Conduct demand and procurement spend analysis

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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Collect and analyse demand and procurement spend data

1.1 Identify and analyse demand patterns (organisational consumption), using a range of data sources and using appropriate breakdowns such as by category, region or time period.

1.2 Identify and analyse procurement spend data, using a range of data sources and using appropriate breakdowns such as by category, region or time period.

1.3 Establish and analyse the relationship between demand, consumption and procurement spend and assess business complexity of the buying organisation based on this analysis.

1.4 Develop product usage profiles and organisational spend profiles.

1.5 Establish causal links for demand and spend patterns through engagement with internal stakeholders and analysis of data.

1.6 Map and analyse processes involved across the whole procurement life cycle to identify potential for efficiencies and improved data gathering.

1.7 Review organisational policies and processes for procurement, asset management and budget, assess the impact of these on demand/spend and make recommendations to improve management of demand.

2. Develop and implement demand/spend management strategy

2.1 Develop and implement effective communication strategies to engage internal stakeholders, external and market stakeholders.

2.2 Develop and implement outcome based demand /spend management processes across the procurement life cycle.

2.3 Identify and use appropriate systems to support procurement and financial processes.

2.4 Develop and implement processes to control and manage the demand for particular goods and services according to influencing factors.

2.5 Identify staff skills and training and development opportunities related to demand/procurement spend management and incorporate these into professional development plans.

2.6 Develop outcome based, transparent and manageable performance metrics to ensure best practice is achieved, whilst satisfying organisational needs.

3. Manage demand/spend risks and opportunities

Review and analyse the market profile, including opportunities to influence or develop the market.

Identify and assess market dynamics including market cycles, product life cycles and growth/decline.

Assess realistically the desirability and practicality of ongoing market development and undertake market development activities where these are appropriate.

Identify and consider opportunities and risks associated with managing demand and procurement spend.

Qualifications and Skillsets

PSPPROC513 appears in the following qualifications:

  • PSP52512 - Diploma of Government (Procurement and Contracting)