Procurecon Canada 2020

04 - 05 May, 2020

Marriott Downtown at CF Toronto Eaton Centre

Jud Kenney, Head of Procurement & Supply Chain, Americas at Bombardier

Jud Kenney


Head of Procurement & Supply Chain, Americas
Bombardier

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Day 2: May 5, 2020 Setting Your Procurement Function Up For Success

Tuesday, January 1st, 2019


11:10 AM Presentation: Determine The Degree Of Centralization Best For Your Needs

Especially when dealing with very technical supplies, business teams may argue that they have more direct knowledge of products and should be able to close deals themselves; in their view, procurement is too focused on dollar amounts and not on product specifications.   Suppliers may offer incentives directly to business teams – and if procurement hasn’t already established relationships, they may get completely skipped.  
  
•Organize vendor management that works best from your level of centralization
•Convey to business teams that their own negotiations may leave value on the table or add exposure to risk
•Influence sourcing strategy before the contracting stage in order to not give up on any leverage

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