Global Standard for Procurement and Supply

Current segment

Level: Professional

Theme: Delivering Outcomes

Segment 7.7 Achieving Supply Chain Improvements

Segment 7.7 Achieving Supply Chain Improvements

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

Achieving total quality approaches with the supply chain

Implement total quality approaches with suppliers to improve the cost, quality or delivery of purchased goods or services

The use of statistical analysis in developing quality of supplies

Improve the cost, quality or delivery of purchased goods and services through the implementation of statistical methods of analysis

Achieving Just in Time approaches to inventory management

Reduce inventories or work in progress through the implementation of Just in Time methods with the organisations supply chain

Achieving lean thinking and lean supply with the supply chain

Reduce cost, time to market, inventories or work in progress through the implementation of lean thinking and lean supply with the supply chain

The use of benchmarking in supply chains

Research and create benchmarks of processes or performance of the organisation’s supply chain

The use of business process re-engineering in supply chains

Demonstrate added value solutions through the implementation of methods of business process re-engineering

Achieving sustainability in procurement and supply

Demonstrate improved aspects of sustainability through the implementation of standards, processes or other actions with suppliers

Supplier relationship management and the use of improvement plans

Develop supplier relationship management processes with colleagues and key stakeholders and ensure improvement plans are initiated and investigated for the effective delivery of purchased goods or services

Inputs from stakeholders which affect the procurement and supply process

Seek and assess feedback from stakeholders to monitor the success of procurement and supply activity

Knowledge: Will know and understand

Achieving total quality approaches with the supply chain

Capabilities: Will be able to

Implement total quality approaches with suppliers to improve the cost, quality or delivery of purchased goods or services

Knowledge: Will know and understand

The use of statistical analysis in developing quality of supplies

Capabilities: Will be able to

Improve the cost, quality or delivery of purchased goods and services through the implementation of statistical methods of analysis

Knowledge: Will know and understand

Achieving Just in Time approaches to inventory management

Capabilities: Will be able to

Reduce inventories or work in progress through the implementation of Just in Time methods with the organisations supply chain

Knowledge: Will know and understand

Achieving lean thinking and lean supply with the supply chain

Capabilities: Will be able to

Reduce cost, time to market, inventories or work in progress through the implementation of lean thinking and lean supply with the supply chain

Knowledge: Will know and understand

The use of benchmarking in supply chains

Capabilities: Will be able to

Research and create benchmarks of processes or performance of the organisation’s supply chain

Knowledge: Will know and understand

The use of business process re-engineering in supply chains

Capabilities: Will be able to

Demonstrate added value solutions through the implementation of methods of business process re-engineering

Knowledge: Will know and understand

Achieving sustainability in procurement and supply

Capabilities: Will be able to

Demonstrate improved aspects of sustainability through the implementation of standards, processes or other actions with suppliers

Knowledge: Will know and understand

Supplier relationship management and the use of improvement plans

Capabilities: Will be able to

Develop supplier relationship management processes with colleagues and key stakeholders and ensure improvement plans are initiated and investigated for the effective delivery of purchased goods or services

Knowledge: Will know and understand

Inputs from stakeholders which affect the procurement and supply process

Capabilities: Will be able to

Seek and assess feedback from stakeholders to monitor the success of procurement and supply activity

This segment was last updated on: 4th 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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