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National Grid

  • Conducted global Opportunity Assessment across UK and US operations and created Procurement Transformation blueprint
  • Thereafter assisted National Grid over three years with an extensive Procurement Transformation programme across its UK and US operations
  • Executed Strategic Sourcing over the majority of the spend, including Construction, Transformers, Meters, Pipe, Insulators, selected Tier 2 construction categories, MRO, Fleet, and many other direct and indirect spend categories
  • Redesigned global procurement organisation, introduced new Category Management process and conducted extensive ongoing training programme across all Procurement staff, to move the function to the next level of effectiveness

 

 

What’s stopping you from progressing your digital procurement journey?
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What’s stopping you from progressing your digital procurement journey?

Our recent research study found that a key factor among the several internal and external challenges to the digital transformation of procurement is having the right people in place to make it work.

Inside view: Enhancing procurement processes using technology
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Inside view: Enhancing procurement processes using technology

Making the shift to digitalising procurement processes is a worthwhile transition, but one that requires significant thought and strategic planning.

Achieving maximum value through source to pay
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Achieving maximum value through source to pay

By fully optimising their source to pay (S2P) solution and processes, organisations can make a huge impact to their bottom line by knowing what they are spending their money on at the point of purchase rather than the point of invoice receipt.

Watch out for cosy deals and handshakes
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Watch out for cosy deals and handshakes

Published in Raconteur's Future of Procurement, Ian Bolger is quoted on the importance of balancing personal business relationships and an ethical approach to procurement.