Procurement Transformation

Make procurement a strategic contributor to business success

Strategic procurement methodologies such as Category Management and Supplier Relationship Management are proven to deliver dramatic benefits, with savings of 15-25% very common, as well as unlocking the value of innovation, improved efficiency, and reduced risk in the supply base. However, such breakthrough benefits are only possible with a quality implementation of these methodologies and a procurement function that is truly strategic. Many organizations claim they are doing this, yet few actually achieve it, and end up settling for a fraction of the benefits possible.

We can help you transform your procurement from a tactical or reactive buying function to become a strategic contributor to business success. Our procurement Transformation program can help you deliver dramatic business benefits and boost your competitive advantage. Take your organization on that journey to strategic success through a program tailored to your needs. Choose the transformation elements that are right for you, or select the full, end-to-end, managed transformation program led by our experienced procurement practitioners.

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The stages of your procurement transformation journey

Baseline team capability, determine readiness of the function for world class procurement and negotiation leading to managed development programs and procurement transformation.

Exceptional, high-impact training programs, live, online, instructor-led training, traditional classroom programs or coaching for procurement and negotiation.

Process, tools, resources and the latest generation digital platforms for strategic procurement and negotiation with intelligent workflow and digital learning.

Enable people, enable the function, enable results – Enable Procurement for the future.



Assess

Baseline the capability of your team through our Competency Assessment program and determine the readiness of the function for world class procurement and negotiation via a procurement diagnostic carried out by our experienced practitioners. From here we work with you to determine a strategic roadmap to develop the function, what new value opportunities are available to you, and which ones your should pursue first. We can even help you establish the governance required for success. We also provide each individual within your team with their own tailored, personal learning and development plan – all enabled through our Procleus® platform.

Develop

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Our 5 Part Governance Framework for effective implementation and business results

Exceptional, high-impact digital training programs, live, online, instructor-led training, traditional classroom programs, or coaching for procurement and negotiation. Select individual courses or fully managed team-wide programs combining training events with self-study, group-work or one-to-one coaching, where each individual has their own unique, tailored learning journeys determined via the Competency Assessment and enabled on our Procleus® platform. And, if you’re serious about working towards a world class transformation, we offer the Master Practitioner program – a fully certified program for senior or leadership procurement individuals that covers every aspect of modern advanced procurement practice and leading the function.

The most critical success factor for Procurement Transformation is establishing good leadership and governance. Using our 5P methodology we work with your senior team to coach and equip them to lead a new strategic procurement function and establish the systems and processes for success and results delivery. Our results acceleration programs ensure you have a clear route to breakthrough benefits.

Equip

Latest generation digital platforms for strategic procurement and negotiation with intelligent workflow, process, tools, templates, resources and digital learning. Our modular Procleus® platform equips your team with everything they need to apply strategic procurement including 5i® Category Management, and 5S and 5A Supplier Relationship Management, with the option of your own branded platform, customized for your organization, and integrated with your other procurement systems.

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Red Sheet Online equips anyone who negotiates with the complete suite of negotiation planning tools, resources and digital learning, and the Buyer’s Toolkit Online equips anyone who buys with the 5D Power Buying® process – a simple and effective buying workflow and resource platform.

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Enable

Enable people, enable the function, enable results – Enable Procurement for the future.

Develop procurement to make the right contribution to your organization

Our procurement transformation programs can fundamentally change the way your business approaches purchasing and procurement and the value you can realise from the supply base.

Positive Purchasing’s renowned expertise and programs have helped many global companies take bold steps to dramatically reshape procurement and secure new game changing results and competitive advantage. We could do the same for your organization.

Get in Touch

If you’d like to discuss how our training, online course and package options could work for your organisation, please click the link below or call us on +44 33 00 94 0000.

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