Almost every industry across the world experienced significant change throughout 2020. Consumer behaviours and demands rapidly shifted, and businesses had to evolve their commercial strategies to meet the demands of a challenges of a new landscape. This has prompted significant changes in the roles of procurement and supply chain professionals, with client expectations and the wider market evolving rapidly.
Adapting and evolving to meet changing consumer demands has been key for businesses throughout 2020. Looking ahead, attracting and securing top talent will be crucial next steps for all businesses, building upon organisational change and transformation to thrive in 2021. To support our customers in developing the teams they need for success and finding the right roles to drive their careers forward, we have divided this guide into two areas of focus:
Recruiting, talent trends, and skills
As part of our comprehensive market overview, we highlight the competitiveness and current processes of hiring in procurement and supply chain, where talent is looking for roles and the breakdown of the availability of talent, as well as the key skills for procurement and supply chain, and emerging soft skills across the UK.
Salaries in procurement and supply chain
With competition for the best talent remaining fierce, we break down the average salaries for the most advertised roles, looking at regional trends and fluctuations. More than ever, understanding salary expectations and market rates is key to future-proofing your talent pipeline and understanding your professional worth in the current landscape.
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