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„Concept, development and implementation of a procurement shared service center of insurance company“ Initial situation Company: On of the leading insurance groups

 Purchasing activities spreadover14 subsidiaries in Europe  High process complexity due to the lack of harmonization and standardization  Different degrees of professionalism concerning strategic tools and controlling

Project approach Project topic: Implementation of a procurement Shared Service Center

 Analysis of purchasing activities across the group (within procurement departments as well as Maverick Buying)  Benchmarking and deduction of size of future purchasing organization  Successive transfer of commodity groups into shared service center flanked by professional change management Project results

Project target: Centralization, Benchmarking and professionalization within a SSC Procurement

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 Centralization of all activities within procurement and development transfer plan for maverick buying activities  Significant reduction of and professionalization of procurement resources  Increasing of awareness for procurement within the company due to success-oriented controlling

“A thorough analysis, political sensitivity and the corresponding consistency during the implementation were the success factors for the development of shared service center within 1.5 years.” Christian zu Salm-Horstmar Managing Partner

Procurement SSC  
Procurement SSC  

Project topic: Implementation of a procurement Shared Service Center Project approach Analysis of purchasing activities across the group (wi...