Defining Procurement Success


Start Date: 03 Oct 2017

Start Time: 6:00 PM

End Time: 8:00 PM

Duration: 2 hours

Capacity: 60

Venue: Leeds Beckett University, Rosebowl Building, Portland Crescent, Leeds, LS1 3HB › View map

Admission price: Free

Event Capacity: Full

The Webster's dictionary defines success in a fairly straight forward way – an accomplishment, or meeting of an aim or objective.

Success in the procurement field, however, is a more nebulous concept. Perhaps that’s because procurement’s objectives aren’t usually clearly defined. Or perhaps, more accurately, it’s because procurement’s objectives are defined quite differently by its practitioners and the business leaders they serve.

Regardless of the sector in which you work this event will be of interest, being clear about what you want, regardless of whether equipment or service, is key to business success. This event will provide the opportunity to explore with experts in the field of procurement.

Join CMI NEYH, CIBSE Yorkshire and Proxima for a discussion on procurement trends and how enlightened organisations are unlocking the hidden potential within their suppliers.




 Registration and refreshments


 Presentation with Andy Williamson & Lex Henderson, Proxima - followed by Q & A




 Event concludes


Andy Williamson

Andy Williamson

Andy is the Category Director for Property and FM services based from the Leeds Office, with over 30 years’ of experience as a commercial procurement practitioner working within the Construction, Defence, Education, Financial Services, Healthcare, Infrastructure, Leisure and Retail sectors. He is responsible for the Property, MRO and FM delivery team within Proxima, supporting Clients property programme activities both nationally and internationally covering 126 million square feet and 11,000 properties.

Lex Henderson

Lex Henderson

Lex is a Procurement Specialist for Property and FM services based from the Leeds Office. Specialising in property, construction and facility management procurement, Lex has a broad spectrum of experience gained over 15 years’ experience within the Distribution, Financial Services, Healthcare, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Leisure, Public and Retail sectors. Before joining Proxima Lex worked for a major multi-national retailer across a wide variety of indirect spend categories and sectors.


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