Strategic Sourcing

iDeal-ccm provide sourcing solutions by working closely with the key stakeholders to understand requirements. iDeal-ccm develop and execute sourcing strategies that aligns to meet client objectives, whether short term tactical solutions or a sustained strategic approach for managed service or outsourcing engagements.

The iDeal-ccm sourcing team will provide initial market analysis in support of a business and technical requirements specification that will inform the sourcing objectives. If a potential client is going to provide a significant investment with a supplier, it needs to be comfortable that the investment it makes is secure for the duration of the relationship.

The sourcing team will manage any pre-qualification requirements with suppliers. Then manage the drafting and production of Request for Proposal documentation as well as the evaluation criteria and scoring upon return of proposals from suppliers.

Following the provisional award the sourcing team will plan and lead the contract schedule drafting along with support from appropriate legal counsel and stakeholders in line with the thresholds set out in governance and policy documents.

Upon contract signature the sourcing team will be available through the implementation transition phase to manage change control or amendments and will support the handover to the contract management team to manage the future deal execution. 

iDeal-ccm supports the maintaining of contract management systems that is key to providing daily contractual and operational governance and support to stakeholders in retaining an up to date record of agreements with suppliers, this includes internal contract sign-off, master file validation, uploading contractual and supporting documents such as SLA’s, risk logs which is essential in providing accurate management information.