Opening Keynote Speaker: Savita Mace MSc FCIPS, CIPS UK Mem Committee

Director, AstraZeneca

Savita is an authentic, experienced and well respected leader with over 20 years in Procurement and Supply Chain Management. A champion of inclusion and diversity and lifelong learning. Savita has built high performing teams at blue chip companies over four sectors and her focus has been on capability uplift, performance and improvements in and across the value chain.

Savita is currently enjoying a successful career and currently works as a Director at AstraZeneca, she is also the newly appointed U.K. representative for global CIPS Membership Committee and continues to deliver lectures and coach students at University of Sussex.

Session Details

Will Robots Take my Job? New Skillsets & Career Mapping

The session will be an interactive one. Savita will discuss the extent to which Autonomous Procurement will change the entire sourcing and procurement process and whether we will require any Buyer interface in the future.

Benefits of attending this session:

  • Understand what jobs in P & SCM will disappear
  • Know what skills and tools you'll need quickly
  • Explore a case study on contracting