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The Value Chain service line is managed by Kurt Parker is a seasoned Procurement & Supply Chain Advisor with over 20 years’ experience in both the Public and Private sector. His background also includes Finance, IT, Sales and Commercial, Project Management, Business Process, Supply Chain & Logistics and Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD).

The Value Chain service line includes the following services:

  • Supply Chain
  • Procurement
  • Warehousing, Logistics and Distribution

Kurt enjoys solving complex problems and is passionate about process efficiency and cost saving initiatives.

Some of the key benefits of working with Kurt and his team:

  1. Procurement Assessment: we will assess your Procurement operation to understand it’s maturity level. He will look at it from a Strategic, Tactical, Operational, Risk, People, Spend and Technology perspective, and guide you and your team on the path towards a world class Procurement Operation that will attract the brightest minds in this space.
  2. Procurement Governance: Kurt has led the start up of both Finance and Procurement departments from scratch. He has worked with Risk and Legal departments to implement : Delegation of Authority (DOA), Procurement Mandates, Procurement Policy and Procurement Process and Standard Procurement Legal templates. He has also installed Procurement Committees at multiple clients.
  3. Execution of Procurement Projects: Kurt has vast experience in managing projects and change management. He works to bring People, Process and Technology together to execute on Procurement strategies.
  4. Soft Skills: Due to the various stakeholders both internally and externally, Procurement teams need to have high levels of emotional intelligence. Kurt will work with your team to develop and understanding of how to get the Business to include Procurement in its planning conversations to ensure security of supply.
  5. Enterprise and Supplier Development: As a Procurement Professional, an Entrepreneur as well as an experienced ESD consultant, Kurt is well placed to close the gap between CSI and Procurement as he has been on all sides and understands the alignment mechanisms that create meaningful initiatives as opposed to ‘tick box’ exercises. He believes that CSI must produce ROI in order for it to be effective.

For more information, contact Bashir Khan for any assistance: 

bashir@thegrowthsmiths.com

 

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