Take your Performance to Another Level

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CIPS Procurement Excellence Programme is an independent assessment of your procurement function:

Globally recognised award

Globally recognised award

Demonstrate how well your function is performing.

Keep improving

Keep improving

Supports you to keep rising to new challenges and keep on driving improvement.

Builds competitive edge

Builds competitive edge

Builds competitive edge and drives world-class service delivery.

Build procurement's role

Build procurement's role

Build procurement's role to become fundamental to your organisation's strategic operations.

Maximise control

Maximise control

Helps you to maximise procurement recognition, control and influence.

Attract talent

Attract talent

and develop staff by offering a formal pathway for career progression.

Build morale

Build morale

Engages and empowers your team, building morale.

Join the register

Join the register

Be seen on the list of organisations that hold a Procurement Excellence Programme award.

Become world class

View the register

Take a look at the full list organisations that have gained a Procurement Excellence Programme Award.

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Find out more

Download the product sheet to find out more.

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Find an assessor

All CIPS assessors are highly experienced procurement professionals.

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Interested in CIPS Procurement Excellence Programme at your organisation? Take the free healthcheck:

How does the programme work?

Meet your assessor

Meet your assessor

You will be assigned your own CIPS assessor; a highly experienced procurement professional who will personally guide you through the process.

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Collect evidence

Collect evidence

Assessors support you to collate evidence demonstrating performance against five dimensions of our worldclass standards, common to every business.

Gain an award

Gain an award

This evidence is submitted to the CIPS Awarding Body to verify the level that has been achieved. Success leads to an award valid for two years.

Standard to Advanced

Standard to Advanced

The Programme is split into levels - Standard is about 'what' you do and Advanced is about 'how well' you do it.

360° perceptions survey

360° perceptions survey

At Advanced level, a survey is also carried out with key stakeholders and peers to help you understand and focus on what matters to them.

Keep improving

Keep improving

Reviewing procurement and supplier management procedures in targeted detail will highlight where improvements and efficiencies can be made.

Become an influencer

Become an influencer

It will encourage you to question what you do and how you do it, ensuring procurement becomes an essential value driver and organisational influencer.

Over 300 organisations globally have worked with CIPS to achieve a Procurement Excellence Award:

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