1. About David Noble

    CEO of CIPS

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    1. The news continues to be good for procurement and supply professionals as we see not only a demand for more purchasing expertise in business and in governmental purchasing but the rewards for excellence are also rising.
      In Pay rates rise for junior managers, but fall for senior managers
    2. With the demands of global supply chain management, practitioners can no longer afford to be
      In CIPS News - March 2012
    3. There are fragile signs of growth centred on some very specific parts of the sector where demand remains strong, particularly consumer and capital goods, with some businesses even reporting record growth that defies the gloom. That said, for every bright spot there is another business struggling to build momentum.
      In Decline eases in UK manufacturing
    4. We must support the next generation of professionals and make this a career of choice for younger audiences and those in mid-career all over the world.
      In CIPS Recruitment plans happy new year for job-seeking buyers
    5. Disruptions to supply chains are becoming virtually commonplace and as the report shows, a high proportion of disruptions happen further down the supply chain in places many companies don't look, such as second or third tier suppliers.
      In Beware of risk at lower tier suppliers
    6. UK construction output experienced a rebound in October, and accelerated at some pace after a broad stagnation in September. It's still nothing to get excited about however. Due to current economic conditions, it may be some time yet before we start seeing the sustained growth the sector really needs.
      In Construction sector growth 'nothing to get excited about'
    7. We live in worrying times. The manufacturing sector, which helped to keep growth buoyant earlier in the year, is now struggling to keep its head above water. Following a short-lived improvement last month the manufacturing PMI has now dropped like a stone to a 28-month low and officially into contraction territory.
      In UK manufacturing PMI 'drops like a stone'
    8. It's clear that while companies may be managing their supply chains, they are not necessarily mentioning this in their reporting. Shareholders and analysts therefore need to encourage more transparency by interrogating companies about their supply chain risk.
      In FTSE 100 should focus more on supply chain issues
    9. A small ray of sunshine for the services sector as stronger demand and a pick-up in new business means we are moving away from August's darker performance.
      In Services sector sees only 'small ray of sunshine'
    10. Businesses are battling against tough competition, and input costs are continuing to rise at strong rates. Those that are more positive and are predicting activity to increase are looking to the 2012 Olympics for a boost, but it may take more than this for real, sustained growth.
      In Services sector sees only 'small ray of sunshine'
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    1. Mentioned In 26 Articles

    2. How much should you trust your suppliers?

      Explore supplymanagement.com (Mar 13 2014)

      How much should you trust your suppliers? ... honest and trustworthy by other groups in the competition. But trust is not always enough, as CIPS group CEO David Noble has said: “Trust and honest relationships are key in good supplier management, but trust alone is ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   CIPS   David Noble

    3. Buyers must invest in contingency planning before it's too late

      Explore supplymanagement.com (Apr 19 2012)

      ...nce: “You will not be able to get insurance unless you have secure avoidability [sic].” * Yesterday, CIPS CEO David Noble highlighted the need for businesses to examine their contingency plans and those of their supplier... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Japan   Thailand   David Noble

    4. CIPS Africa launched to support region's members

      Explore supplymanagement.com (Apr 11 2012)

      ...oss the continent, we will create a stronger and more powerful procurement and supply community.” CEO of CIPS David Noble said: “There is little doubt that Africa is growing exponentially as an economic centre. Good proc... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Africa   South Africa   Balfour Beatty

    5. Pay rates rise for junior managers, but fall for senior managers

      Explore supplymanagement.com (Mar 22 2012)

      ... last year and is based on the responses of 700 CIPS members and non-member data from Croner Reward. CIPS CEO David Noble said: “The news continues to be good for procurement and supply professionals as we see not only a... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   CIPS   David Noble

    6. CIPS News - March 2012

      Explore supplymanagement.com (Mar 13 2012)

      ...ge and information online database, and the latest member benefit from CIPS. Speaking to SM after the launch, David Noble explained: “With the demands of global supply chain management, practitioners can no longer afford... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   England   London   John Collington

    7. UK Services sector starts 2012 with a boom

      Explore supplymanagement.com (Feb 2 2012)

      ... resounding revival of UK economic growth in January,” said Markit chief economist Chris Williamson. CIPS CEO David Noble described the continued growth as welcome but highlighted the precarious economic backdrop. “Unpre... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   CIPS   Markit   David Noble

    8. Confidence builds in UK construction sector

      Explore supplymanagement.com (Feb 1 2012)

      ...rowth, a report out today shows optimism in the UK construction sector hit its highest level since May 2011. David Noble: "Many businesses have replenished their levels of optimism." ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   David Noble

    9. UK manufacturing sparks into life

      Explore supplymanagement.com (Jan 31 2012)

      The new year got off to a good start for British manufacturers as activity in the sector hit its highest level since March 2011, according to today’s figures.

      "this surprising rebound in January means a return to recession is by no means a certainty", said economist Rob Dobson.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   CIPS   David Noble

    10. Decline eases in UK manufacturing

      Explore supplymanagement.com (Jan 2 2012)

      ...th month in a row, indicating a lack of strength in the domestic market. Commenting on the findings, CIPS CEO David Noble said: “There are fragile signs of growth centred on some very specific parts of the sector where d... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Germany   China   CIPS

    11. Job and pay bonanza for UK procurement pros

      Explore Procurement Leaders Network (Dec 7 2011)

      ... was 5 years previously, and 39% said they report to a higher level of the company than they did 5 years ago. David Noble, CEO of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply said: "The financial crisis and continuing ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   London   CIPS   David Noble

    12. Calling time on corruption

      Explore supplymanagement.com (Dec 6 2011)

      ...ved and showing integrity in the face of pressure. Earlier this year, at the CIPS Pan African Conference, CEO David Noble said unethical behaviour is the one area stopping Africa becoming a powerhouse. He noted that the ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   India   Africa   South Africa

    13. CIPS Recruitment plans happy new year for job-seeking buyers

      Explore supplymanagement.com (Dec 3 2011)

      ... (from entry level to chief procurement officer) tap into vacancies in the private, public and third sectors. David Noble, CIPS CEO said: “We must support the next generation of professionals and make this a career of ch... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   CIPS   David Noble

    14. ''Bleak winter'' for manufacturing sector

      Explore supplymanagement.com (Nov 30 2011)

      ... for a gloomy period over the cold months. * ''Bleak winter'' for manufacturing sector According to CIPS CEO David Noble the sector is in for a gloomy period in the next few months. COMMODITY PRICES Check out the latest... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   CIPS   David Noble

    15. Your president needs you

      Explore supplymanagement.com (Nov 8 2011)

      ...any examples where procurement has chosen really senior individuals rather than them choosing it and CIPS CEO David Noble is a great example. He knew early on that procurement and supply management was the career for him... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   David Smith   CIPS   David Noble

    16. Beware of risk at lower tier suppliers

      Explore supplymanagement.com (Nov 3 2011)

      ...to main suppliers with 40 per cent of all disruptions resulting from issues below immediate vendors. CIPS CEO David Noble said: “Disruptions to supply chains are becoming virtually commonplace and as the report shows, a ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   India   Unilever   China

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