Global Standard for Procurement and Supply

Current segment

Level: Professional

Theme: Position & Influence

Segment 1.6 Leading the Procurement and Supply function

Segment 1.6 Leading the Procurement and Supply function

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

The use of vision statements to improve procurement and supply chain management

Create and implement an appropriate vision for the organisation that promotes procurement and supply chain management both internally and with external stakeholders

The roles of a leader and the activities of leadership in the procurement and supply function

Demonstrate effective leadership skills with stakeholders by developing, communicating and promoting the purpose, values and vision of improved procurement and supply chain management across the organisation and with suppliers

How to assess the sources of power with internal and external stakeholders and why this is important

Steer the procurement and supply chain function through difficulties and challenges, recognising the sources of power with internal and external stakeholders and managing the impact on the organisation and its supply chains

Leadership behaviours and styles

Demonstrate leadership behaviours and styles that promote procurement and supply chain management both internally and with external stakeholders

The distinction between transformational and inspirational leadership skills

Steer the procurement and supply chain function by adopting appropriate leadership skills to promote procurement and supply chain management both internally and with stakeholders

Difficulties and challenges to the function from stakeholders

Promote the benefits of the procurement and supply chain function to stakeholders dealing with difficulties and challenges

Techniques for stakeholder mapping including primary, secondary and key stakeholder classifications

Evaluate stakeholders and develop plans to achieve effective procurement and supply chain management with stakeholders

The use of communication plans to enhance procurement and supply chain management

Create communication plans to achieve the buy in to the procurement plan by internal and external stakeholders

How to develop expenditure approval levels

Develop policy for procurement and supply expenditure approval levels

The impact of policy, legislative and regulatory requirements on the supply chain

Communicate and understanding of policy, legislative and regulatory requirements affecting the supply chain to stakeholders

The application of procedures and governance affecting procurement and supply chain management

Develop and implement relevant procedures and governance for effective procurement and supply chain management with stakeholders

Knowledge: Will know and understand

The use of vision statements to improve procurement and supply chain management

Capabilities: Will be able to

Create and implement an appropriate vision for the organisation that promotes procurement and supply chain management both internally and with external stakeholders

Knowledge: Will know and understand

The roles of a leader and the activities of leadership in the procurement and supply function

Capabilities: Will be able to

Demonstrate effective leadership skills with stakeholders by developing, communicating and promoting the purpose, values and vision of improved procurement and supply chain management across the organisation and with suppliers

Knowledge: Will know and understand

How to assess the sources of power with internal and external stakeholders and why this is important

Capabilities: Will be able to

Steer the procurement and supply chain function through difficulties and challenges, recognising the sources of power with internal and external stakeholders and managing the impact on the organisation and its supply chains

Knowledge: Will know and understand

Leadership behaviours and styles

Capabilities: Will be able to

Demonstrate leadership behaviours and styles that promote procurement and supply chain management both internally and with external stakeholders

Knowledge: Will know and understand

The distinction between transformational and inspirational leadership skills

Capabilities: Will be able to

Steer the procurement and supply chain function by adopting appropriate leadership skills to promote procurement and supply chain management both internally and with stakeholders

Knowledge: Will know and understand

Difficulties and challenges to the function from stakeholders

Capabilities: Will be able to
Promote the benefits of the procurement and supply chain function to stakeholders dealing with difficulties and challenges
Knowledge: Will know and understand

Techniques for stakeholder mapping including primary, secondary and key stakeholder classifications

Capabilities: Will be able to

Evaluate stakeholders and develop plans to achieve effective procurement and supply chain management with stakeholders

Knowledge: Will know and understand

The use of communication plans to enhance procurement and supply chain management

Capabilities: Will be able to

Create communication plans to achieve the buy in to the procurement plan by internal and external stakeholders

Knowledge: Will know and understand

How to develop expenditure approval levels

Capabilities: Will be able to

Develop policy for procurement and supply expenditure approval levels

Knowledge: Will know and understand

The impact of policy, legislative and regulatory requirements on the supply chain

Capabilities: Will be able to

Communicate and understanding of policy, legislative and regulatory requirements affecting the supply chain to stakeholders

Knowledge: Will know and understand

The application of procedures and governance affecting procurement and supply chain management

Capabilities: Will be able to

Develop and implement relevant procedures and governance for effective procurement and supply chain management with stakeholders

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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