An overview of the public sector procurement landscape, to help SMEs understand the right route for them and their products.
The aim of the event is to offer an understanding of the fundamentals of the procurement landscape now and future position, the public sector procurement process, and the bidding process for public sector contracts.
You can expect to leave with a greater understanding of the whole procurement process within the public sector and how it might impact on your work and partners.
> Nick Allen FCIPS - Industry Procurement Adviser, Health Innovation Manchester <
Nick has over 30 years procurement experience in both private and public sectors. From buying copper on the London metal Exchange, to electronic components from the Far East, Nick has cradle to grave understanding and vision with regards to future procurement processes. Nick is passionate about helping SME’s break into the NHS and supporting health and wealth in local economies. Now a Fellow of the Institute of Procurement & Supply, he is keen to explore and be part of shaping the future of procurement.
> Mohammed Mir – Commercial Manager, NHS Shared Business Services <
Mohammed has worked in healthcare for 25 years and is responsible for engaging with all NHS organisations in London and the South East. His role is to understand their needs in order to add value to their organisation, with the overarching aim to work proactively and to optimise benefits for the NHS.
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