For a $100m global provider of mobile applications, Xenon Group was tasked to assess
the procurement function for their Brazilian business unit. The scope of the assessment
included a category spend analysis coupled with procurement process improvement
recommendations designed to align the organization to best-in-class standards.
Over the course of 12 weeks, the team conducted nearly 20 interviews with analysts,
managers and senior leaders while concurrently compiling, blending, and evaluating
large data-sets from disparate IT applications.
– Documented the approach and implementation plan for transforming the
– Identified gaps between existing and best-in-class procurement processes
– Quantified and prioritized category management opportunities.
The resulting deliverable identified a variety of qualitative benefits as well as nearly
$10m in savings across seven spend categories.