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Contract Management Review
The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) engaged Charles Kendall Australia to review existing contracts within the Passenger Transport (PT) Division to improve and build its procurement and contract management capabilities while minimising exposure to the risks involved in third-party transport service contracts.
Review of Strategic Contracts Team
SPARQ Solutions provides information and communications technology services to Queensland’s electricity suppliers, Energex and Ergon Energy. The Strategic Contracts Team (SCT) maintains primary responsibility for procurement strategy and delivery on behalf of SPARQ Solutions. Procurement of circa $100 million of goods, services and licensing is facilitated annually by the SCT. Upon acknowledgement that the SCT may be improperly utilised and thereby less able to undertake value adding activities, CKA was engaged to perform a comprehensive review of the SCT.
Procurement & Advanced Contract Management Training
Queensland Gas Company Ltd (QGC) engaged Charles Kendall Australia (CKA) to aid in skills and capability improvement among their procurement and contract management staff. CKA delivered customised training for 75 contracts and procurement personnel, filling skill gaps and supporting professional development.
Broadspectrum is a facilities management organisation that operates in a complex matrix organisation, with five service lines across three major sectors servicing across nine industries, four of which are NSW Government. Charles Kendall Australia (CKA) was engaged to provide quality procurement consultants for Project Turbo, an initiative established by the CEO and the board to improve EBITDA, provide a holistic view of procurement activities to identify and assess synergies, process re-engineering and overall improvement opportunities within a wide range of categories.
Framework Contracting Project
In 2011, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreed to provide funding to the Government of Indonesia (GoI) for various projects, including the Procurement Modernisation Project (PMP) that ran from 2012 to 2018; with the objective of reducing poverty through economic growth. This project was carried out through the Millennium Challenge Account Indonesia and the National Public Procurement agency (LKPP) with the intention to improve the procurement function in Indonesia through three key projects – one of which was the Framework Contracting Project. Charles Kendall Australia (CKA) was engaged to provide specialist advisory and project management services to achieve the objectives of PMP and sustain long term success.
Procurement Capability Review
Redland City Council (RCC), a local government authority in south-east Queensland, engaged Charles Kendall Australia (CKA) to assist them in moving from prescribed, spend-based procurement activities to a strategic model. CKA undertook a review of RCC's procurement functions and designed strategies to improve efficiency, capability and alignment with corporate objectives.
Spend Analytics and Supplier Management
Leading Australasian food manufacturer, Goodman Fielder International (GFI), responsible for numerous household brands including Meadow Lead, Praise, White Wings and Helga's engaged Charles Kendall Australia to analyse expenditure and identify cost-base reduction opportunities across its manufacturing operations in Papua New Guinea.
Joint Purchasing and Resource Sharing Strategy
The Roads Alliance engaged Charles Kendall Australia (CKA) to review and provide recommendations for improving uptake of Joint Purchasing and Resource Sharing (JP&RS) among local councils in Queensland. CKA identified, developed and implemented a wide range of tools and processes to assist in promoting participation and the associated gains in capacity, efficiency and return.