycle and reuse used IT equipment.

DVLA let a nil value contract to a local SME that will pay commission to the Agency through selling re-marketable assets. The SME employs vulnerable adults within South Wales valley commu...

Foodbuy UK

Our partnership with FareShare

As a leading group procurement organisation, we have a responsibility to do everything we can to reduce food waste and fight hunger in the UK. That’s why in 2019, we stepped up our partnership with FareShare, the UK’s leading charity fighting hunger and food waste.

Foreign & Commonwealth Office

Prosperity Fund Indonesia Low Carbon Energy Programme (Mentari)

The programme drives transformational social, economic and environmental change in Indonesia by supporting transition to renewable energy, with a particular focus on communities in the poorest and most remote areas. Access to clean, reliable and affordable energy enables sustained economic growth, reducing poverty while improving he...


CBRE Global Supply Chain Fraud Analytics

Having consolidated internal and client spend data sources across 70+ countries and 130k suppliers into a global dashboard, the team developed a fraud analytics strategy to identify and display suspicious transactions.

We consolidated, scrubbed a billion plus transactions, across 25 finance systems (19 different environments) and 11...

Essex County Council

Implementation of Care Cubed within AWD Residential Services

Essex County Council spend c.£79m per annum on residential services for adults with disabilities. It was acknowledged that more intelligence around these costs was required.

Care Cubed, a national benchmarking tool for residential packages, was identified as a solution. Care Cubed is backed by data from local authorities across the UK ...


HSBC and Globality deliver AI driven Procurement

HSBC’s has revolutionised the way it sources Services. We have achieved this by implementing Globality’s AI-powered platform.

The traditional Procurement process was time consuming, labour intensive and made it hard to drive savings.

Our vision was to make the process simpler, better and faster with the ease and satisfaction co...

Interpublic Group

Freelancer Cost Management

IPG’s second largest spend category globally is contingent workers (“freelancers”). Be they short-term freelancers or business consultants. We recognised that at a network level we had minimal visibility, control, uniformity, compliance and data to make any Group-wide decisions that would impact this growing spend. Our aim was to ...


Transforming Sanofi's Contracting Foundation with Icertis

Sanofi is a top five global pharmaceutical company, operating in more than 100 countries, with €35 billion in annual revenue. In 2017, to support Sanofi’s global growth ambitions, the executive leadership team posed a challenge to operations - find ways to standardise and streamline business functions to generate value. Procurem...

Dentsu Aegis Network

One Dentsu

Dentsu Aegis Network procurement team embarked on a global sourcing initiative to bring together two separately operating business entities by creating common, unified technology platforms governed by consolidated supplier contracts. The team had to overcome conflicting business practices and behaviours driven by a wide range of stakeholders...

Interpublic Group

Recognising competitive advantage through global sourcing

Interpublic spends over $25M per annum on Employee Health Insured Benefits across the EMEA, APAC and LATAM regions.

Insurance broking was an area of spend that had not been addressed before; lots of small spends, across lots of markets, amongst several hundred individual agencies. Some agencies used different brokers for each of the...

Buying into Diversity and Inclusion

Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance Procurement has transformed over the last 3.5 years to become the 'leading legal services Procurement team. Sitting at the heart of our transformation was a focus on Diversity & Inclusion (D&I); changing the environment and culture in which we operate to champion the firm's agenda and promote the benefits and importance of D...


Creating business leaders: our team led development program

Sainsbury’s Procurement team embarked on a major transformation in 2018 to support the Group’s ambition to overhaul its cost base by significantly stepping up its approach to cost and efficiency. We wanted to take this opportunity to put procurement and great commercial leadership at the heart of the business. Fundamental to achieving this was ...

Foreign & Commonwealth Office

Building A High Performing Team To Drive Better Outcomes In Overseas Aid Programmes

Central to national security and intergovernmental diplomacy, the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) has a complex brief and is required to deliver overseas development projects worldwide, often in extreme conditions and at short notice.

From a challenging start, the last 18 months has seen the team responsible for procuring FCO’...

HSBC Global Procurement

HSBC-Maersk-Henkel Exchange Programme

The HSBC-Maersk-Henkel Exchange Programme is a unique talent development programme that offers high calibre procurement professionals at HSBC, Maersk and Henkel the chance to step into a new environment to grow and test their procurement experience.

Each participant spends six months at the partner organisations, sharing knowledge from ...

Southern Water and Arcadis

Southern Water Supply Chain Transformation

Arcadis and Southern Water (SW) worked together to deliver a commercial and procurement transformation for its construction and maintenance supply-chains. The objective was to secure >20% efficiencies against a £multi-bn programme, and remedy legacy supply chain relationship issues. Through innovative commercial models and cultural change,...

