Procurement Transformation – Design and Delivery



A Global Services Company

Business Challenge

The client’s Asia Pacific business was undertaking a region wide transformation of their internal organisation to create a substantial step change in its operating costs, service quality and agility. Regional procurement services were identified as a priority opportunity area and the leadership team needed experienced transformation expertise to accelerate a broad range of value creating projects.

How Lilyfield Partners helped

Lilyfield Partners provided an experienced procurement transformation lead that:

  • Developed an overall transformation delivery structure and governance
  • Designed the new operating model and the new procurement organisation
  • Managed the delivery of a number of projects to accelerate procurement value delivery 
  • Assisted with the recruitment of the new procurement leadership team

Outcome Delivered

The program has delivered the new operating model, new procurement organisation and substantial benefits within the first year. The first six months of the program saw delivery of 15% of the total benefits through Quick Win initiatives, as well as deployment of the new buying solution. The new procurement leadership team is delivering target benefits, with a significant contribution to net profit.