We continue a series of round tables where procurement PROs from United Kingdom and Ukraine will share their best practices. Let's see how leaders apply similar (or not?!) procurement tools and solutions in the countries with different economies: Mature Economy vs. Emerging Market Economy.
The workshops will be conducted in English & Russian with translation
1. Savings are not the only value that procurement can bring.
2. What should procurement and business do after covid time when markets are growing and we see shortage of some materials and resources?
3. What Is the difference in bringing value between public and commercial procurement?
Who should attend
Category and vendor managers
Heads and Directors and CPOs of functions
Everybody in procurement who wants to develop skills and to get knowledge
Meet Our Speakers
Jonny Michael BSc, ACA (UK)
CEO of JMCL Consulting, Chartered Accountant
In 1993 Jonny established JMCL Consulting operating initially in Outsourcing and then from 1996 in Procurement. Jonny has developed an enlightened Procurement approach which combines a rigorous attention to detail from a financial perspective, with imaginative thinking and creative problem-solving in Procurement. Jonny ensures focus on delivering cost savings with longer-term strategic planning.
Jonny has led a majority of Procurement and Cost Reduction projects across sectors, companies and geographies, from Global businesses, through Listed and Private Equity to incubator/start-ups to the Public Sector.
Oleksandra Shekhovtsova (Ukraine)
Procurement Director at Raiffeisen Bank
12+ yrs of experience in commercial procurement in international companies Currently Olexandra leads the team of 40, they cover the full functionality "from demand to payment", including analazing the Bank needs, handling tender procedures, concluding and administering contracts with suppliers.
Malcolm Smith FCIPS (UK)
Associate Director of JMCL Consulting
Made procurement career in Glaxo, Rhone Poulenc Rorer, in Aventis Pharma Malcolm broke a third-party technology monopoly and reduced costs by 26% and lead time by 80%. He delivered a 33% cost reduction on printed cartons by consolidation of 18 suppliers to 2. The trick here was to break embedded localised sourcing across 12 manufacturing plants and get them acting as one.
A recent assignment for the largest UK estate agent, whilst addressing the Marketing spend, Malcolm & the team achieved over 30% cost reduction without changing supplier, using a complex approach to destabilise an entrenched photography supplier.
Why you should visit this free virtual round table:
Real successes & real mistakes
Commercial sector and public procurement.
Direct Q&A session you can clarify everything you want to know about procurement savings
- Who Made This Happen - Moderators -
Debbie Sorrell, BSC FCIPS (UK)
Associate Partner at Procurement Central Commercial Assessor at Cabinet Office