Ilija Ugrinic

Director, Proactis

Ilija has been assisting leading organisations within the area of Spend Management for the past 14 years. He has been helping customers of the calibre of Debenhams, P&O Ferrymasters and Screwfix Direct to achieve proven, tangible benefits through a consultative led approach of combining performance benchmarking, innovative software solutions and process best practice.

At Proactis, Ilija is the Group Commercial Director and works closely with customers, prospects and strategic partners to promote Proactis solutions and services across the entire spectrum of Spend Management

Proactis has continued to rapidly grow to become one of the global market leaders for Spend Management, driving proven cost reduction, process efficiency, compliance and governance for organisations around the world with innovative solutions and services.


Session Details

End-to-End Procurement Automation – Key Strategic Trends and Hot Topics 

Procurement is under ever-increasing pressure to reduce costs and improve efficiencies, all the while ensuring compliance and risk is well managed. Never has procurement automation been so needed or under such a spotlight to drive tangible savings and deliver on the strategic needs of the organisation.

In this session, we will examine the key strategic trends and hot topics for procurement automation and the fundamental practices and capabilities that form the basis of strong end-to-end procurement and financial performance.


By attending this session you will:

> Discover ways for Procurement to drive more savings to the bottom-line by understanding         what separates best-in-class organisations from low performers.

> Discover best practice methodologies to different areas of Procurement including tail-spend     management

> Gain an understanding of the current eProcurement technological landscape and how it can     benefit you