Strategic sourcing | SRS

By: Srscan  09-12-2011
Keywords: Change Management, Strategic Management, Open Access

Full advisory services that include enablement and planning design, implementation services and solutions, and operational process management.

Strategic Sourcing is an organizational function and a practice that evaluates, aligns and manages the organization sourcing framework and corresponding activities for the purpose of enabling business outcomes.

Generally, it includes:

  • understanding the business objectives;
  • understanding of current spend;
  • understanding of the supply base;
  • understanding and quantifying total cost;
  • building partnerships with supply base;
  • relationships governance as an extension of corporate governance;
  • relationship strategic management ;
  • implementing of integrated  internal/external risk frameworks;
  • development of sourcing strategies;
  • negotiation with suppliers;
  • implementation of new supply structure; and
  • full life cycle contract management.

SRS offers the full range of strategic sourcing and management services – planning and enablement, implementation services through operational process management.


  • Strategic Sourcing Capability and Risk Assessment
  • Strategic sourcing organization design and implementation
  • Demand and Supply Strategic Planning
  • Policy development
  • Project Planning and Strategic Management
  • Collaborative Sourcing, Consultations, Facilitation & Convergence
  • Market Research, trends analysis and environmental scans
  • Business Case Development
  • TB Submissions
  • Dynamic Governance & Risk Management Model – SRS dGAPM® implementation design

Implementation Services

  • Policy implementation and management
  • Strategic sourcing function design, charter development and establishment and/or realignment
  • Sourcing and Procurement of Solutions, Products and Services
  • CARB risk management framework implementation
  • Outcome/results management
  • User surveys


  • Spend Management Planning
  • Commodity acquisition service design
  • Complex procurements service design

Implementation services

  • Open Access Solutions deployment Management ( ; ; )
  • Acquisition service detail planning and initial set up
  • Transition & Change management
  • Supplier & Buyer training
  • Acquisition transaction management
  • Supply base promotion
  • Supply base management.
  • HR management
  • Helping clients develop/define procurement scope & strategy
  • RFP/SA Requirements definition, documents, assessment, etc.
  • RPF/SA document development (Pricing Templates, Evaluation and Selection Plans)
  • Evaluation Services (Preparation, Training, Facilitation, etc.)
  • Procurement evaluation tools, desktop RFP Development, RFP Evaluation, etc.
  • Debriefing support, specialized reporting, etc.
  • Strategic Sourcing Function Operations Management
  • Benchmarking
  • Account management and Relationships management
  • Change Management
  • Dynamic governance establishment and management
  • Contract Management

Keywords: Change Management, Open Access, Strategic Management

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