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

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

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 Function Transformation

By |2019-06-11T12:56:58+10:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: 1. Procurement Leadership, Contract Management, Process, Procurement Reform, Risk|

Our team members led and supported the transformation of the procurement function of one of Australia’s largest Government Organisations. The Procurement team had a number of objectives of the transformation. They were looking to establish alignment with their Organisation’s objectives, to provide access to easy-to-follow processes, to increase clarity [...]

9 01, 2019

Address risks and costs of buying

By |2019-03-01T20:48:20+10:00January 9th, 2019|Categories: 2. eSolutions, Performance, Process, Risk|Tags: , , , |

How are your people buying for their work needs? Ad hoc! Paying retail prices! No clear rules on What to Buy, From Who and When! Are there multiple and sometimes close relationships with suppliers? Who’s getting little gifts and perks? and at what cost? Are your processes open to [...]