ADR were brought in by Centrica to run a Diagnostic Assessment of Procurement Effectiveness & Evaluation of the Sourcing Process Tools used including E-Procurement Tools.
Critically reviewing Procurement in relation to EU legislation and policy (utilities), corporate strategy and stakeholder operational needs and providing expert support:
• Engaging with and selected suppliers to assess organisational & goal alignment, organisational effectiveness and the governance of Procurement.
• Assessing existence and effective application of industry standard tools and techniques including e-procurement;
• Locating areas of benefit realisation by assessing sourcing effort & expertise applied & supply market difficulty;
Developing ‘stretch’ and ‘business as usual’ business case ROI for the improvement work-streams (supported by a cost benefit analysis including:
a) Strengthening cost management focus
b) Organisational change and up-skilling to enable early Procurement involvement
c) Value-added focus by reducing complexity – implementing e-procurement solutions / procurement cards for routine / low value expenditure
d) Introducing a supplier management focus on benefit realisation post contract
Diagnostics & Advisory
Oil & Gas
Strengthened cost management