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Virtual Event: Improving Contract and Supplier Management

Improving supplier relationships and maximising results by getting back to procurement basics

Tuesday 6 October 2020

Agenda Overview:

Contracting and supplier management plays a significant role within the context of a department’s procurement efforts, with organisations that have clearly defined contract compliance processes achieving greater cost savings, reducing the time and costs associated with auditing supplier compliance and maintaining strong supplier relationships.

Which is why getting back to basics and getting the fundamentals of contract and supplier management in collaboration with digital initiatives is a must. The Public Sector Network’s ‘Improving Contract & Supplier Management’ virtual event brings together supply chain, shared services, contract management and procurement leaders to help you maximise results by improving the basics.

Key Takeaways:

The event for supply chain professionals looking to drive efficiency and ROI through improved contract and supplier management

Delve into how strategically managed contracts can extract value, reduce costs and mitigate risks

Explore procurement transformation best practice strategies and insights from public sector procurement leaders

Your Inspiring Speakers:

Rebecca Wilson

Head of Procurement and Supply

Andrew Walcott

Associate Director of Procurement
University of Sydney

Mark Lenzner

Executive Director of ICT & Digital Sourcing
NSW Government

Bruce Stevenson

Partner - Consulting

John Wesley White

Chief Procurement OfficerSanta Clara Valley Transit Authority

Teresa Scott

Executive DirectorAustralasian Procurement & Construction Council

Mike Baker

Director, Software Management Unit IT Commercial Services
Australian Taxation Office

Lynton Norris

Principal Consultant & Director & Public Sector Network Advisor
Lynton Norris Consulting

Stuart Brock

Senior Agreement Cloud Strategy Practice Director

Agenda Highlights:

09:00 am
Welcome from PSN
09:10 am
Opening from Chair
09:20 am
Getting the basics right: understanding the value of strategic contract and supplier management
Partner session: Bringing innovation to government contract management
09:50 am
How procurement can support business and economic resilience in the face of supply chain shocks
10:05 am
Partner session: How the ATO cut IT costs by leveraging third-party support via the Whole of Government Agreement
10:20 am
Strengthening supplier relationship systems to manage risk and business continuity
10:35 am
10:40 am
Panel Discussion: The future of public sector contract and supplier management
11:00 am
End of session


Complimentary to attend

For Public Sector only

Online event


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