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Procurement Manager... where next? I've done procurement in government, insurance and Big 4. Half in IT, half in a bunch of other stuff. What could I potentially pivot to? UK. 5 years experience. Post grad educated, no major hard skills beyond procurement.

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Consulting maybe

Yeah I feel this is a fairly sensible jump and I'm considering it. Procurement consultancy makes most sense. But I'm unsure if the transient element of it appeals to me

Sales support/bid preparation for Enterprise IT. Gamekeeper turns poacher.

I imagine working on bids can be quite exciting in terms of the potential upside of winning. You could also look at Contract Lifecycle Management software as an area to get into because it is an area so many companies suck at, and where enterprise software and ai will drive investment. Check out the Gartner magic quadrant for CLM for example.

Mature use of things like Obligation management can be used to tie up the in life elements of contracts to clm‘solutions’

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