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Utility Sector Regulated Procurement Academy

Utility Sector Regulated Procurement Academy

14 Apr 2021 - WEBINAR

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The Achilles Utility Sector Procurement Academy is aimed at professionals and practitioners working in the utilities sector and it is designed to improve understanding of the principles and objectives of the regulated procurement legislation from the fundamentals of procurement principles and the Utilities Regulations 2016 and how they translate into practical application.

Register to attend this free taster session for an in-depth overview of the 5 modules that are covered in the Academy and to ultimately gain insight into the requirement for process and what risk may be created by not applying them.

About the speakers

Debbie Metcalfe LLM MSc MCIPS is a Senior Procurement consultant and trainer at Achilles Information Limited. Debbie is responsible for delivering Regulated Procurement training, advice and guidance in both the Public and Utility Sectors, focusing on a delivery programme of both bespoke in-house and open Regulated Procurement training courses.
She has worked in several large NHS Trusts in the West Midlands and for two NHS Group Purchasing Organisations at a senior level for over 15 years, having the experience of procuring products and complex multi-million pound services for over 90 NHS Trusts’ in the North West, West Midlands and North Central

Jennifer Smith, Head of Training and Consultancy and Contract Management at Achilles, has over 25 years’ experience in Contract/Commercial & Financial Management. Jennifer has extensive knowledge in Regulated industries including Rail, Oil & Gas and Electrical in both Client and Contractor environments. She leads the Training and Consultancy side of the Achilles business across the UK.


  • Overview of the Utility Sector Regulated Procurement Academy
  • Key learning:
    • Regulated Procurement rules
    • Requirement for process
    • Where the risk may lie
  • Q&A

Register today free of charge