Dorset County Council

Dorset County Council serves a population of 400,000 and covers a large area of the South Western England. A drive to improve efficiency, “Fit for The Future”, identified a need to make procurement more effective & efficient and able to drive substantial cost reduction so a procurement training program was established.

Project Aim:

  • Develop a more commercial approach to cost reduction in specific spend categories
  • Engage stakeholders and understand business needs
  • Improve customer (tax payer) satisfaction

Outcome:

  • Current skill level was assessed via online tool and gaps were identified and addressed
  • Category Management implemented and specific saving opportunities identified
  • Stakeholder satisfaction improvements made leading to more transparent working

ADR Services Used:

Client

Dorset County Council

Service Area

Instructor-Led Learning Consultancy

Industry

Public Sector

Services

Instructor-led Workshops ADR DNA - Development Needs Analysis

Outcome

Category Management approach identified savings, improved staff motivation, increased stakeholder satisfaction

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