A range of flexible on demand procurement consulting services

Procurement consulting services providing you with specialist support and insight for your business

Our services include:

Spend analysis & insight

Cost reduction & savings delivery programs

Category strategy development & implementation

Strategic sourcing & RFP management

Negotiation planning & execution

Supplier management

Contract re-negotiation

Capability Assessment

Organisations operate in different sectors and markets, all with distinct  challenges

We recognise your business cost challenges will be unique, our range of procurement services delivered by skilled practitioners with cross industry expertise, are well placed to address your key objectives, whether you’re looking to increase profitability, remain competitive during difficult market conditions or manage risk, we can;

  • Support you to better understanding your organisations contractual spend to reduce cost without impact quality of service
  • Provide you specialist procurement skills and experience for your “one off” major project
  • Help you maximise value and reduce risk by adopting the best “go to market” sourcing strategies
  • Help you manage supplier relations that drive market leading. innovation strategies
  • Leverage our experience to negotiate and acquire the most favourable contractual terms
  • Use our coaching centred approach to upskill your in house procurement and commercial teams.

Benefits of our procurement services

Leveraging our knowledge and experience to deliver you exponential value

  • Over 50 years of combined technology procurement experience to call upon
  • Unique solutions that reflect your circumstances, aspirations and business objectives
  • Our network of Associates provide additional real world insight and up to date ‘best practice’ in the ever evolving world of technology procurement
  • Exposure to expertise derived from other industries and sectors.
  • A coaching centered approach, ensures your in-house teams are up-skilled as part of our engagement
  • Change management skills enhanced by our position as being independent and objective
  • Provision of specific technical skills that are non-existent or in short supply in-house
  • Flexible resource with ability to scale up and down

Over 28 years procurement and commercial experience

With over 28 years procurement and commercial experience across Financial Services, Insurance, Pharmaceutical, Retail and Aerospace sectors (Barclays, Aviva, Astrazeneca, Rolls-Royce, Centrica), Marriage-Stanley specialises in Technology Sourcing. This high-level experiential background provides deep and tested insights into the sourcing and contract negotiation of technology projects, with a specialism developed in the sourcing execution of payment technology, front office software, business applications and associated IT Services.

Key to our success is building meaningful, lasting relationships that foster trust. We listen intently to determine “what’s not been said” and above all (without fear or favour) we will tell our clients what they need to hear, not what they want to hear. Our strongest asset is the ability to ask the difficult questions tactfully and sensitively, as the they often expose the “elephant in the room” and lead to a breakthrough in developing solutions.

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Working alongside your teams delivering sourcing excellence, supporting you in achieving your business objectives

Dennis Stanley
Managing Partner
+44 (0) 7812 192 754