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MCIPS Chartered Status Level 6 Qualified Procurement Professional. My views only. #ProcurementHour

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♻️We are now in the top 4% for our recycling rates. Well done MK ♻️
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When your twins sleep from 7-6:30 for one and 11-6:30 the other
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@procurepunk Getting the team and our clients to think outside the box and be innovative in the procurement process and requirement.
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Thank you to all our @mkcouncil colleagues and wonderful partners for all the hard work that went into 2019.
Retweeted by Mark CulleyIt’s been a bit of a mad few weeks with all sorts going on, thanks to various different people, family, work, NHS a…
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@procurepunk @sidnbern #JFT96Missing a trick here today at the Procurement Expo, need some business cards for #ProcurementHour to spread the wordLectures and networking today
@procurepunk part of my presentation at the framework launch today, I spoke to the suppliers where I think procurement could… proud of this this project, a long time coming, a huge procurement and an excellent outcome, supported by ex…
@procurepunk If the MCIPS is essential in the job spec then it’s kinda a given, for me though, I’d happily employ s… @jobartonnhs Yep @procurepunk Or just mega sesh?I’m in the early stages of planning an engaging Procurement open forum for staff, not death by PowerPoint but open… @procurepunk @Kershaw_MCIPS Nice one Mr Punk, defo one for the next discussion
@procurepunk Well this is awkward.
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Twin Dad life has taken over tonight all, will leave you all in the capable hands of those in #ProcurementHour hop… @thechris_ward Don’t forget to include the # in your replies Chris, 👌🏻Evening all and welcome to #ProcurementHour on 14th Nov. @TimYoungMCIPS asks Q1. What are the procurement skills mo…
Retweeted by Mark Culley @TownsendTeddy @Kershaw_MCIPS @deltaprocure @supplymgmt @CIPSevents Just use the search function using the… is Here. How is everyone doing today? starts at 8pm (UK). We're keen to ensure it works for all users - procurement, commercial, suppl…
Retweeted by Mark Culley#ProcurementHour dropping soon. See you at 20:00. my network, does anyone have suggestions of Contract Management software providers, specifically with a focus on… @ProcurementHour Hi there, I was wondering if you could follow me back so I can DM you. thanks.
@Kershaw_MCIPS @deltaprocure @supplymgmt @CIPSevents @AndrewW58153657Next #ProcurementHour is Thursday 14th November at 8pm. Who’s joining @deltaprocure @supplymgmt @CIPSevents Remembe…
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@LaurieWylie Always Appreciate that Mr W! @procurepunk It’s exactly these kind of barriers that we have to break, smash through, content has never been offen… Years ago my first boss said he was putting me on a procurement course,I said yes and then googled it. Today it’… involved in planning the topics for #ProcurementHour @cipsnews @CIPSBirmingham @CIPS_SA @CIPSMENA
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@onedaymyson @Horacestrong @Horacestrong home from the CBC event in London, took this Beauty on route today
@noursidawi Memories
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@easternshires See you there 👍🏻 @procurepunk This was to the comment enjoy by the way 😉 @procurepunk
@GeorginaMarath Although #ProcurementHour is monthly it often carries on at least a week after so always good for e…
Retweeted by Mark Culley @jobartonnhs Thanks for joining us Joanne @jobartonnhs @ianmakgill We recently held a B2B event with large suppliers and SMEs to get them talking and becomin… @noursidawi @MCulleyMCIPS 23% of tenders in UK get only 1 bid, making contracts SME friendlier isn’t just about fluffy stuff, i…
Retweeted by Mark CulleyAnd So another #ProcurementHour has come and gone, thanks to everyone for tweeting, retweeting and joining the fun,… @steveparks @Kershaw_MCIPS @noursidawi @MCulleyMCIPS Q5 surely even when a driver is innovation we still need to seek to demonstrate value for our £, espe…
Retweeted by Mark Culley @procurepunk this #ProcurementHour equal split, so @noursidawi wins #ProcurementHour @procurepunk @noursidawi @GeorginaMarath @Kershaw_MCIPS @deltaprocure Oooohhh yyeeaahhhh @jobartonnhs I think that’s a really interesting point about shorter contracts #ProcurementHour @noursidawi @GeorginaMarath @Kershaw_MCIPS @deltaprocure And we use GIFS @noursidawi @MCulleyMCIPS The world changes too quickly these days. Shorter with multiple extensions and break clauses.
