CIPS has helped organisations around the world to develop their procurement and supply chain people and raise the level of professionalism within their teams. As you may be aware, PCMG has worked with CIPS to create a dynamic, tailored programme of applied learning which will lead to professional accreditation in the procurement and supply chain world. Hosted by different participant companies, this syndicated approach will allow you to network with your peers and complete a two-stage programme of formal study leading to MCIPS – the globally recognised badge of a supply chain professional.
The programme provides a development path for procurement and supply management professionals within the pharmaceutical sector and underlines the added value and benefit that effective procurement and supply can bring. During the programme, participants work on assignments and projects to apply their learning.
Join your colleagues for the first two-day workshop “Effective Negotiation” which is scheduled for 29 September to 1 October 2014 in Welwyn Garden City in the UK.
The PCMG has evolved to identify, develop and share best practice in clinical development outsourcing for its members. The PCMG Committee is responsible for managing the production and delivery of information and materials to support member activities in their working environments. However, the Committee members occupy senior positions within their respective companies and have limited time to commit to developing and completing these projects in good time and to high quality.
Therefore the Committee has agreed to contract external resource to perform the role of ‘Standards and Practices Manager’ (SPM) to achieve the goal of developing and publishing specific output for PCMG members.
PCMG is reviewing existing templates and developing new ones for guidance in clinical outsourcing management
In 2013, a small team of PCMG members reviewed and updated the original PCMG 'Cost Grid' Template and presented the attached overview of the process.
This template is intended as a starting point for members who don't have a standard grid to follow and then develop into a suitable process to meet their specific local needs. For those who already have a grid and are entering an RFP process, it at least provides a cross-check of content and process.
So, all of you who are about to enter......enjoy, test and, most importantly, let us know what you'd improve!
Finally, our thanks go to the fine people who donated time and energy into this review: