Closing Messages - John Collington, Cabinet Office
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  • 1. Driving a Culture of Innovation & Enterprise with SMEs - Closing Messages - John Collington Chief Procurement Officer UNCLASSIFIED
  • 2. Our Strategy: Key Areas of Focus & Outcomes Ministerial Buy In and Commitment  Increase in spend through GPS Our Primary Purpose  Higher % of CS trained staff Improving  Deployment of enabling technology Capability  Reduction in sourcing time & cost B More spend (25%) with SMEs Reducing Supporting the Deficit Growth  Credible pipelines to support SCM  Sustainable savings through CSR  Better perception of Procurement Deficit Reduction + Growth = The Burning Platform UNCLASSIFIED
  • 3. Progress to be Proud of Over the Past 12 Months……… Abolished PQQs for low value Simplified the Procurement procurements process through ‘LEAN’ Introduced new technology: Run regular ‘SME’ Panels to listen ‘Contracts Finder’ & ‘GeM’ and engage Developed & launched our new Set up the ‘Mystery Shopper’ G-’Cloud Store’ - 135 SMEsJust some of the SMEs now contracting directly with HMG: UNCLASSIFIED
  • 4. Just Some of the SME Headlines to Date UNCLASSIFIED
  • 5. Best So Far…. Friday 18th September 2011Whitehalls £1.1bn UK travel needs handedto small business.In a sign that the Government is seriousabout handing more work to smallbusinesses, Whitehall.....has awarded thedomestic part of a potential £2.6bn contractto Yorkshire-based Redfern Travel. UNCLASSIFIED
  • 6. Reducing Total Spend – Increasing Spend with SME’s Overall, Central But our spend withGovernment spend is… SMEs is… down on last year. on track to double. UNCLASSIFIED
  • 7. In Closing…. • For SME Suppliers • For Large Suppliers • For Procurement ProfessionalsThank you all for coming & your continued support! UNCLASSIFIED