Despite key pockets of demand, hiring managers will adopt a cautious approach when it comes to the recruitment of supply chain and procurement professionals in 2017.
It is predicted that they will invest more time recruiting candidates with a combination of strong technical expertise, interpersonal skills and the right company fit.
This was among the key findings of our latest Salary Survey 2017.
The report added that employers will be looking to hire candidates across functions such as demand and supply planning, plant and indirect procurement, and supply chain.
Multilingual candidates with stable professional backgrounds, and regional experience working in matrix structures, will also be highly sought after in 2017.
The 2017 Global Salary Survey
Now in its eighteenth edition, the annual Global Salary Survey is the most comprehensive review of professional salaries and recruitment trends around the world.
The comprehensive book, covering 27 countries, is free and covers the UK and Ireland, Continental Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand as well as North and South America.The Global Salary Survey is based on the analysis of permanent, interim and contract placements made across each of our geographies and recruitment disciplines during 2016.
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