How do we advance innovative, ethical and sustainable procurement?
Our dedicated team of consultants are knowledgeable in traditional and alternative models of procurement and the resulting contracts. We have a combined team experience delivering procurement services to ministries, agencies, crown corporations, municipalities, and private companies. We have advised, collaborated and supported government organizations, businesses, legal advisors seeking our expert services. We deliver our services in a manner that reduces harm and increases value opportunities for our clients.
FAIRNESS ADVISORY SERVICES
We provide independent Fairness services, including Fairness Monitoring, Fairness Advisory and Fairness Commissioner, to government agencies for large public-private-partnerships (P3/PPP) capital construction, complex IT procurements, and sensitive business or traditional services procurements. In this service, we offer clients an independent third-party written opinion of the fairness, openness and transparency of the procurement process observed.
PROCUREMENT CONSULTING AND ADVISORY SERVICES
We support clients in designing, developing, administering and managing complex procurement documents, processes and evaluation stages for traditional and innovative procurement models (PPP/P3, Negotiated RFP, Integrated Project Delivery). We offer both staff augmentation and remote support in this service.
POST PROCUREMENT ADVISORY SERVICES
Leveraging our expertise, knowledge and understanding of the applicable procurement frameworks, we conduct confidential reviews for government organizations, unsuccessful proponents or legal counsel, post procurement process completion, award, or cancellation. The review or advisory opinions requested may include the assessment of a bid dispute, contract or purchase risk matter, the fairness of the process administered, review of the buying organization’s debriefing process. We then provide an unbiased written opinion for use by the client (and its legal counsel) identifying the procurement matters for attention, if any are present.
CONTRACT & VENDOR MANAGEMENT ADVISORY / EXPERT OPINION SERVICES
We have experience perform detailed analysis, tracking and reporting of contracts; identification of risks and development of recommendations; contract delay claims and change management. We provide advice to contract management teams and legal advisors in managing and assessing contract, performance, financial and risk management; vendor governance; and procurement development. We work with clients to develop meaningful measures and metrics to manage vendors and contracts well. Should our clients find themselves in a contract dispute scenario, whether public or private, we additionally can provide strategic review, analyses and expert opinion services for their legal advisors’ consideration.
PROPOSAL DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
Sharing the insight gained from working on the procurement development and evaluation side for the public sector, we offer a strategic advantage to our private sector clients who are interested in responding to requests more successfully.
PROCUREMENT TRAINING SERVICES
We have experience in training teams and staff on common procurement risks, challenges and sound procurement principles and practices to administer fair, open and transparent procurement processes which encourages healthy competition and greater process challenge reduction. The service also generates informed confidence in the organization’s team members which allows them to better support their internal/external clients.