Procurement, a pivotal process in every business, is fraught with risks, ranging from supply disruptions and quality inconsistencies to regulatory breaches and reputational threats. Procurement risk management, thus, emerges as a strategic function, designed to identify, assess, and mitigate uncertainties that could potentially jeopardize procurement activities.

Navigating the complex landscape of procurement risks demands expert intervention. This is where procurement service providers like Chartered Buying come into the picture. As refered in our website,, Chartered Buying offers a suite of services, all designed to streamline procurement and mitigate associated risks.

A standout feature of Chartered Buying’s portfolio is our thorough procurement risk management service. We perceive procurement beyond a mere transactional process. Instead, we emphasize strategic sourcing, ensuring the procurement of the right commodities at the right cost, time and quality.

Through our risk management services, Chartered Buying aids clients in pinpointing potential risks lurking in each step of the procurement lifecycle. We provide support in crafting risk mitigation strategies, which span supplier appraisal, contract negotiation and supplier relationship management. Proactive risk identification can save companies from expensive production delays and damage to brand reputation.

Another notable service offered by Chartered Buying is supplier relationship management. We cultivate and manage supplier relationships, ensuring the clients’ requirements are met in a timely and effective manner. This includes monitoring supplier performance, ensuring regulatory adherence and promoting transparent communication. By forging strong relationships with suppliers, Chartered Buying ensures minimal supply chain interruptions and swift resolution of any emerging issues.

Chartered Buying also delivers procurement analytics service, a crucial component of risk management. Leveraging data analytics, we furnish insights into expenditure patterns, supplier performance and market dynamics. These insights empower clients to make data-driven decisions, refine procurement strategies and reduce procurement risks.

Furthermore, Chartered Buying champions sustainable procurement. We understand that meeting social and environmental standards in the procurement process is not merely an ethical obligation but a prudent business practice that mitigates risks related to regulatory non-compliance and brand image.

To sum up, procurement risk management forms the backbone of successful business operations. Through a partnership with Chartered Buying, businesses can not only control procurement risks but also extract value from their supply chains. Chartered Buying, with its comprehensive range of services, infuses robustness, resilience, and reliability into the procurement process, equipping businesses with the assurance and capacity to flourish in today’s intricate and challenging business world

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Faiq Ali Khan, MCIPS

Vice President – Digital Procurement

Vice Chair CIPS Dubai Branch