Lloyds Banking Group / TWS

Cutting the Gordian knot – how to achieve market-leading rates and quality commitments from panel suppliers

Obtaining access to key digital development skills (engineers) is critical to the strategic success of Lloyds Banking Group (LBG). Since the concrete upcoming projects (nor even their size and number) are unknown at time of sourcing, LBG requires framework agreements with a panel of selected suppliers. This poses major challenges, with prom...


AYMING / SODEXO Benefits & Rewards Services (BRS)

Sodexo BRS enlisted procurement experts Ayming to assess global procurement operations, identify and quantify potential opportunities, and to design and implement a transformation programme that focused on value delivery, digitalisation and designing a fit for purpose, scalable procurement function.

Foreign & Commonwealth Office

Successfully Transforming Commercial Capability and Delivering Value Through Our Values

Central to security and diplomacy, the Foreign Commonwealth Office (FCO) has a broad brief and is required to deliver projects worldwide. Core to this work are the overseas development programmes led by FCO – an area of significant overseas investment that required an immediate uplift in commercial and procurement management expertise

A ne...


GEP develops and implements a three-pronged approach

A global Fortune 500 consumer food products company with manufacturing operations across Asia, U.S. and Europe recognized the need to completely transform their procurement function and bring more value to the table. GEP was engaged as the procurement consulting partner to drive this procurement transformation initiative at a global scale. GEP ...


GEP Helps Fortune 500 CPG Company

A Fortune 500 CPG company with manufacturing operations across Asia, America and Europe, partnered with GEP to streamline/optimize procurement. GEP helped the client build a best-in-class, high performing global procurement organization. In this strategic partnership, GEP combined best-in-class practices and solutions with its unifi...

I-Tel Group

Real Life Options

I-Tel Group were tasked with creating and providing a procurement solution. A £40 million company with 150 UK sites. RLO needed more visibility and control over their procurement.

Following an audit and presentation I-Tel were commissioned to proceed with implementation of the new system.

Two weeks after launch the COVID 19 pandemic engulfed...


Serco & Retearn Global Procurement Transformation

Serco Group plc – a UK headquartered international provider of public services with an annual spend of £1.5bn partnered with Retearn to create a best-in-class global operating model which could drive greater commercial engagement with partners and deliver improved value and savings.

Other key objectives included reducing operating costs,...

Johnson Matthey

JM has ambition to be one of the best performing, most trusted and admired speciality chemicals companies in the world. Our Procurement Excellence transformation is essential supporting strategic delivery, generate savings to reinvest and drive business growth.

Our submission recognises the speed we’ve established a centre-led global ...


Dyson Procurement. Done differently.

Dyson is a unique, cutting-edge technology enterprise, built on a desire to ‘solve problems others ignore.’

Dyson faced a challenge: world-class engineering, leading innovation, soaring global demand, poor infrastructure to deliver, potential unfulfilled.

Procurement tra...

Astellas Pharma Europe

In 2016, the Astellas EMEA Procurement Team embarked upon a mission of epic proportions, to build a strong regional foundation from rudimentary beginnings, in readiness for our future globalisation.

2020 has been a strange year and for us, it also marks the end of an exciting and fulfilling era. From June 1st, we enter into ...

Clifford Chance

In 2016, Clifford Chance Procurement started its transformation journey. With a new Procurement Director and the challenge of combining legacy functions into one team, it set itself the ambitious goal of becoming the 'leading legal procurement team.' To achieve this it streamlined its policies and processes, delivered automated ...

The Princess Alexandra Hospital

The Procurement Team at PAH have worked extremely hard to ensure all our staff have been protected against Covid-19 and the current and on going pandemic. We have built relationships with local and large suppliers including our local colleges throughout this time and come together as one big team to ensure we do not run out of PPE and are protected...

The University of Birmingham

"The University of Birmingham implemented a Sustainability and Ethics strategy within its Procurement Department. This strategy was implemented following a University wide review to fully embed sustainability and ethics within its business processes, recruitment procedures, student engagement, Insurance activity and throughout the Suppl...

The Salvation Army

We’ve built a procurement function from scratch, transforming how The Salvation Army purchases, delivering multimillion-pound savings which are invested directly back into helping people in need. We turned resistant stakeholders into advocates along our journey to become the best procurement function in the charity sector. Going beyond tr...

The Royal British Legion

The Royal British Legion (RBL) is an Armed Forces charity with services which include; financial, legal and career advice, care homes, hotels and home help. Procurement within the charity sector is considered immature and RBL seized the opportunity to blaze a trail and transform procurement at The Legion. Our shared values are the funda...


