Viewdeck

Strategic Supplier Management for Cloud Services

Summary

  • Innovative Strategic Supplier Management models
  • Procurement and Commercial Strategy, in-line with GDS direction
  • Managed adoption of G Cloud solutions, organisation and service transition
  • Contract and asset optimisation
  • Risk managed approach
  • Lean Sourcing Models
  • Establish Supplier Ecosystem

Features

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Supplier strategy development; Business Case development and Governance approvals

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Coherence to GDS Strategy, Enterprise Architecture and Information Strategy

Sourcing restructuring, service in-sourcing, Supplier on-boarding

Performance Management Frameworks at Strategic and Operational levels

Value for Money Contracts, LEAN sourcing models

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Executive Dashboards, Delivery Dashboards

Service Credit Regimes, Risk and Rewards Models

Supplier and Contract Performance Management

Benefits

  • Step change in the way information systems can be delivered
  • Cloud and GDS aligned
  • Individual sourcing specialists through to complete highly skilled teams
  • Controlled, risk managed and quality delivery
  • Experience from delivery in Private and Public sector
  • Use of interim teams for transition where applicable
  • Supplier and contract optimisation, value for money
  • Asset, service and contract alignment
  • Business aligned supplier performance model
  • Integration of day-today supplier management (Run) and Transformation Agenda

At Viewdeck, we provide a range of skills and experience to help you meet your Supplier Management, ICT Procurement, Insourcing, Outsourcing or Transition needs. Our team has real experience in delivering ICT enabled change across a wide range of UK Public Sector clients.

Our Transition Practice covers a wide range of Procurement support and Supplier Transition capabilities, including:

  • Requirement definition, Benefit assessments and Business buy-in
  • Service base-lining and Improvement definition
  • Procurement strategy development
  • Coherence to Enterprise Architecture and Information Strategy
  • Supplier negotiation and structured dialogue planning
  • Proof of Concept structuring, processing and evaluation
  • Developing Strategic Supplier Frameworks and Ecosystems
  • Performance management regimes – Strategic and ITIL (Delivery) Aligned
  • Risk Reward and Service Credit Models
  • Contract schedules development
  • Tender Evaluation – criteria, process and weighting
  • Business Case development and Governance approvals
  • Transition Planning and Service Operational cut-over management
  • Systems of Measurement definition/benchmarking
  • Intelligent Customer Function (ICF) development and mentoring
  • HR Transformation, including TUPE planning and support
  • Information Security throughout the Supplier Transitions

Our Experience

We bring hands-on practical expertise and experience to Procurement and Sourcing Management, providing skills and energy to drive success in complex and challenging tasks.We can provide either an entire team, or a range of supplementary capabilities to an existing project team, in order to boost the resources and skills of an in-house department as required. Our approach supports our belief in skills transfer, ensuring an ongoing legacy for our clients.

Key Highlights

  • Public and Private Sector Expertise
  • Client and Supplier Side
  • Security Cleared to UK SC or DV level
  • Consulting and Delivery Services focused
  • For the duration of the Programme

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Extensive Expertise in:

  • Enterprise Systems Integration, across Cloud, legacy and traditional supplier and solution models
  • Business/IT alignment and transformation/IT Strategy
  • Business Analysis and Requirements Management
  • Enterprise Architecture and Information Architecture/Information Management
  • Supplier Management and Negotiation
  • Contract Management and Negotiation
  • Performance Management regimes
  • Leading and delivering to the bottom line – P&L responsibilities
  • Procurement, Change Management, Risk Management, Programme Management
  • Contract drafting and Commercial constructs for delivery
  • Linking of technical requirements and solution design, to legal and commercial constructs to meet Government ICT Strategic Direction – shared services, Cloud, green agenda etc

Practical Skills

  • Lead delivery responsibilities on substantial programmes across most of the major central departments plus large ‘blue chip’ Corporate clients
  • Developed Strategic Supplier Management Frameworks – Ecosystems
  • Developed early lifecycle Innovative Supplier requirements models – proof of concepts
  • Different Commercial models and constructs
  • Running P&L Service Lines and Delivery Organisations
  • Some of the largest public sector procurements (Aspire, DWP, MOD DII (ATLAS)), as well as corporate shared service implementations
  • Client side and supply side working, board level/senior stakeholder engagement
  • Delivery across the full ICT life-cycle – Strategy, Analysis, Design, Build, Implement, Service Delivery, Benefit and Business Case Realisation

The Bigger Picture

Business Cases and Benefit Delivery
  • Business Analysis and Business benefits definition
  • Cabinet Office and HMT processes and sign-off
  • Portfolio creation
  • Alignment of retained organisation to supplier (ICF) – Organisation Re-Design
  • Change Management and Technical Rollout
  • Skills Transfer
  • Value for money contracts
Procurement Negotiations
  • Client and Stakeholder Management
  • Competitive dialogue coaching & participation
  • Technical bid analysis and Management
  • Governance Design and Intelligent Customer Function
  • Requirements Definition
  • Innovative procurement approaches – risk reward and outcome based
Solution Development and Management
  • Solutions management
  • Technical solution writing/QA Expert
  • Enterprise Architect and Enterprise Integration
  • Demo of Capability/Design Studies/Proof of concept
  • Business Analysis and Business benefits definition
  • Integration between Strategic Supplier Management and Business and IT Strategies
Contract and Supplier Management
  • Programme Management and projects mobilisation
  • Due Diligence/Transition
  • Requirements gathering, analysis, management & training
  • Portfolio creation, Governance and Contract compliance
  • Programme Delivery and Control
  • Business Change and Adoption
  • Value for Money
  • Lean Sourcing Models
  • Skills Transfer
Specialist Skills

Our team includes subject matter experts and experienced practitioners who can fully support your Strategic Supplier Management initiative and supplement/mentor existing resources where needed.

  • ITIL aligned contract and supplier management
  • Innovative supplier performance management models
  • Strategic supplier management framework implementation
  • Early supplier engagement for new initiatives – proof of concept, model office, demonstration of capability projects
  • Commercial subject matter experts supporting closing any tough negotiations in pressured and challenging scenarios

Tag Cloud: ITLv3, MSP, PRINCE2, Managing Successful Programmes, OGC, SC, DV, TUPE, CIPS

Key Processes: COBIT, ITILv3, ISO 20000, UML, RUP