DSEI 23 Full Programme


Category Management, a Defence Priority – a Maritime Imperative

14 Sep 2023
Naval Forum
Technology Innovation , Agile Acquisition & Rapid Delivery , Supplier Engagement , Achieving an Integrated Force
Category Management offers a strategic approach to procurement and supply chain management, unlocking improved availability, uptime and pace of programme delivery.  It requires a ‘One Defence’ approach, demanding a level of cross domain, cross function and coherent market engagement that historically has been difficult to achieve.  Navy and the maritime community have embraced Category Management, are making progress, shaping Acquisition strategies accordingly and now seek to inform stakeholders about how it will do business in the future…
Toni Gray, Director Equipment Support Programmes - Royal Navy
Mr Graeme Little OBE, BEng (Hons), MSc, MCGI, CMarEng, CEng, Deputy Director Future Support Acquisition - Royal Navy
Tamzin Rooker, Head of Category Management - Submarine Development Agency
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