Lee Gibson the Executive Director Finance commented “the last 12 months has seen a transformation in the team with firm foundations now in place. With help from our colleagues in MCP2 we have now appointed a new permanent Procurement Director and I am confident the team will build on their success so far."

Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency

DVLA’s Commercial Team has worked to deliver £76 million of contractual savings whilst increasing income from the sale of personalised number plates by over 35% in three-years.

We have used our Strategic Supplier Relationship Management (SSRM) programme to drive financial, relationship and operational benefits. Our SMEs spend exceeds go...

Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education is an employer led crown Non-Departmental Public Body, launched in 2017. The Institute works with employers to create and maintain high-quality apprenticeships. In March 2019 the Institute took responsibility for T Levels as part of the Department for Education’s programme of reforms t...

MEH Alliance

Hinkley Point C (HPC) is the first in a new generation of nuclear power stations to be built in the UK for 30 years. Located near Bridgwater, Somerset the project is one of the largest and most complex construction builds currently being undertaken anywhere in Europe and is of strategic national importance in terms of delivering sustainable,...


With the healthcare market constantly responding to an increasing demand for services, Arden & GEM’s procurement team works with 25 health and care commissioners, supporting them to deliver value for money while improving outcomes for patients. By redesigning our operating model, repositioning the procurement function, training an...

NHS England & NHS Improvement

Breaking existing paradigms in a bid to eliminate one of the deadliest diseases in the world

NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) have applied novel game-theoretic concepts in the public procurement environment supporting the elimination of Hepatitis C – one of the deadliest diseases globally and a major public health concern in England. As a result of the project, more than 100,000 patients (estimated to be infected with thi...

Department for International Development

Lafiya: UK Support for Health in Nigeria

Lafiya is a £100 million, seven-year UK aid programme to strengthen health systems in Nigeria. It works in five northern States of Nigeria which have some of the worst health indicators in Africa.

The programme provides a commercial model to address a key challenge in international development: working flexibly and adaptively while still d...

Home Office

Gatwick Immigration Removal Centres and Pre-Departure Accommodation Contract

The Gatwick IRCs/PDA re-procurement was delivered in a complex environment. It was subject to media and parliamentary interest following a BBC expose highlighting the mistreatment of detainees; Independent reviews focussed on staff morale, culture, recruitment and training. Whilst the operational service was challenged, Home Office (HO)...

JSC "Ukrainian Railways"

Fuel Procurement Transformation Through Category Management

JSC "Ukrainian Railways" (UZ) is the 13th largest in the world state-owned monopoly of rail transport in Ukraine.

Diesel fuel is the top spend category of UZ - over $300m per annum. Legacy procurement practices of UZ have been subjected to the transformation since August 2019, where CIPS Corporate Excellence best practices have been applied...

Ministry of Defence

MoD Fixed Network Sustainment

The MoD needed to sustain the existing information Network; critical to supporting all of Defence with 200,000 users globally. Pressures to reach agreement resulted in a need to adopt highly collaborative way of working with the supplier, that supported the rapid development of the requirement and create a trusted environment that supported...

NHS England and NHS Arden & GEM CSU

Improving quality of life for adults with chronic pancreatitis

For individuals experiencing severe pain due to chronic pancreatitis, complex surgery to remove the pancreas can be the only option to improve quality of life. However, this procedure also removes the cells that produce insulin which then need to be transplanted back into the patient to avoid severe diabetes. This highly specialist treatmen...

South Gloucestershire Council

Streetlighting: The sustainable LED programme

In 2014 South Gloucestershire Council embarked on a programme to replace street lighting lanterns with LED. Unlike other councils South Gloucestershire opted for a 10 year sustainable replacement programme rather than replace all the lanterns in a short timescale.

Now over halfway through, the programme has surpassed business plan projectio...

Individual categories

Laura Faulkner, Director of Shared Services

Nationwide Building Society

Director of shared services at Nationwide Building Society, Laura Faulkner places client relationships, sustainability, and social values at the core of her work. Laura has been the driving force behind Nationwide’s sustainability programme, having served as director of supply chain management and chief procurement officer for thr...

Cael Sendell-Price

Buckinghamshire Council

Alice Bray

The New Zealand Transport Agency - Waka Kotahi

Anna Thorncroft

MTR Elizabeth line

Christopher Wagner

Walsall Council

Emily Pether

BAE Systems - Submarines

Emily Rogers

Orbit Group

Jack Greenwood

Clifford Chance

Jack Moss

Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Nadine Davis

Dyson Technology

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