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Acquisition and

Category Management

Golden Key Group provides a wide range of Acquisition and Category Management Solutions that match customer requirements to the market in an efficient and effective way. GKG’s Category Management methods and practices meet program and organizational objectives while delivering noteworthy value and savings faster and more efficiently than traditional acquisition approaches. Our streamlined approach transforms acquisition, optimizes the delivery of programs, enhances value and savings, ensures the effective alignment of requirements with markets while improving supplier performance.

GKG successfully supported the following:

  • Coordinated development of Category Strategic Plans

  • Conducted government-wide contract inventory

  • Revised Spend Under Management (SUM) maturity
    model & baseline

  • Refined & supported the Best-in-Class (BIC) designation process

  • Developed an extensive suite of performance management reports

  • Formalized & delivered workforce training on category management

  • Designed and implemented Key Performance Indicators aligned
    to organizational and program objectives and created supporting
    guidance and training

GKG’s Acquisition and Category Management Solutions and the Analytics Team are led by David Shields. David Shields has managed procurement transformation programs across the world for many leading class organizations including an extensive program within the UK Government. With an extensive private and public-sector background, David has the capability to support large-scale complex change and transformation programs. He has extensive knowledge of supplier management and expertise at implementing eCommerce systems that drive transformation in efficiency and outcomes.

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