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Articles Tagged 'procurement'

  • Strategy needed for project procurement

    By adopting a strategic approach to procurement, organisations can overcome the three major sins of project procurement, writes Kieran Fordham. But how can we achieve the optimal approach and secure the best possible project outcomes? more
  • Reversing the management view of project costs

    The simple fact ignored by most project managers is that cost is an output from the management process, and pretending cost is a manageable input is a recipe for disaster. Pat Weaver on the negative effects of traditional cost-cutting and how to really trim costs. more
  • Project management salary review
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    Project managers have much to celebrate if the 2010 Hays Salary Guide issued by global recruitment firm Hays is anything to go by. According to a survey of more than 1,800 employers across Australia and New Zealand, demand for talent is set to increase. “There is new optimism in the market with 67 percent of […] more
  • Procurement high priority for hospital project

    Renovations to the Royal Melbourne Children’s Hospital have brought together Australia’s leading building materials companies, with procurement placed as a high priority for the project. “The needs of hospitals are unique compared to other commercial projects. Using robust, long lasting materials with high impact performance that needed minimal maintenance was a priority,” remarked project engineer […] more