Best Procurement Collaboration Project of the Year


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This category recognises a team that has successfully worked with either another function from the same organisation to deliver a successful project or initiative in procurement, including any other function of the supply chain, or, the collaborative efforts of a team with another external organisation that has led to a best-in-class procurement solution, operation or process. The award is presented based on how collaboration has successfully influenced the outcome. The project or initiative must have been executed or ongoing over the past 12 months. The entry can be submitted by any of the involved parties if you have their permission to do so.

Entry is by a 5-page A4 PDF submission; the judges will be looking for a clear plan and evidence that it is delivering on core objectives, paying attention to the criteria listed below.

  • Background: Please provide a brief background of the departments or organisations involved, the procurement project or initiative collaborated on, key team members including skills and expertise and the project budget and timeline.
  • Collaboration: Outline how collaboration was successfully embedded into the procurement challenge, including details of initiative, leadership and creativity shown by team members
  • Execution & Challenges: Describe how the brief was fulfilled using a clear execution plan, detailing key milestones and high level actions, and including any challenges faced and how the team worked together to overcome them.
  • Outcomes & Results: Summarise the outcomes of the project, detailing how collaboration successfully influenced the outcome.
  • Other Facts or Statements: Include any other facts or statements that you feel are relevant to support the entry.