In the public sector, improvements in procurement processes and procedures directly impact the ability of your organization to serve its community. The better you manage purchases and contracts, the more your organization can do with the money it has. When it is time to make changes in your procurement organization, consulting can be a good option to ensure the most important processes and procedures are changed according to best practices. Here are 3 ways procurement consulting can help your organization.
When you live and breathe something every day, it can be very hard to look at something in a truly unbiased light. Having a third party perspective who is only loyal to best practices and improvement can be very beneficial. It ensures the organization as a whole is looked at and examined for inefficiencies and opportunities for improvement. Nothing is unintentionally overlooked.
There’s no doubt your team is skilled, but consultants are experts. They bring a wealth of knowledge of public sector procurement to your organization and know what changes will bring the most benefits among your technology, people and processes.
Just evaluating all your procurement processes and procedures to identify problems takes time – that most likely no one on your team has. Consultants are 100% focused on the scope of work defined. Work is going to get done faster and better when you have people focused on it – rather than managing their own daily duties along with an outside project.
NIGP Consulting is the leading public sector procurement consulting organization. Learn more here.
Calculations are based on documented Periscope Holdings customer savings and research from Aberdeen.