The Top 10 Priorities for Sourcing & Procurement Leaders

During a leadership transition, focus on what matters most to sourcing & procurement

For sourcing & procurement to fulfill the role of strategic partner to the business, it’s critical that a new sourcing & procurement leader identify critical priorities of business partners and understand how to support these through the extended supply base.

This report clarifies the new sourcing & procurement leader’s immediate priorities so that he/she may move forward with confidence on:

  • Assessing and measuring sourcing & procurement performance
  • Building key business partner relationships
  • Mitigating supplier risks
  • Devising an action plan

New sourcing & procurement leaders: Download the Gartner report to see the top 10 sourcing & procurement priorities to focus your leadership transition on what matters most.

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    Sourcing & procurement becoming more critical

    Not only are we more reliant on suppliers than ever, but also how we use suppliers is changing: +70% of sourcing & procurement professionals report using suppliers to tap into new-in-kind technology services and/or something outside of their organization’s core business model. It’s the role of sourcing & procurement to unlock new value from the supply base and protect the organization from future disruption. 

    Gartner can help: Our insights, advice and tools for sourcing & procurement leaders are designed to support performance management, risk mitigation, value creation and innovation of the sourcing & procurement team as well as suppliers. Learn more on gartner.com.