Procurement Support and Process Review

In Summary

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LinkWater (now Seqwater), the Queensland Government Statutory Authority responsible for water infrastructure throughout south-east Queensland, engaged Charles Kendall Australia (CKA) to assist with tendering, contract execution, and the development and implementation of a strategic Procure to Pay (P2P) process. CKA delivered a number of critical procurement activities, achieving over $1.6 million in savings for a number of LinkWater's business units over the 2012-13 financial year.

The Challenge

  • Provide support in executing several urgent tenders and contracts;
  • Develop and implement a strategic P2P process;
  • Work in conjunction with the LinkWater procurement team to deliver goods and services contracts and panel arrangements;
  • Adhere to and ensure performance within Queensland Government State Procurement Policies and critical timeframes.

Our Approach

  • Provide support in executing several urgent tenders and contracts.
  • Develop and implement a strategic P2P process.
  • Work in conjunction with the LinkWater procurement team to deliver goods and services contracts and panel arrangements.
  • Adhere to and ensure performance within Queensland Government State Procurement Policies and critical timeframes.

Outcome

  • Successfully delivered over $1.6 million in savings in 2012-13 budget across LinkWater’s Capital Projects, Operational Services and Corporate business units;
  • Implemented a best-practice P2P process, driving ongoing long-term value and efficiency in procurement functions across multiple business areas;
  • Supported internal procurement staff through execution of implemented changes and improvements.