Audit and services organisation

Identify and implement an organization that is efficient, agile and aligned with the company's strategy

CKS, an organisation consulting firm dedicated to the Procurement function, puts at your disposal an experienced team capable of modelling by your side the organisation that best meets your current and future challenges.

 

Conducting a Procurement Audit

A study in 3 stages articulated around 5 axes of analysis:

Axes of analysis

  • Organization and competencies
  • Purchasing procedures and practices
  • Opportunity assessment
  • Tools and Information System
  • Procurement Management

1. Data collection

  • Collecting purchasing data from existing information systems
  • Interviews with buyers and purchasing management

2. First recommendations

  • Overview of issues and Purchasing practices by segment
  • Conducting workshops on certain critical topics
  • Internal and external benchmarks

3. Synthesis and formalization of action plans

  • Purchasing Mapping
  • Presentation of risks and opportunities
  • Characterization of quantitative and qualitative gains
  • Scenarios for short and medium-term action plans
Added value
  • A strategic, structured and equipped approach, allowing :
    • A precise study of existing organizations and practices
    • The identification and qualification of the internal or external constraints and risks associated with a given optimization lever.
    • To propose a realistic path for implementing the recommendations made
  • An understanding of the major business issues and their impact on the current and future organization of the Procurement function
  • A specialized team, with a strong international focus, with the capacity to support you in the implementation of the recommendations that will be formulated.
  • A real transfer of know-how, allowing our Clients to perpetuate the effects of our interventions.
  • Categories Strategy 

Case studies and Publications

Purchasing Audit of the European subsidiary of a world leader in industrial services
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NOVEMBER 2017

Purchasing Audit of the European subsidiary of a world leader in industrial services

As an affiliate of the global leader in storage and gas distribution, our client is one of the major player in the European market. [...]

Audit and reorganization of the Purchasing department of a world leader in the mining sector
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NOVEMBER 2017

Audit and reorganization of the Purchasing department of a world leader in the mining sector

Major player of the mining sector in Africa, our Client continues to expand its activities on the continent. [...]

Definition and implementation of a strategy to develop partnerships with the protected workers sector
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NOVEMBER 2016

Definition and implementation of a strategy to develop partnerships with the protected workers sector

With a net banking income of more than 20 billion euros, our client is one of the main Banking and Insurance companies in Europe [...]

 

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