IT Outsourcing Client and Supplier Services

SHC offers custom IT Services outsourcing consultancy services for both clients and suppliers. Focused on building a long term relationship, we support your initiatives and bring you the skills you need, only as you need them. We are extremely experienced in understanding how to seamlessly work with client teams, whether it be in leadership or support roles. We know the issues and roadblocks and can help your project foresee and avoid them.

Types of client engagements SHC can help with include:

  • Sourcing Assessments – help with validating a specific sourcing initiative
    • Financial analysis and Base Case construction
    • Sourcing scope identification
    • Benefit identification, including market price analysis
    • Sourcing readiness assessment – organizational review
  • Sourcing Transaction Management – implementation of sourcing initiatives
    • RFP Development, including scope of work, service levels, etc
    • Financial Base Case building
    • Pricing approach and strategy
    • Managing the bid competition
    • Negotiation leadership and support
  • Governance Services
    • Overall Governance process reviews
    • Development of contract management tools
  • Education and Workshops

Higher Education – OPM (Online Program Management) Sourcing

Building on recent experience contracting in this space, Stuart Harris Consulting is moving to offer broad deal Advisory services for OPM.  These services range from helping in strategy development, assisting in the RFP/sourcing process, contract development and negotiation all the way through to contract governance and exit strategy development. SHC recent experience in this space includes: –

OPM Case Study 1 – Running an RFP approach to OPM solution selection.  

OPM Case Study 2 – Negotiating terms for exit from an OPM agreement.  

Contract Manager Tools

We have experience working with many types of contact governance tools, including our own Deliverable and Obligation tracker.