Global Standard for Procurement and Supply

Current segment

Level: Operational

Theme: Position & Influence

Segment 1.3 Advising Stakeholders on the Role of Procurement and Supply

Segment 1.3 Advising Stakeholders on the Role of Procurement and Supply

Knowledge: Will know and understand Capabilities: Will be able to

The inputs that internal and external stakeholders can make in procurement and supply

Research, assess and prioritise stakeholders' requirements to ensure value for money outcome and risk assured solutions are achieved

The conflicts of interest that can exist in the work of procurement and supply and how to deal with them

Deal effectively with conflict that may arise with stakeholders to ensure the objectives of procurement and supply are prioritised

The use of documented policies and procedures for the work of procurement and supply, including:

  • The responsibilities for procurement
  • Regulations relating to competition
  • Levels of delegated authority
  • Responsibilities for the stages of the sourcing process
  • Invoice clearance and payment

Advise stakeholders on the interpretation of procedures for procurement and supply

Procedures for the separation and segregation of duties

Advise internal stakeholders of the procedures that apply to the separation and segregation of duties in performing roles in procurement to prevent fraud and error

The use of codes of ethics in procurement and supply

Monitor the work of internal stakeholders to ensure that the codes of ethics in procurement and supply are upheld

Comparisons of centralised, devolved and hybrid structures for carrying out procurement and supply activities

Explain to colleagues and other internal stakeholders the different structures that can be adopted for procurement and supply activities while recognising their strengths and weaknesses

The use and purposes of financial budgets that impact on procurement and supply

Advise internal stakeholders on procurement and supply issues that impact on the creation and management of financial budgets

Knowledge: Will know and understand

The inputs that internal and external stakeholders can make in procurement and supply

Capabilities: Will be able to

Research, assess and prioritise stakeholders' requirements to ensure value for money outcome and risk assured solutions are achieved

Knowledge: Will know and understand

The conflicts of interest that can exist in the work of procurement and supply and how to deal with them

Capabilities: Will be able to

Deal effectively with conflict that may arise with stakeholders to ensure the objectives of procurement and supply are prioritised

Knowledge: Will know and understand

The use of documented policies and procedures for the work of procurement and supply, including:

  • The responsibilities for procurement
  • Regulations relating to competition
  • Levels of delegated authority
  • Responsibilities for the stages of the sourcing process
  • Invoice clearance and payment
Capabilities: Will be able to

Advise stakeholders on the interpretation of procedures for procurement and supply

Knowledge: Will know and understand

Procedures for the separation and segregation of duties

Capabilities: Will be able to

Advise internal stakeholders of the procedures that apply to the separation and segregation of duties in performing roles in procurement to prevent fraud and error

Knowledge: Will know and understand

The use of codes of ethics in procurement and supply

Capabilities: Will be able to

Monitor the work of internal stakeholders to ensure that the codes of ethics in procurement and supply are upheld

Knowledge: Will know and understand

Comparisons of centralised, devolved and hybrid structures for carrying out procurement and supply activities

Capabilities: Will be able to

Explain to colleagues and other internal stakeholders the different structures that can be adopted for procurement and supply activities while recognising their strengths and weaknesses

Knowledge: Will know and understand

The use and purposes of financial budgets that impact on procurement and supply

Capabilities: Will be able to

Advise internal stakeholders on procurement and supply issues that impact on the creation and management of financial budgets

This segment was last updated on: 3rd April 2017

The Global Standard for Procurement and Supply structure

Released in 2014 the Standard is a competency framework of procurement and supply skills, knowledge and capabilities that can be used by individuals and organisations to identity training and professional development needs at varying levels of competency.

The Global Standard for Procurement and Supply structure
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