Procurement Advisory

Procurement
Advisory

Marketing procurement is a
specialist discipline.

Procurement has always been an important function in a business

We find that procurement teams do not always have the same level of exposure to marketing suppliers as to other parts of a business.

Marketing procurement is a specialist discipline. We consult to procurement professionals in a number of ways.

As part of
Agency
Selection
process

We work with you and your teams in a consultative capacity to ensure that your compliance protocols are upheld; that supplier evaluation is appropriate and tailored; and that you have the correct commercial and financial advice where necessary.

Operational
Support

If an incumbent agency requires statutory review of commercial terms, we do the heavy lifting for you, using 20+ years of financial experience and proprietary industry data.

Advisory
Services

Good agency procurement is about determining value out, as much as it is about cost in. We carry out bespoke procurement consultancy projects or workshops designed to arm your team with the skills necessary to drive best in class agency procurement.

Agency Fees
and Contracts

You may not be about to pitch, but you may need to conduct a review of the incumbent. If so, we offer a range of services that will determine your current position and allow you to assess with complete confidence. Click here to see more. If you’re interested specifically in your media agency, click here for more.

Negotiation

Whether as part of a pitch, a review or a specific circumstance, we work with you to build and deliver an effective negotiation strategy with the agency.

To contact us about our services, or to discuss a tailored project in one or more of these areas.

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Case Study

Assessing Media Agency Contracts – Case Study

Assessing Media Agency Contracts – Case Study

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Challenging Problem Media agency contracts can be complex and, due to the evolution of media strategies, channel investments and technology, can ‘date’ relatively quickly. While most organisations have in-house legal and procurement expertise, they are often not specifically experienced in media agencies, which can lead to a weak negotiating position with agencies. Generally, challenges in media agency contracts are common to all. To fully understand the nuances of media agency operation, such that a suitable contractual template can be established. To fully understand the level of agency transparency and obligations on offer in the contract and calibrate this against the ...

FAQs

Our tender process is stage and gate and factors strength of supplier's proposition, people and culture, financial and commercial competitiveness and sustainability, quality of tested outputs and potential value of those outputs, and fitness for the specific context of need in your organisation. We work with every client individually to tailor this approach to need; and we work to fit with your regulatory and compliance conditions as appropriate.

Yes, we can. With over twenty years of continuous experience in procurement of marketing services, we can assess your approach and provide guidance.

We are able to insert any regulatory requirements regarding ethical practice and sustainability into the early vetting stages of a procurement process. This is done in complete alignment with you and discussed up-front, before project commencement.

We are well known for our considered and ethical approach to deliver mutually sustainable agreements between agencies and their clients. The principles we bring to any negotiation are strategic clarity, integrity, respect and sustainability, and when negotiating, we use these principles in every interaction we have. The depth of our remuneration and resourcing assessment provides all the armament needed to develop an aligned approach with you, and then conduct those conversations on your behalf, if you require it.

We cover a range of topics related to best practice in marketing procurement, including supplier procurement process, understanding market context and issues, how to work with marketing teams, supplier assessment, commerical benchmarking, supplier evaluation and account transition.

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