Strategic Sourcing Process Toolkit

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Govern Strategic Sourcing Process: implement a member retention strategy from your organization operation perspective that ensures maximized connection to maintain branch membership.

More Uses of the Strategic Sourcing Process Toolkit:

  • Support efforts to assess and enhance Strategic Sourcing Processes across categories of suppliers, engaging existing and new vendors to negotiate best value, pricing and other relevant terms in contracts.

  • Arrange that your corporation assess engine components and tools, supplier Quality Systems, supplier selection, and Strategic Sourcing Process development with the objective of overall Quality Improvement and resolution of Supplier Quality issues.

  • Utilize Strategic Sourcing Process when appropriate to test pricing in the supply market and establish best cost contracts (Total Cost of Ownership).

  • Assure your strategy assess engine components and tools, supplier Quality Systems, supplier selection, and Strategic Sourcing Process development with the objective of overall Quality Improvement and resolution of Supplier Quality issues.

  • Be certain that your operation assess engine components and tools, supplier Quality Systems, supplier selection, and Strategic Sourcing Process development with the objective of overall Quality Improvement and resolution of Supplier Quality issues.

  • Evaluate Strategic Sourcing Process: strategic visionary, persuasive communicator, artful motivator and builder of high performance teams.

  • Systematize Strategic Sourcing Process: analytical, Data Driven mindset and can apply Strategic Thinking to problem solve and drive organization goals and outcomes.

  • Manage the balancing of service, people, change and cost in the delivery of your strategic plan and day to day operations for area of responsibility (where appropriate).

  • Optimize controls System Design and manage re use to serve multiple product lines and functional requirements with focus on your Strategic Roadmap.

  • Manage Strategic Sourcing Process: strategic Database Design, planning and execution with product and application Engineering teams.

  • Make sure that your planning contributes to cross functional Strategic Planning and assesses risk and benefits of forecasts.

  • Steer Strategic Sourcing Process: actively participate in the formation, development, implementation, and administration of your organizations strategic plan.

  • Devise Strategic Sourcing Process: research and understand market needs, trends and competitive offerings to identify Strategic Partnerships, go to market strategy and long term revenue growth.

  • Warrant that your business complies; directs the development of the IT sourcing strategy and provides executive oversight for strategic vendor and partner Relationship Management.

  • Drive high impact / strategic procurement initiatives with the goal of driving substantial value realization efforts in all forms revenue generation, Cost Reductions and Productivity Improvements while maintaining or improving Product Quality and supplier Service Levels.

  • Confirm your venture leads the collaboration in the development and execution of all strategic and tactical plans to achieve growth potential and optimal business partnership in each account.

  • Arrange that your organization develops and drive Lean Roadmap in collaboration with commercial and business teams to use in the deployment of Voice Of Customer, Product Development, and commercialization Strategic Objectives.

  • Confirm your business participates in the development and management of the annual operating expenditure and Capital Expenditure budgets to align investments with strategic plans.

  • Drive Strategic Sourcing Process: partner with brand marketing counterparts to craft the strategic vision for a project, season, or annual effort, and be able to distill that further to a sharp creative strategy that is inspiring and measurable.

  • Be accountable for providing Strategic Direction to inspire creative solutions that deliver on Business Objectives.

  • Lead the design and engineering of Data Science applications solutions that have significant strategic impact and achieve long term competitive advantage.

  • Align and operationalize enterprise tactical and strategic goals and metrics; provide program accountability, traceability, program communications, program and Project Planning, and governance.

  • Ensure accurate financial controls and governance are in place with respect to long term strategic and Product Portfolio decisions.

  • Manage the translation of Strategic Direction into efficient, effective and supportable solutions ensuring success while maintaining compliance to Internal Processes and policies.

  • Confirm your organization complies; partners with other organization departments to ensure Strategic Thinking is incorporated in all aspects of your organizations work.

  • Support Project Leadership to build, structure and professionally develop staff to align with client needs, organizational objectives, and strategic program growth.

  • Ensure you coach; lead strategic framework and market analysis to set the brand voice, message architecture, concept and design for cohesive storytelling and brand communications.

  • Assure your strategy assess, develop, and execute strategic training plans to prepare employees for success during and after the change.

  • Identify Strategic Sourcing Process: work closely with Product Managers, product designers, and engineering to lead or contribute to large scale strategic projects.

  • Confirm your organization advises functional leaders and executives making strategic investments in applications, databases, technologies, systems, services, or processes as a result of architectural development.

  • Establish that your organization implements Cost Reduction opportunities by employing techniques of price/cost analysis, negotiations, Strategic Sourcing and value engineering.

  • Be certain that your planning develops solution designs and leads implementation efforts from an architecture perspective for all Technology Platform projects.

  • Ensure you arrange; succeed execute against a Strategic Roadmap for the Digital Transformation team and coordinate with the various journey Key Stakeholders.


Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Strategic Sourcing Process Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step Work Plans and maturity diagnostics for any Strategic Sourcing Process related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Strategic Sourcing Process specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Strategic Sourcing Process Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a Data Driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...

STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 999 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of Process Design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Strategic Sourcing Process Improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. Are the Strategic Sourcing Process Requirements testable?

  2. In the past year, what have you done (or could you have done) to increase the accurate perception of your company/brand as ethical and honest?

  3. Will new equipment/products be required to facilitate Strategic Sourcing Process delivery, for example is new software needed?

  4. What sources do you use to gather information for a Strategic Sourcing Process study?

  5. Is risk periodically assessed?

  6. What were the criteria for evaluating a Strategic Sourcing Process pilot?

  7. Are you paying enough attention to the partners your company depends on to succeed?

  8. Is it possible to estimate the impact of unanticipated complexity such as wrong or failed assumptions, feedback, etc. on proposed reforms?

  9. Why is it important to have senior management support for a Strategic Sourcing Process project?

  10. What Strategic Sourcing Process data do you gather or use now?

Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Strategic Sourcing Process book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Strategic Sourcing Process self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Strategic Sourcing Process Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Strategic Sourcing Process areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Strategic Sourcing Process Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline Data Protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:


STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Strategic Sourcing Process projects with the 62 implementation resources:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Cost Management Plan: Eac -estimate at completion, what is the total job expected to cost?

  2. Activity Cost Estimates: In which phase of the Acquisition Process cycle does source qualifications reside?

  3. Project Scope Statement: Will all Strategic Sourcing Process project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Strategic Sourcing Process Project Team have enough people to execute the Strategic Sourcing Process project plan?

  5. Source Selection Criteria: What are the guidelines regarding award without considerations?

  6. Scope Management Plan: Are Corrective Actions taken when actual results are substantially different from detailed Strategic Sourcing Process project plan (variances)?

  7. Initiating Process Group: During which stage of Risk planning are risks prioritized based on probability and impact?

  8. Cost Management Plan: Is your organization certified as a supplier, wholesaler, regular dealer, or manufacturer of corresponding products/supplies?

  9. Procurement Audit: Was a formal review of tenders received undertaken?

  10. Activity Cost Estimates: What procedures are put in place regarding bidding and cost comparisons, if any?

Step-by-step and complete Strategic Sourcing Process Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

2.0 Planning Process Group:

3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log

4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Strategic Sourcing Process project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance

5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 Strategic Sourcing Process project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Strategic Sourcing Process project with this in-depth Strategic Sourcing Process Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Strategic Sourcing Process investments work better.

This Strategic Sourcing Process All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.


Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.