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Procurement Consulting and Transformation

Optimum’s procurement consultancy and transformation services provide expert support for clients of all sizes seeking to evaluate and significantly enhance all aspects of their procurement capability and performance.

Our experienced advisory practitioners have a proven pedigree and track record of success in implementing key consulting and transformation projects with companies of all sizes, from FTSE 100 companies right through to SMEs. We have a multitude of experience across a variety of industries in both the private and public sectors. In addition to UK based assignments we also serve clients internationally with strong partnerships across the globe.

Procurement Consulting That’s Built Around Your Organisation

High quality procurement consulting must deliver relevant and meaningful results. That is what we believe in, and it’s what our clients expect. In order to deliver these results, we always take a bespoke approach to all our consultancy and transformation work – after all, every client is different.

We always ensure that we get to know and understand in great detail exactly what challenges our clients face, and the outcomes and results they need. We take the time to fully engage with stakeholders across our clients’ organisations in order to build a holistic picture of the situation.

Furthermore, our consultants work together across all our clients meaning their combined consultancy and industry experience is available from start to finish.

A Multitude of Procurement Consulting Services

Our procurement consulting services range from providing teams to create or develop sourcing strategies, opportunity assessments and category source plans, through to providing experienced procurement consultants, change managers or category experts for specific projects, benchmarking, or category negotiations.

Typical advisory assignments last between 3 and 12 months and involve us creating and implementing sustainable solutions around key procurement challenges, namely:

  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Accelerated Cost Reduction
  • Competency Development and Training
  • Process and Systems Development
  • Opportunity Assessment
  • Outsourcing / off-shoring
  • Sustainability
  • Organisation Design
  • Procurement Policy Review
  • Pre / post Acquisition Support

This is no means a definitive list – we will always customise and create a consultancy solution that will be right for you.