Retweeted by Mark Culley @GeorginaMarath Thanks Georgina, we are here regularly and have interaction with so many different people,… If Procurement is looking to innovate is M.E.A.T still applicable? Q5 @MCulleyMCIPS Choose the construct that is most suitable for the environment, value, complexity and risk associated…
Retweeted by Mark Culley#ProcurementHour a new poll with your options 😄#ProcurementHour @prateekbuch @MCulleyMCIPS @Kershaw_MCIPS It's particularly acute with procurement. [Effective] Procurement as a Se…
Retweeted by Mark Culley @onedaymyson @MCulleyMCIPS @prateekbuch @Kershaw_MCIPS Always find a friendly Commercial person to go on the journey with you! 🙃
Retweeted by Mark Culley @MCulleyMCIPS @prateekbuch @Kershaw_MCIPS I'd even go as far as saying, be equitable in treatment and lower the barriers for participation.
Retweeted by Mark Culley#ProcurementHour Q4 is quite straight forward and it’s a poll. Scenarios is a 10 year contract, preference for @MCulleyMCIPS @noursidawi @prateekbuch @Kershaw_MCIPS Understanding your own bodies contract guidelines, the cultur…
Retweeted by Mark Culley @MCulleyMCIPS @prateekbuch @Kershaw_MCIPS This is helpful to help get you started:
Retweeted by Mark Culley#ProcurementHour Q2 @noursidawi @prateekbuch @Kershaw_MCIPS It’s always key to remember the core basics of government procurement, be f… @MCulleyMCIPS @Kershaw_MCIPS @noursidawi Q1 #procurementHour there are times I feel like everyday is a horror stor…
Retweeted by Mark Culley @prateekbuch @noursidawi @Kershaw_MCIPS Ok then people of #ProcurementHour, what advice would you give Prateek on n… @MCulleyMCIPS @DefenceHQ The tricky part is getting Commercial professionals to take practical action. We've got to…
Retweeted by Mark Culley @prateekbuch @noursidawi @Kershaw_MCIPS Perhaps we can turn this into Q3 so everyone can help out. #ProcurementHour @prateekbuch @noursidawi @Kershaw_MCIPS Hi Prateek, do you mean from the purchasing or supplier side? #ProcurementHour @procurepunk And I think that’s why it has to be about the other ways of working with SMEs, it’s about more than ju… @MCulleyMCIPS @procurepunk Missed opportunity. Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises are the bedrock of this country.…
Retweeted by Mark Culley @noursidawi @DefenceHQ Great to see this Nour, I think the biggest issue that isn’t always aware is about the “posi… @MCulleyMCIPS Q2: @DefenceHQ have a Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise Action Plan to improve how we engage with SME…
Retweeted by Mark Culley @procurepunk And is that an informed choice? A missed opportunity? Or not of interest? #ProcurementHour#ProcurementHour Q2, how does your organisation approach increasing SME engagement in the procurement process? @noursidawi @procurepunk @Kershaw_MCIPS A very valid point #ProcurementHour @noursidawi @Kershaw_MCIPS In a way, I actually think people need to experience a horror to understand the world we… @procurepunk @Kershaw_MCIPS @noursidawi Quite astonishing it was ignored and not challenged, #ProcurementHour @noursidawi @Kershaw_MCIPS We’ve all had one of these that’s for sure #ProcurementHour @procurepunk @Kershaw_MCIPS @noursidawi And how did the awardee bidder react? #ProcurementHourAnd we are Live for tonight’s #ProcurementHour, don’t forget to use the hashtag so @Kershaw_MCIPS and @noursidawi a…’s coming, #ProcurementHour in just over 10 minutes, @Rachel0404 @Kershaw_MCIPS Hi Rachel, it’s in 15 minutes 👍🏻Time to Scare, we mean share! #ProcurementHour is back
@procurepunk Here’s another thought, the qualification has got difficult to comprehend these days about how and whe… good when you have a few conversations with a client around evaluation criteria and moving their thinking from a…
Not long now.
Retweeted by Mark CulleyMy second blog! Trying not to dance around the subject of Procurement!
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