Dr Denis McBrinn, Development Director, NI Supply Chain Management Best practice and Codes of...
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Dr Denis McBrinn, Development Director, NISupply Chain Management Best practice and Codes of Conduct
Supply Chain Management?
Benefits of a Code of Conduct
Best Practice: Pre-contract award
ConductExamples of Best PracticeOpen, transparent & fair application processOpportunities widely advertisedERSA template EOILead Contractors not insisting on exclusive agreementsFair Terms & Conditions Ensuring T&Cs are reflective of level of riskOffering variations from the standard financial model Clarity of ExpectationsUndertaking due diligenceProviding written agreements & Letters of Intent
Value for Money Management Fees Detailing the service provided for the fee
Managing Financial RiskHelping access finance and manage risk
Best Practice: Post-contract award
ConductExamples of Best PracticeHonouring CommitmentsWritten agreements Changes to agreements only done with DEL consentManagement Information & Monitoring Agreeing simple and effective formats Effective use of IT to facilitate reportingCapacity Building SupportDedicated Partnership ManagersRegular Partner ForumsOn going training & supportPayment of SubcontractorsPayment terms agreed and honouredPayment in advance where necessaryEffective Dispute ResolutionRegular open and honest communicationPartner newsletters/e-bulletinsDealing with issues promptly
The Role of the Department
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