Working with clients to understand their requirements and goals, formulating strategies based on cost, quality, time and risk parameters
Understanding the market, its limitations and drivers. Using real-time market intelligence to inform the procurement strategy not just for the short term but through the life of the project. Profiling suppliers to assess capability and capacity of the markets, providing the client with solutions which maximise competition and the opportunity for a successful outcome
Working with the client to determine the most appropriate collaborative contracting strategy based on the market’s expectations, risk allocation and incentivisation to deliver a successful outcome
Determining the best way to approach the market(s) to ensure best value is obtained by the client and that the right number of suppliers are invited to compete for the right scope of work
OJEU Compliant Tendering – Public and Private Sector – Best Practice
Demonstrating value through delivering programmes, savings, restructured supply chains and improving supply chain performance.
Supply Chain Management, Category Management and Supplier Relationship Management
Pre-procurement market engagement by profiling the requirements, analysing and understand the market and its dynamics, testing appetite, gauging capacity, understanding and building capability
Subject matter expertise, compliance, capacity modelling and financial analysis including mergers, acquisitions and risks
Sub-tier visibility and engagement, strategic analysis, critical supply chain risk and opportunity management, contract assurance
Geographical heat maps, critical supply chain mapping and business demographic
Best practice capture sharing and dissemination and supplier development
Ensure procurement doesn’t stop at the end of procurement and the benefits of collaborative category management are realised on an ongoing basis through effective data collection to track benefits, KPI’s and manage contracts
Effective Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) to build collaborative relationships to improve performance and gainshare opportunities and initiatives through effective working practices and early supplier involvement.
Commercial/ Contract Management and Contract Administration
Resolving contractual and commercial disputes
Detailed risk assessment and risk management
Reviewing and developing operational process flows
Ensuring all stakeholders understand and adhere to contractual obligations
Overseeing financial KPIs
Assessment and agreement of interim applications for payment
Dispute negotiations including preparation for formal proceedings
Negotiation and agreement of all claims and variations
Monthly cost value reporting, including preparation of periodic financial reports using Earned Value Analysis
Final account preparation and agreement between client and contractor.
Procurement of the infrastructure, operations and overlay for the Lima 2019 Games.
Our Directors have held senior positions undertaking the following roles
OJEU Compliant Procurement Management
Programme & Project Controls
Supply Chain & Procurement Management
Claims Advice and Production
David is a Director of ACQ Consulting Ltd and has over 25 years experience in the construction industry. David has worked in both pre and post contract roles and has held senior positions across a portfolio of different projects.
He has detailed knowledge of the law and commercial drivers affecting construction and corporate procurement and combines this with a dynamic approach to strategy development and implementation management.
Qualifications BSc MSc LLM MCIOB
BSc Construction Management, MSc Project Management, LLM Construction Law and Practice
Member of the Chartered Institute of Building