Effective Procurement - key top tips which will make your budget go further

Naomi Clews, Independent consultant, Naomi Clews Consultancy Limited

What does value-for-money look like? What does a good deal look like? We get technical and dig deep to define proficient procurement, sharing top tips and advice along the way. If you find shaving off the pounds a rewarding activity you’ll love this session! Knowing the essential procurement tricks will help you maximise savings - and this session shares the key top tips which will make your budget go further.

Take home points:
  • Top tips to help you choose the right sourcing strategy.
  • Learn how to motivate and condition suppliers to give you the best deal!
  • The key difference between price and cost and how it impacts on value.
  • How to identify non-value adding elements of your purchasing process.
This session is for:
All SBMs with responsibility for procurement and anybody with an interest in this – rather tricky - area of financial management.

Naomi’s career in purchasing and supply spans over 25 years in both the private and public sectors. Naomi previously worked for the Crown Commercial Service and NHS collaborative procurements hubs as the lead for indirect spend and professional services. Her consulting business coaches buyers in how to write tender strategies to gain best value and provides support to suppliers who want to bid for more government contracts.