ProcureCon Asia 2017

July 11-July 13, 2017

Amara Sanctuary, Singapore

65 6722 9455

Categories

The CIPS Supply Management Awards Asia feature 8 categories plus the overall winner.

The awards are divided into 5 team and 2 individual categories, covering the full breadth of the procurement field, from corporate responsibility through to people development and best supplier relationship.

Best Cross-Functional Teamwork project

Entries in this category should demonstrate how a procurement or supply chain management team has worked effectively with another team from the same organisation to achieve a mutual goal, for example, for an outsourcing or an offshoring project.

Best People Development Initiative

This category rewards training or development programmes that have substantially raised the understanding and/or skills of the procurement or supply chain management team, and helped to deliver real improvements in performance.

Best Supplier Relationship Management (can include CSR)

This category requires a joint entry by the purchaser and the supplier. In addition to the usual criteria, the entry should explain how the two organisations have worked together and what the benefits have been for both parties, for example capturing innovations, new product development etc, for mutual benefit.

Most Innovative Use of Technology

This category rewards procurement and supply chain teams that have used technology in an innovative way to improve performance or efficiency.

Best process improvement initiative

Entries in this category should focus on how procurement or supply management processes have been upgraded or changed, resulting in demonstrable improvements to business outcomes.

CIPS Procurement and Supply Chain Management Professional of the Year

Open to all procurement professionals, the entry should successfully demonstrate how the individual has made a significant contribution, both in terms of thinking and implementing a key strategic procurement or supply chain management initiative, within their organisation. The entry should be submitted through a 500-word statement and should demonstrate how the entrant has raised the profile of the profession in the Middle East during their career.

CIPS Young Procurement and Supply Chain Management Professional of the Year

This award is will be presented to the profession’s ‘one to watch’. Open to all procurement professionals aged 35 or under, the judges will look for evidence of achievement that is significant and beyond what is normally expected from managers of this age and experience. The entry should be submitted through a 500-word statement and should demonstrate how the entrant has proved themselves to be innovative and adaptable. The impact upon the organisation is more likely to be at an operational or functional rather than strategic level.

Overall Winner – CIPS Procurement and Supply Chain Team of the Year (not open for nomination)

An award will also be presented to the overall winner from the team categories at the Chair of Judges discretion.