Sam Achampong FCIPS, Regional Managing Director of CIPS Middle East & North Africa (MENA), discusses how the procurement profession has transformed since he moved to Dubai in 2008 and the challenges and opportunities the region offers. 

In this episode, Sam and host Simon Lipscomb discuss:

  • Sam's first impressions of the procurement in the MENA region
  • The huge transformation programmes occurring in Saudi Arabia and MENA at large 
  • How procurement capability has been developed in the region, in light of the unparalleled scale and scope of many projects
  • How organisations in the region are tackling the topic of ESG
  • Sam's advice about what you can expect if you are considering a new role or opportunity in the region

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