Bywater has extensive experience in supporting organisations to achieve their procurement and contract management optimisation ambitions leading to significant financial and operational performance and internal and external customer service benefits.
We believe that optimising procurement and contract management capability is about establishing robust processes aligned to organisational objectives and policy, compliant with relevant regulations and implemented by staff with the appropriate technical knowledge and interpersonal skills to deliver improved supply performance.
Our specialist supply-side consultants and trainers have the practical experience, technical knowledge and facilitation skills to support clients in making procurement change really happen.
Bywater can offer the following range of practical commercial consultancy and training interventions for clients wishing to improve their procurement and contract management capabilities:
A comprehensive range of procurement, contract management and commercial training courses
Some of these courses are available on our “public” course programme and all are available in an “in-house” format, customised to your needs and delivered on client premises.
Corporate training and post-course learning programmes
Selected and customised to address client specific procurement and contract management challenges. Our range of approaches have proven to be particularly effective and economical where clients have needed to implement, embed and drive value from their procurement and contract management policies (and guidance) across their organisation.
A range of procurement and contract management improvement consultancy services
- Baseline Process Capability Assessment (aligned to your organisational objectives and operating environment)
- Process Improvement Planning and Implementation
- Development and Application of Skills and Competency Frameworks
- Skills and Competency Assessments
- Training Needs Analysis
- Training programme development, delivery and administration (including sourcing best fit solutions.)
Some of the organisations with whom we have delivered procurement and contract management assignments include: