We’ve travelled miles
to get you here.

With over $80 Bn of benchmarking
spend data, 20,000 participants in
one or more of our programs and
20 years of Australian experience
we have the track-record to help you.


Meet Benjamin Shute

Benjamin Shute
Benjamin Shute

CEO


Qualifications
  • FCIPS, Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours)
  • Cert IV Training & Assessment

Specialisations
  • Category Management, Social procurement
  • MaximisingYour Leadership Potential
  • Negotiations and Supplier Relationship Management
  • Procurement Transformation and Data analytics

Overview

Ben is the CEO of Comprara – his vision is to support clients to ‘gain more ground’. Ben leads the Comprara team who deliver services, tools, training and technologies to organisations in both the public and private sector.

Every service accelerates clients efforts to deliver more with the same, or the same with less. Ben was rated in the top 35 of under 35’s by ‘Supply Management Magazine’ and ranked as one of UK’s rising stars (2005), Ben has held distinguished roles including Head of Sourcing Strategy for Ericsson in the UK and Head of Procurement Practice for the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS).

Comprara work with ASX 200 companies (including some of the largest organisations in Australia and New Zealand) giving clients insights into how well they are performing against others and in the context of their own unique strategies. With insights gained and roadmaps developed your capacity will grow to do ‘more with less’ or ‘more with the same’.

Recommendation:

“Ben is a highly professional, extensively skilled procurement and sourcing specialist with an uncanny ability to keep things simple and focussed. I encourage anyone to discuss sourcing needs with him, whether it be for a small enterprise or multinational business.”

– Duncan Munro, Director, Operational Innovation


Articles authored by Benjamin Shute

Why it’s time to move on from Electronic Resource Planning (ERP) platforms

Life is cluttered with ERPs

NSYNC, The Simpsons, chokers. Some things just seemed cool in the nineties. Now… not so much. And in terms of business management, we’ll add ERPs to that list. Sure, the organisation you run or work for may have purchased an Electronic Resource Planning platform more recently – even this year…
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Modern Slavery: Is your supply chain benefiting from slavery?

Modern Slavery is insidious and endemic, and it could be affecting your business without your knowledge. It’s a human rights abuse that is happening right now, today, in industries we are all a part of as either producers or consumers. Fishing, cocoa, cotton, fashion, cannabis, construction – to name a few.

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Putting a Stop to the Employee Churn Through Learning Technologies

Learning and development trends provide a good indication of where the training industry is heading in Australia. It is mainly about personalisation, ongoing support and making the most of today’s emerging technologies.

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7 Steps To Mastering Your Indirect Spend Analysis

  Spend Analysis is the systematic process of collecting, cleansing, segmenting and analysing information about the money spent through your organisation’s suppliers, with the aim of identifying the spend areas that have the biggest impact on both your organisation’s top-line and bottom-line figures.     Purchasing Index tool helps you…
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