“I always think procurement’s like a really good joke; it’s about timing.”
Innovation is a keyword thrown around in business like a well-loved frisbee, and perhaps with that it’s easy to lose sight of its definition and meaning in a procurement setting.
Sarah-Jayne Aldridge is no stranger to innovating on a massive scale, with an impressive roster of roles at Sky, O2, G4S and now Network Rail.
Joining Martin on this week’s Talent Talks podcast, ‘SJ’ dives into the scale on which procurement can innovate and how those innovations should link in with business objectives, as well as recalling the invaluable experiences that have come from the demanding realm of the public sector.
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