Procurement Rising Star of the Year


Visit our 'How to Enter' page for our Items Checklist & Step-by-Step Guide. CLICK HERE.

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

This award recognises the individual (aged 30 or under on January 1st, 2024) who has made a significant contribution to their respective team over the past 12 months. As a future procurement leader, the ‘Rising Star’ will have demonstrated procurement excellence which differentiates them from their peer group.

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.

  • Procurement Excellence: Demonstrate an outstanding performance in procurement practices, including strategic sourcing, contract management, and supplier relationship management.
  • Innovation: Outline how you introduce innovative ideas or approaches that lead to cost savings, process improvements, or increased efficiency within the procurement function.
  • Leadership: Provide an outline how you displayed a strong leadership quality such as integrity, collaboration, and the ability to motivate others, indicating potential to become a future leader in procurement.
  • Adaptability: Demonstrate how you adapt quickly to changing business environments, demonstrating flexibility and resilience in overcoming challenges within the procurement field
  • Team Contribution: Provide an outline of a how you contributed significantly to the success of the procurement team, showing a willingness to collaborate and support team members to achieve common goals.
  • Supporting facts & statements: Include any other facts or statements that you feel are relevant to support your entry.