1. Procurement Leadership

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22 04, 2019

Buying from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Businesses

By |2019-04-22T13:53:18+10:00April 22nd, 2019|Categories: 3. Successful Contracts & Suppliers, Sustainability|

Would you like to better understand government policy regarding Buying from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses? Does your organisation need assistance to develop a program or framework to engage, enable and buy from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses to further support your CSR or Procurement Sustainability programs? We [...]

22 04, 2019

Sustainability through procurement – Spotlight on Fair Operating Practice

By |2019-04-22T13:48:41+10:00April 22nd, 2019|Categories: Sustainability|

Here we shine a spotlight on one of the core subjects of the Standard to see how it could relate to your organisation. What is fair operating practice? ISO 20400 describes it as applying and promoting ethical conduct in your organisation’s dealings with other organisations, including suppliers, contractors, partners, customers, [...]

22 04, 2019

Sustainability through procurement – Spotlight on Community

By |2019-04-22T13:45:37+10:00April 22nd, 2019|Categories: Sustainability|

Here we shine a spotlight on one of the core subjects of the Standard to see how it could relate to your organisation. What is Community involvement and development? ISO 20400 describes community as residential or other social settlements located in proximity to an organisation’s sites or within an organisation’s [...]

26 02, 2019

Procurement adding value to your business

By |2019-06-11T13:55:20+10:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: 1. Procurement Leadership, Contract Management, Performance, Procurement Reform, Risk, Sustainability|

Procurement just get lower prices, right? Be careful what you wish for!The extended push by CEOs for procurement to cut costs and count savings has driven a race to the bottom. Resulting in the exploitation of people and our natural resources for profit.Organisations are realising, as shareholders, consumers and Governments [...]

22 02, 2019

Improve Contract or Supplier Performance

By |2019-02-26T19:40:37+10:00February 22nd, 2019|Categories: 3. Successful Contracts & Suppliers, Contract Management, Tendering|

Is your contract delivering what was intended? If you answered “No” or “I don’t know”, can we help? We are experienced in developing and implementing contract management plans, procure-to-pay to improve contract usage and compliance supplier performance and development programs benefits realisation measurement and reporting Why not give us [...]

22 02, 2019

Designing and Distributing Processes and Guides

By |2019-03-01T20:46:21+10:00February 22nd, 2019|Categories: 1. Procurement Leadership, Contract Management, Process, Procurement Reform, Risk, Sustainability|

Is your Organisation crying out for simpler, easy to access procurement information? Are your policies, manuals, delegations, etc cumbersome, all over the shop or even still in paper form? Getting this right for your internal customers (stakeholders, contract users, etc) will not only make their work days easier but [...]

22 02, 2019

Expanding Procurement beyond Sourcing

By |2019-03-01T20:46:32+10:00February 22nd, 2019|Categories: 1. Procurement Leadership, Process, Tendering|

Looking to build on your team’s great sourcing work? Would strengthening any of these areas improve value to your organisation, team and reputation? Strategic contract planning, management and benefits realisation Supplier performance management Strategic supplier relationship development Procurement performance reporting and promotion. We can help you with templates, coaching, [...]

22 02, 2019

Heading up or transforming a new procurement function

By |2019-03-01T20:46:57+10:00February 22nd, 2019|Categories: 1. Procurement Leadership, Contract Management, Process, Procurement Reform, Risk|

While exciting, it’s also a bit daunting – right? You want to establish the best procurement function to meet your business and stakeholder needs and you need to leverage that honeymoon period. So you don’t want to waste time. You know you need a solid plan and some quick [...]

29 01, 2019

Case Study – Procurement Knowledge Domain

By |2019-03-01T20:47:06+10:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: 1. Procurement Leadership, 2. eSolutions|

In helping a client to create an environment that provided flexible, centrally maintained information to all staff irrespective of their geographical location, our team developed a design template (the PKD) that can be adapted to any organisation or environment. Faster and more flexible than a wire-frame, the PKD allows [...]