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Procurement and Supply Management

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Under the supervision of the Sr. Programme Coordinator, PMU, the PSM specialist will work with partners, government counterparts, LFA and GFATM to ensure the implementation of the supply plan for the procurement of TB and malaria commodities as well as the monitoring of related activities and budget. Key Expected Results You wil provide overall management of the PSM related activities, as follows: -Support and UNICEF country office and local counterpart in the development, implementation and monitoring of the procurement and distribution plans. -Ensure adequate quantification process and results at different level of the ...
Longitudinally the region is located between 310 45' and 340 10' east of Greenwich. Regions bordering the Mwanza Region are Kagera to the west, Shinyanga to the south and southeast. The northeast borders the Serengeti and Mara Region. The northern part of Mwanza is surrounded by Lake Victoria which separates the region from the neighbouring countries of Uganda and Kenya . The Mwanza Region is relatively small and occupies merely 2.3% of the total land area of the Tanzania mainland. It belongs to the ethnic region Basukuma [English: Sukumaland ]. According to a 2002 census , the population was 476,646, making Mwanza the ...
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
Meet me in…. Chicago… and San Francisco… « CPO RISING – THE SITE ...
To start, it is ‘events season’ for many of the solution providers in the supply management space and I will be taking to the road several times next month in support of a few companies and their events. Secondly, but not necessarily secondarily, I plan to ’soft-launch’ my new firm in May… more on that later. Today, two dates. I am partnering with Aberdeen Group to host two Regional Procurement Leadership Summits geared to the CPO and focused on supply management and category strategies, including strategic meetings, a category worth investigating and then sourcing. The two events are sponsored by StarCite . Here’s ... market research, surveys and trends
Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) Job Vacancies | Kenyan ...
The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) is a corporate body established under the Statistics Act [2006]. It is the principal Government agency responsible for the collection, compilation, analysis, publication and dissemination of official statistics. As a leader in the collection of official statistical information and its custody, it also oversees the coordination, supervision and development of programmes within the National Statistical System. The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals with excellent credentials to fill the following positions: 1. ... market research, surveys and trends

SURVEY RESULTS FOR
PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY MANAGEMENT

SDCExec.com - Article - Running the Numbers
According to the results, supply management executives' top priorities for the next 36 months include traditional concerns such as improving supplier development and collaboration, as well as transitioning to a centralized or center-led procurement organization. However, globalization is having a visible impact on procurement's plans for the next few years, as locating, developing and managing suppliers in low-cost regions ranks among the top five priorities through 2010. In fact, according to the survey, respondents expect to increase their portion of total spend with foreign suppliers by 46 percent over the next ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Institute for Supply Management - Silicon Valley
IBM's Research and IBM Global Business Services created the Carbon Tradeoff Modeler, a tool that recommends best practices to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by analyzing packaging options, alternative operational processes, alternative transportation modes and energy sources, inventory policies, and sourcing policies. The tool can also quantify the tradeoffs between CO2 emissions reductions and other supply chain metrics including inventory levels and on-time delivery. "To achieve a carbon efficient supply chain, companies need to assess the CO2 emissions impact of their end-to-end operations," said Sanjeev ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
RELATED NEWS
MedAssets and Prodigo Solutions to Improve Efficiency, Contract Compliance in ...
ATLANTA & PITTSBURGH, Aug 24, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- To improve efficiency and contract compliance for hospitals and other health care providers, Prodigo Solutions LLC today announced an exclusive agreement with MedAssets to offer its customers Prodigo's electronic-procurement marketplace solutions. The technology allows buyers of health care supplies to connect through a single online portal to multiple, disparate data systems for ordering everything from replacement knees to office furniture. At the same time, suppliers manage the online catalogs, freeing health care ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Lawson Software Introduces Cloud-Based ERP Disaster Recovery for Lawson ...
today introduced Lawson Disaster Recovery, a cloud-based disaster recovery service designed to help Lawson customers achieve business continuity within hours of a technology-related disaster. The new Lawson service can help organizations resume their most critical business processes, including payroll, finance, accounts receivable/payable, inventory management, and procurement, within 12 hours. The new Lawson offering is now generally available to Lawson S3 customers operating on a Microsoft Windows environment. Lawson Disaster Recovery is delivered via Lawson Cloud ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

Guide to Writing the Procurement and Supply Management Plan
7 the focus of this section is only for services related to procurement and supply management (e.g. consultants to strengthen PSM). ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
PDF - Procurement and Supply Management Workshop:
participated in a Procurement and Supply Management (PSM) workshop in Accra ... Procurement and Supply Management Workshop. Submitted to the U.S. Agency ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
SCM | Procurement: The New Purchasing and Supply Management Workplace
Movement of purchasing professionals between organizations often results in compensation discrepancies as new hires arrive with higher pay and benefits. The need to elevate the level of purchasing professional often results in “buying” talent in the open market at a premium price. New employees are increasingly demanding to work from home or remote sites, presenting communication, coordination, and organizational challenges. Professionals from other functional groups will increasingly accepting assignments in procurement.  These professionals often arrive from groups that historically pay more than procurement, ...
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Purchasing: Fair and Reasonable Price, procurement departments ...
I work for Unisys Corporation in our Globabl Procurement department.  I have been tasked with benchmarking some of our procurement functions to those of other procurement departments.  One of the areas that comes up quite often is regarding the justification of the pricing we receive from 3rd party suppliers when we are looking to resell that product or service.  The question is, how do you determine that the price you received from your supplier is fair and reasonable? Answer Mike,  Sorry I am late getting back with you.  I've been out of pocket.   I must assume that you are talking about ...
APICS/CPIM - Do you believe obtaining your certification helped ...
I have started researching the APICS/CPIM. It seems to be an extensive certification program requiring a lot of study material/time and multiple tests. Before I jump in and commit I would like to know if those of you who obtained the certification believe it was an enhancement to their skills/experience. posted May 17, 2008 in Supply Chain Management , Exporting/Importing | Closed Share This Supply Chain Solutions, Manufacturing Representative of Manufacturing Services see all my answers Best Answers in: Exporting/Importing (1), Offshoring and Outsourcing (1), Manufacturing (1), Supply Chain Management (1) This was selected as ...