What we offer as part of
commercial and procurement support

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Bring our combined commercial, procurement and technology skills to support you to review current IT and digital outsourced services, and define and implement the future model.

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Supplier contracts

Understand your current supplier and contract arrangements and identify where improvements could be made.

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Supplier strategy

Development of a supplier strategy and ecosystem to deliver your Digital and ICT strategies.

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Sourcing strategy

Support development and delivery of the sourcing strategy from initial discovery and market engagement through to award and mobilisation of new suppliers.

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Change management

Supporting with change management by sharing best practice advice and guidance on excellent commercial and sourcing practices.

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Operating model review

Review current procurement and commercial operating model and processes to identify areas for improvement and keep pace with modern practices and legislative changes.

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Negotiation advice

Expert commercial and negotiation skills and advice for complex contractual arrangements.

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Regulatory advice and compliance

Expert advice on procurement regulations, how to maintain a strong compliance and the impacts on ways of working.

How we will benefit you

Our expert knowledge of the digital and IT supplier markets and solutions combined with our commercial and procurement expertise will help you to create the most effective supplier solutions and ecosystems.

It’s our approach that sets us apart from others. We’ll share our knowledge and best practice based on practical experience to ensure you’re getting the best return on your relationships and investments.

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What do our customers think?

"Socitm Advisory were great to work with. They quickly got to know our organisation and through an evidenced-based approach, created an invaluable view of our IT portfolio."

Lee Edwards
National Lottery Heritage Fund

"We were thoroughly satisfied with the work Socitm Advisory provided and their attention to detail. Their working style was very passionate, and they fitted well within project team."

Marco Reece-Heal
Midlothian Council

"Socitm Advisory has been a true partner to us... taking us through a thorough ICT review, options appraisal, and in-sourcing programme."

Glyn Peach
Lancashire County Council

"The Socitm Advisory team supported us by providing procurement and appraisal for the major refresh on our IT application for our new ICT cloud strategy... to a successful conclusion."

Project Team Member
Folkestone & Hythe District Council

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