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COVID-19 Crisis Response Award

COVID-19 Crisis Response Award

Over the past year, procurement leaders and their teams have rapidly had to shift to build new capabilities and ways of working that deliver continued value to customers, partners and shareholders.


This award will recognise and reward the most effective and outstanding initiatives created/developed by a procurement team in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Judges would like to see clear examples of innovation and excellence, particularly in relation to supply chain and risk management.


Entry is by a 5 A4 page submission; the judges will be looking for clear information backed up by facts that pays particular attention to the criteria listed below.


  • Challenges faced: Please briefly outline the implications of COVID-19 on your operations and supply chains.

  • Initiatives: Please describe the initiatives taken by your procurement team during this period to strengthen your supply chains and procurement function, and why you think they were exceptional.

  • Risk mitigation: Describe how you managed and mitigated risk in your supply chain in an effective way.

  • Innovation: Please include details of any unique efforts or processes arising out of the current COVID-19 pandemic that have been deployed.

  • Outcomes & Results: Summarise the outcomes of these efforts. Please also elaborate on how your efforts will help to future-proof your business.

  • Include any other facts or statements that you feel are relevant to support the entry.

  1. Visit our 'HOW TO ENTER' page for our Items Checklist & Step-by-Step Guide.

  2. Once you have created your PDF submission and you have all items in the Items Checklist, submit your entry via the Online Entry Form below.

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