The team is involved in purchasing products/bids/projects work closely with the Bid and Projects teams. They contribute to the Make-or-Buy approach and the definition of the resulting acquisition plan. They are involved in the purchasing performance during the bid and throughout the project cycle.
Each manager in this team is in charge of a Purchasing Family portfolio. They devise and help to define the Group Purchasing Strategy and manage and rationalise the list of suppliers and lead contract negotiations with these suppliers.