Starlight Award Program

Introduced in 2015, the Procurement Leadership Council (PLC) established this exclusive recognition program to spotlight the achievements of procurement professionals, working on a campus or systemwide role, for exceptional projects and engagements that contribute to advancing UC Procurement’s core mission. This program promotes our vision of being recognized as high-performing strategic partners and supports the strategic objective of investing in the development of our team.

Annually, one award will be given in each of the following categories:

Awarded to the successful procurement professional who has creatively used or delivered lasting change to a University or procurement business process

Awarded to the successful procurement professional for achievements that exemplify campus or systemwide collaboration

Initiative Leadership
Awarded to the procurement professional for excellence and achievement in leadership on an initiative

Procurement Rookie of the Year
Awarded to the successful procurement professional who is relatively new to the procurement profession for achievements that advance the UC Procurement mission

PLC "MVPP" (Most Valuable Procurement Professional)
Nominated and selected by the voting members of the PLC, this is awarded to the successful procurement professional or team of individuals that has achieved exemplary projects and initiatives that contribute to advancing the University's core mission

To submit a nomination, please review the program guidelines and complete the nomination form. An FAQ document is also available. Submissions of nominations are encouraged year-round but are due no later than March 29, 2017 for FY16-17. Awards will be presented in May or June 2017.

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