New Supplier Relationship – Procurement and Contracting Strategy
What we deliver – Procurement & Contract Strategy
We can get you to a great place, quickly. Our experience of optimising over 500 complex supplier relationships, means we have great exemplars of procurement and contracting strategies that really work in practice.
Benefits of a procurement & contract strategy
Assured expectations. It provides assurance to internal senior stakeholders of a robust strategy that you will contract with a fit for purpose supplier and solution that achieves your business outcomes.
Operations team visibility. It provides an agreed team strategy that everyone understands and can deliver upon, safely.
Key contents of the procurement and contracting strategy
Procurement route options appraisal
We’ll provide you with the most optimum and compliant route of getting to market for a fit for purpose supplier and solution, safely.
Supplier selection process
The strategy will identify the most effective method to assure you select the right supplier aligned to your business and service delivery outcomes. And without fear of supplier challenge.
The specifics of the services to be delivered along with the business objectives and outcomes to be achieved.
Key procurement principles
That include regulation compliance, reducing the complex down to simple, safe expedition of finding the right supplier and promotion of knowledge transfer.
Lessons learned from past procurements
We’ll help you identify where your organisation already has great skills and capability to deliver the strategy, so you can focus on your strengths. We’ll also help you to identify where you can make improvements, quickly.
Alignment to your business outcomes
To assure that any strategy fully aligns with your business outcomes and objectives, and that you have the right team skills to effectively deliver it.
We’ll provide you with strategy exemplars of what and how the best organisations in your field successfully procure complex services of this type (the 8 Critical Success Factors), so you can accelerate finding and implementing your service solution.
Influencing factors that will accelerate the process
We’ll outline the factors that will accelerate or detract from the speed of the process, including, your new service target operating model and resourcing.
We’ll incorporate all of the above key elements and reverse engineer a 5 step contract strategy. Then we’ll align contract principles that drive really great behaviours between everyone to optimise the relationship during the implementation.
The Procurement and Contracting Strategy is only one element of the BPG ‘Optimise’ method
Evidenced by over 500 complex relationships, it can be implemented quickly to improve service innovation and drive down BAU costs
Share Great Practice
Experience of over 500 complex supplier relationships, means we can share great practice with you that really works.
Drive maximum value
Procurement and Contracting Strategy helps support the 10 characteristics that drive maximum value in complex supplier relationships.
A brilliant project outcome
This is part of the ‘Optimise’ process; a proven method assuring a brilliant project outcome and an excellent supplier relationship.
5 steps to a great new relationship
See the 5 steps to making sure new complex supplier relationships work really well.
Clients that we support
Most of our clients are already highly experienced in complex supplier relationships. Click here to see how we help them take complex supplier relationships to the next level.