Call for Fellowship Nomination at The Procurement Best Practice Academy
August 2014 – 01 November 2014
The Procurement Best Practice Academy at University of South Wales is delighted to announce the nomination for the Fellowship to be awarded at our annual event in November 2014. The Procurement Best Practice Academy (PBPA) at University of South Wales works in partnership with procurement professionals and the academic community to identify develop and disseminate best practice in procurement and supply chain management. Some of its aims include developing a community of practice through its membership, delivering high quality research, consultancy and training and fostering applied research – plus a lot more. The fellowship is the highest level of Membership. Fellowships are awarded to individuals who have made a significant contribution to procurement practice and who continue to lead and inspire others. We are now seeking suggestions for this year’s fellowships and would welcome your nominations.
The University has had a long and distinguished history of research, training and education in Procurement and Supply Chain Management and is one of the largest CIPS Centres of Excellence in the UK. The creation of The Procurement Best Practice Academy signals the beginning of a new and exciting era, bringing together academics and practitioners to identify, develop, disseminate and celebrate best practice locally, nationally and internationally. We have the support of the University, professional bodies and the business community. We hope that you will join us to raise the profile of Procurement and Supply Chain Management and to demonstrate how best practice can contribute to competitive advantage.
Fellows must be able to demonstrate an outstanding contribution to knowledge and/or practice and will be recognized as an innovator, leader or motivator in his/her field. Each fellowship will have a unique citation.
Fellows can nominate themselves or may be nominated by others. There will be an annual call for nominations for Fellowship. All Applications for Fellowship will be considered by a panel consisting of 2 members of the PBPA Team, 2 members of the Steering Group and 2 existing Fellows.
To nominate the fellow please contact the PBPA Team for further information via;
Tel: +44(0) 1443 482673.
We welcome applications for membership from procurement and supply chain management professionals in all sectors and industries. The more diverse the membership of the Academy, the richer the exchange of information and expertise.
There is no fee for joining The Procurement Best Practice Academy.
The PBPA has three levels of membership.
To qualify for Associate Membership of the PBPA applicants will need to demonstrate that they are
Members must meet the criteria for Associate Membership AND be able to demonstrate a commitment to best practice and /or a measurable impact on performance through practice, research or consultancy.
All applications for Associate Membership (based on experience) and for membership will be considered by a panel consisting of 2 members of the PBPA Team, 2 members of Steering Group and 2 existing members of the Academy.
Fellows must be able to demonstrate an outstanding contribution to knowledge and/or practice and will be recognised as an innovator, leader or motivator in his/her field. Each fellowship will have a unique citation.
Fellow can nominate themselves or may be nominated by others. There will be an annual call for nominations for Fellowship. All applications for Fellowship will be considered by a panel consisting of 2 members of the PBPA Team, 2 members of the Steering Group and 2 existing Fellows.
To join the Academy please go to: www.southwales.ac.uk/procurement-academy
Jane Hutt AM
Minister for Finance, Welsh Goverment
“In recognition of her support for the advancement of best practice procurement in the public sector in Wales and her commitment to promoting and developing the profession through the Home Grown Talent project.”
“In recognition of his contribution to innovation in NHS Procurement in a careers spanning over 50 years, and his commitment to the encouragement of new talent in the procurement profession”
Head of Commissioning and Procurement Cardiff Council
“In recognition of his pioneering work in the implementation of Category Management in the public sector and his ability to raise the profile of Procurement within Local Government.”
MCIPS Service Director for Procurement Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council
“In recognition of his innovative work in collaborative procurement in local government and his continuing commitment to the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply in South Wales.”
Deputy Director – Procurement Services, NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership
“In recognition of her contribution to leadership in NHS procurement and her outstanding work as a role model and mentor for young professionals in the field.”
Head of Procurement Europe Middle East and Africa Citi Group, London
“In recognition of her outstanding work as a practitioner in the public and the private sectors, her contribution to procurement research and her dedicated service to the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply.”
NWSSP Procurement Head Service
“In recognition of his committment to collaborative procurement and best practice in the leadership and management of change within the NHS”.
Head of ESF Programme, Value Wales, Welsh Government
“In recognition of his contribution to the development of procurement policy, the creation of the award winning best practice approach to Community Benefits in Wales and his commitment to working with the academic community in Wales through the Creative Procurement Forum and the Procurement Best Practice Academy.”
Head of Supply Management, Cassidian, Cyber Security
“In recognition of his contribution to innovation in procurement and supply chain management in the automotive, aerospace and defence sectors and his collaboration with the academic community in the furtherance of excellence in practice.”
Director of the Procurement Best Practice Academy and Senior Lecture
“In recognition of her contribution to the leadership of higher education procurement teaching and her outstanding work as a role model and mentor for young professionals in the field.”
Director of Procurement, Global – London
“In recognition of his leadership in a dynamic procurement organisation that exemplifies internationally recognised best practice and nurtures and develops young talent in Wales.”
“In recognition of his contribution to the reshaping of public sector procurement in Scotland and Wales and his continued support, advice and guidance to practitioners across the UK.”
“In recognition of her exceptional leadership at Value Wales through a period of considerable challenge and change, and her innovative approaches to policy development and implementation.”