2019 Supply Chain & Procurement Hiring Trends

Morgan McKinley 05.03.2019

From a financial services perspective, the emphasis within Supply Chain & Procurement has shifted into a function of the third party governance end risk management framework.

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The Supply Chain & Procurement recruitment landscape

Hiring of procurement professionals in London remained strong over the course of 2018. There was a notable increase in both permanent and interim jobs available in the second half of the year.

We saw significant interest in Artificial Intelligence and advanced technology throughout last year, but arguably the regulatory agenda is inhibiting the ability to seize the opportunities. Highly regulated environments suffer from the fact that ‘industry standard’ solutions, including emerging technologies, may not meet specific control requirements. This leads to the necessary integration of multiple systems, which can impact usability and benefits.

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As part of compiling the 2019 Morgan McKinley salary guides, 2,400 active UK based professionals and employers were surveyed to gain an insight into their varying views of employment.

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