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    • The Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply, Easton House, Easton on the Hill, Stamford, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom, PE9 3NZ
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About The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply

The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) is a not-for-profit promoting and developing high standards of professional skill, capability and integrity in companies and individuals working in procurement and supply management.

CIPS is the largest professional body in the world for procurement and supply management. Procurement and supply has a major impact on an organisation's profitability, efficiency and reputation, in terms of ethics and integrity.

The organisation is the profession's voice, supporting individuals and organisations to achieve excellence and providing the global standard in procurement and supply. Team members work with governments, world organisations, industry and the third sector, to raise awareness of sustainable procurement practice and legislation, and drive out corruption and modern slavery in supply chains.

The wellbeing of team members at CIPS is of high importance. And so wellbeing day's occur each month where staff can book treatments such as massages. They encourage all to use the organisation's mental health first aiders to discuss issues, while also offering a wellbeing helpline as part of the BUPA private healthcare scheme.

What is it like to work for The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply

My Team
My Team
Each year departments nominate one individual from their team who has worked particularly hard, rewarding them with a place at the annual CIPS SM awards ceremony in September, providing an opportunity to get to know each other.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Environmental practices including: a cycle to work scheme; encouraging greater use of video-conferencing; carbon offsetting; and encouraging working from home are in place at CIPS. 
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
To prevent stress and increase wellbeing, CIPS have concentrated on physical and mental health with a number of programmes and activities designed to keep mind and body in perfect shape and to reward employees for their additional efforts.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary scheme to all employees, or one in which the employer's contribution is at least 5%

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees have more than 5 years' service

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

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    23% / 77%

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