Competence is the combination of knowledge, skills and behaviour a jobholder deploys to perform a specific role satisfactorily. The concept of ‘core competence’ was adapted from the individual attribute of competence and applied organisations. See also Capability.

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With over 800 Procurement specific terms (and growing) you will find everything you need to know or thought you knew about the Procurement function. Our aim is to provide you with a comprehensive list collated from the Comprara Groups hub of training and consulting source materials.The Procurement Glossary has been compiled by industry expert Paul Rogers.