Introduction In our first discussion titled “Open vs Closed Tenders: the Benefits & the Downsides” we covered the basics of open and closed tenders, highlighting the benefits and drawbacks of each. Open tenders open the door to a broader array of suppliers, promoting transparency and competition, but can lead to…
Meet Benjamin Shute
- FCIPS, Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours)
- Cert IV Training & Assessment
- Category Management, Social procurement
- Maximising Your Leadership Potential
- Negotiations and Supplier Relationship Management
- Procurement Transformation and Data analytics
Ben is the CEO of Comprara – his vision is to support clients to ‘gain more ground’. Ben leads the Comprara team who deliver services, tools, training and technologies to organisations in both the public and private sector.
Every service accelerates clients efforts to deliver more with the same, or the same with less. Ben was rated in the top 35 of under 35’s by ‘Supply Management Magazine’ and ranked as one of UK’s rising stars (2005).
Ben has held distinguished roles including Head of Sourcing Strategy for Ericsson in the UK and Head of Procurement Practice for the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS).
Comprara works with ASX 200 companies (including some of the largest organisations in Australia and New Zealand) giving clients insights into how well they are performing against others and in the context of their own unique strategies. With insights gained and roadmaps developed your capacity will grow to do ‘more with less’ or ‘more with the same’.
“Ben is a highly professional, extensively skilled procurement and sourcing specialist with an uncanny ability to keep things simple and focussed. I encourage anyone to discuss sourcing needs with him, whether it be for a small enterprise or multinational business.”
– Duncan Munro, Director, Operational Innovation