Why use Hays Talent Solutions for services procurement
Why Hays services procurement
WHY HAYS TALENT SOLUTIONS SERVICES PROCUREMENT
With a dramatic increase in both the number and scope of engagements being contracted under a Statement of Work (SOW) many organisations are concluding that a more integrated approach is required. However, internal resistance is one of the biggest blockers.
Our services procurement and SOW management solution addresses this challenge, by prioritising enablement over unnecessarily bureaucratic control.
A service genuinely tailored to your stakeholders needs, not just a stretched staff augmentation solution
We leverage the services procurement functionality of whichever Vendor Management System (VMS) is the preference or best option for you and then design a fit for purpose ‘administrative’ or a ‘managed’ service around it:
- You may prefer to rely totally on your in-house resources to write/agree the SOW and select/contract with the service provider. In this case our operating model would be administratively centred on activities relating to worker on/off boarding, resource tracking, monitoring the completion of milestones/deliverables and payment validation.
- Alternatively, you may choose to outsource a broader set of responsibilities around SOW creation and service provider selection/management. In this case our operating model would support a much wider set of activities across the SOW life cycle.
Fundamentally we make it as easy as possible to get you started, wherever you may currently sit on our 4-stage SOW maturity curve:
A focus on best practice Services Procurement
Most MSP providers approach Services Procurement with a staff augmentation mindset. They focus on compliance, risk reduction, process improvement, right-sizing the supply base, automation and of course cost reduction.
These are not unimportant objectives, but they will not represent best added value to the people with the need and the budget for SOW services.
1. In a consultancy rather than a staff augmentation mindset;
2. Change management should be a cornerstone of our delivery proposition, and that;
3. A focus on the end game, is how an SOW management solution makes organisations more successful.
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