Looking for a procurement leader for your supply management operations?
There's no doubt it takes a certain caliber of talent to lead an procurement organization with strategic direction and motivation for action. Finding procurement talent is no easy feat. The first step on the path to recruiting your interim CPO or procurement leadership team is to first define what leadership looks like for your supply management operation.
Based on our decades of working with top tier procurement leaders and helping companies find and place top supply management talent within their organization, we've identified 5 intrinsic qualities that set top talent apart. These certainly aren't the only considerations to keep in mind when you're assessing the right procurement leader, but they should help you identify some of the intrinsic traits that set apart successful leaders.