The limitations of DIY
One option is to develop the specific supplier engagement skills required to collect data and engage suppliers at scale within your existing team.
However, the unique combination of skills is near impossible to find within a single person. In a world where you are being asked to do more with less, gaining sign-off for one hire feels difficult, let alone multiple people.
Unique and rare combination of skills
Increasing scrutiny over budgets for new hires
Distracting from the need to stay ahead of evolving ESG requirements