Strategic procurement management
Establishing long range business plans which can anticipate the global market. This is particularly important for commodity procurement.
Driving the procurement process by designing, implementing and managing projects to a successful conclusion. Establishing accountability, establishing timelines and establishing goals are paramount.
Build capacities in the ability to persuade, influence and explore positions and alternatives to reach outcomes that will gain acceptance of all parties and will also meet their organization’s strategic procurement objectives.
Arranging and categorizing spends according to specific goods or services (direct & indirect); and keeping in mind quality, service, risk and cost.
Help our clients’ procurement department in their ability to leverage interpersonal skills to establish rapport and develop relationships with all key stakeholders: suppliers, internal & external customers.
Apply a broad understanding of financial management principals and other quantitative information to ensure decisions are fiscally responsible and based on their procurement budget.
Building capabilities in the financial management to control an organizations' finances in a way that ensures compliance with legal requirements and business success.
Visualize, articulate, and solve both complex and uncomplicated problems and concepts and make decisions that make sense based on all available information. Particularly important in the selection of vendors.
Drive achievements surpassing targets against internal and external standards of excellence. This is about showing a passion for improving the delivery of services with a commitment to continuous improvement in your procurement process.
Aptitude for technology
Our technology experts will help our clients’ procurement department to apply and improve extensive and in-depth specialized knowledge, skills, and judgement by assessing and translating information technology into responsive and effective procurement solutions.
Improve the ability to consider the likely effects on others of their words, actions, appearance, and mode of behavior. The consummate professional selects the words and actions most likely to have the desired effect on the group or individual in question.