7th Annual Strategic Sourcing and Procurement MENA Summit

18 - 19 January 2022 | Online

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Bader S. ALAWWAD

Director of Procurement & Contracts

Mariam EL GAMMAL

Head of Procurement

Bülent ONAT

Director - Non-Technical Procurement

Jane RANGEL

Global Lead Buyer – Indirect Procurement

Ehab BANNA

Corporate Procurement Director

CONFERENCE TOPICS 2022

LOOK AT THE TOPICS THAT WERE DISCUSSED

  • Procurement digitalisation: Modern technologies that make procurement more effective
  • Cost-saving strategies: How can we take advantage of the pandemic and reduce unneeded cost?
  • Agility of procurement and supply strategies during the pandemic
  • Risk management: Current trends and challenges
  • Spend analysis as a key for achieving organisational goals
  • Category management: Alternative approaches that can influence procurement
  • New function of strategic sourcing and procurement: From tactical administrative functions to key strategic assets

Designed for

Members of board, C-level, Senior/Global Vice Presidents, Directors, Heads of departments from chemical/petrochemical, pharma, banking, retail, telecom, hospitality, aviation industries involved in:

  • Global Sourcing
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Direct Procurement
  • Indirect Procurement
  • Global Procurement
  • Purchasing
  • Category Management
  • Supply Chain
  • Operational Procurement
  • Technical Procurement
  • Global Supply Strategies
  • Contract & Administration
  • Strategic Planning
  • Supplier Development
  • Global Supplier Management
  • Operational Excellence

Bader S. ALAWWAD

Director of Procurement & Contracts

CASE STUDY / DAY 1

Pharmaceutical Production Procurement Challenges & Solutions

Nowadays, competitive market environment in pharmaceutical companies have learned that improving procurement performance is critical to maintain competitive advantages. Spend analysis, category management, strategic sourcing and boiler contracts are some of the areas in which leaders must decide between them and balance their enter-related impacts simultaneously, to achieve organisational goals.

  • Risk management
  • Reputation and brand image
  • Managing global supplier relationships
  • Supply chain visibility
  • Transportation and storage requirements
CASE STUDY / DAY 1

Building a Supplier-Enabled Innovation Ecosystem

Your company’s next great idea will likely come from outside your company’s four walls. That is the idea behind supplier-enabled innovation. Procurement teams can deliver business value through partnerships with innovative suppliers that can make a significant business impact. It all start with the cross-organisational alignment, choosing the right SEI partners and ironing out the roadblocks along the way as well as the risks associated with SEI.

Mariam EL GAMMAL

Head of Procurement

Jane RANGEL

Global Lead Buyer – Indirect Procurement

CASE STUDY / DAY 2

Cost-Saving Strategies – How to Take Advantage of the Pandemic?

How to leverage cost savings, by using different tactics and strategies. Taking advantage of the pandemic and reducing unneeded cost, opting for retainer fees etc.

  • How to be compliant when creating a PO and leveraging P2P process
  • Understanding spend analysis E-RFP
  • E-auction using technology such as scanmarket, Scout
CASE STUDY / DAY 2

Moving Supply Chain Management to a Strategic Role in the Company

Supply Chain Management became more important that ever after the COVID-19 pandemic hit the world. Companies need to switch SCM divisions from operational department to strategical department while adding end-to-end visibility and more digitalisation to them. This switch process has many opportunities and threats for SCM employees and the vendors.

  • RPA in procurement (eliminating operative worloads)
  • End-to-end visibility in procurement systems
  • Game Theory applications in procurement
  • Supplier Enabled Innovation approach
  • Local supplier strategies
  • Support programme examples for Startup Companies

Bülent ONAT

Director - Non-Technical Procurement

Ehab BANNA

Corporate Procurement Director

CASE STUDY / DAY 2

Resilient Procurement Personally & Professionally

Smart logistics & supply chain management will staple demand solution for project inventories, fleet movements, quality material specifications within lead time requirements, within roles of comparison and analysis.

• The smart process of financial, analysis, awarding and deliverable will lead to win-win situations

A good platform to share ideas. I liked the networking options with procurement experts from different industries.

Vice President, Head of Strategic Sourcing at Emirates NBD

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