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Procurement Intelligence Services

I am a research analyst at a global provider of procurement intelligence services. We have been engaged by our client, a leading a&d (aerospace & defense) oem manufacturer for a study. We are currently seeking support from industry leading subject matter experts/consultants for fee-based primary interview & discussion. Please find below the project overview and list of questions that we seek your expertise on: project overview: our client would like to understand various commercial models adopted for outsourced engineering services in the aerospace, marine and heavy industrial sector. Along with that, they would also like to understand commercial models adopted by peers (top) players in the industry. Questions: contract models: 1. What are the various types of contract agreement/models that are used by aerospace/oem manufacturing companies for outsourced engineering services (such as electrical, mechanical engineering, technical data gathering and analysis, manual creation, manufacturing and repair engineering) in onshore and offshore locations? 2. Kindly describe the each contract models in detail with advantages/disadvantages and examples. 3. Provide us the most adopted contract models that are preferred by aerospace oem companies for engineering services in onshore and offshore location? Also pls provide us with the justification? Pricing models: 1. What are the various types of pricing agreement/models that are used by aerospace/oem manufacturing companies for outsourced engineering services in onshore and offshore locations? 2. Kindly describe the each contract models in detail with advantages/disadvantages and examples. 3. Provide us the most adopted pricing models that are preferred by aerospace oem companies for engineering services in onshore and offshore location? Also pls provide us with the justification? Competitor intelligence: 1. Provide us some insights on contract and pricing models adopted by various aerospace, marine and heavy industrial companies (provide case studies on how those companies engage with engineering service providers in onshore and offshore locations for below-mentioned peers) 2. Peers/companies that are of interest to us: boeing, airbus, ge, utc aerospace, pratt & whitney, siemens, caterpillar, wartsila, safran, honeywell. Kindly respond to the request at the earliest, and latest by 15th october 2016. If interested please feel to message me with any additional information you require. Thank you in advance for your time and patience and kindly share your e-mail id. Regards, deecan

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    Hi Deecan I will be more than happy to support you in this assignment. I have worked in "both sides...

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    Steven |Procurement & Supply Chain Expert

    Hello Deecan, I have deep expertise and knowledge of onshore and offshore contracts across all areas...

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    Hattie |Owner

    Hello, Deecan, We are help clients prodcure Packing machinery, flexo printing machinery in China. ...

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Procurement Centre Of Excellence

We are looking for experts in managing/ assisting the formation of a centre of excellence team context: one of our clients is planning on setting up a procurement intelligence centre of excellence. Query 1: networking for members of the intelligence team 1) who are the members of an intelligence team in a centre of excellence? 2) what are their respective roles and the best practice for collaboration between the experts in order to avoid redundancies? Query 2: how to set up an intelligence centre of excellence team? 1) what is the year on year targets that a company must reach to set up a successful intelligence centre of excellence team? Kindly respond with short answers. We would appreciate it if you could respond at the earliest.

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    Mubashar |Managing Director

    As a former head of global procurement with large hospitality ***** FRHI and Accor, I h...

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    Andy |Chief Procurement Officer

    before responding I would need to know your client to ensure there is no conflict for me to undertak...

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    Prince |Contracts & Procurement Senior Executive

    As a procurement SME , i have managed/ assisted in the ***** a centre of excellence teams for...

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Procurement For Oil & Gas Epc In China

I am writing on behalf of a consulting firm that conducts expert interviews in support of industry-wide studies for many of the world's fortune 1000 companies. We are an authorized zintro partner. For a current study , we are seeking experts who can share their opinion on how the largest oil & gas epc companies organize procurement locally in china. Please note that we are not looking for any confidential information and are only interested in your personal point of view and shared learnings. Our practice is to keep your identity anonymous, as well as that of our client. We are scheduling 1-2 hours discussions with experts, potentially followed by more, and we are happy to provide a compensation for each interview. We would welcome any referrals to other relevant experts as well. Best regards, kolyo

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    Antanios |Senior Gas Plant Electrical Engineer

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    Kevin |Director and Managing Partner

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    Kenneth Skjøtt Stagis |CEO

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Storefront Systems Procurement

I am chandhini, a research analyst with a global market research firm is the premier provider of customized procurement intelligence services specializing in sourcing, supply chain visibility, financial risk analysis, and green procurement. Some of our customers are the largest in the world, including over 70 of the fortune 500. We enable client decisions worth over us $25 b in procurement spend globally.   we have been engaged by our client, a leading company to understand market dynamics & best practices in procuring   storefront systems such as glass facades, doors, frames, cladding, curtain walls (for the retail industry). The region of interest are usa, uk, europe and china/japan.   we are currently seeking support from key, industry leading subject matter experts/consultants for fee-based primary interview & discussion for the following areas. 1. How big-box retailers like wal-mart, costco, tesco etc procure and install storefront systems?2. How fashion apparel retailers like ralph lauren, macys, american eagle, uniqlo etc. Procure storefront systems?is the procurement centralized from 1-2 suppliers who provide systems for all their stores? Or, is it procured locally from fabricators/dealers on an adhoc manner?  i write this email to request your participation in this engagement. As a follow-up to this request, we would be happy to give you a call to take you the key research questions and clarify any queries that you might have.   we appreciate your interest & look forward to your response by 18th january, 2016. Thank you. 

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    Steven |Business Development Manager

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    Jerry |CEO. Principal. Director of Architecture

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    Shaun |Vice President

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Epc Procurement Models In O&g

We want some inputs on a quick turnaround project 1. How does an epc service provider procure material for a new oil and gas plant/project (onshore/offshore)? 2. Do they have an msp model (single material provider) or they engage with multiple service providers for materials? 3. What are the different materials required for offshore/onshore civil works for an oil and gas project? Can the oil and gas company procure a few of the materials for the epc?

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Engineering, Procurement & Construction

We are a premier global provider of customized procurement intelligence services specializing in sourcing, supply chain visibility, financial risk analysis, and green procurement. Some of our customers are the largest in the world, including over 70 of the fortune 500. We enable client decisions worth over us $25 b in procurement spend globally. We have been engaged by our fortune 500 client, a leading fmcg company to understand the epcm pain/gain mechanisms adopted by other fortune 500 companies around the globe in na, la, asia, eimea. We are currently seeking support from key, industry leading subject matter experts/consultants for fee-based primary interview & discussion in the following areas: 1. Explain about the pain-gain (risk sharing) mechanism adopted in the construction industry when executing an industrial project – global and regional perspective (with relevant examples and case studies along with benefits and disadvantage in each mechanism) 2. How are general and risk sharing contracts framed between an epcm company and a global buyer of construction services (a fortune 500 company). 3. How are risks shared between buyer and seller when executing projects? (global and regional perspective) 4. What are the risk sharing methods/mechanisms used by both seller (epcm company) and buyer (a fortune company) to safeguard them? 5. Frequently used contract and pricing models for executing an epcm project by buyers and seller in various regions to attain maximum benefits (with relevant case studies) 6. How project over-costs and budget overruns are handled between a contractor (epcm company) and a buyer? As a follow-up to this request, we would be happy to give you a call to take you through the key research questions and clarify any queries that you might have. We appreciate your interest & look forward to your response by 26 sep, 2016. Thank you. Regards, gayathri

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Epc & Ppp Contracts

We are looking for a procurement and contracts expert for a smart city project. Brief requirement : should have experience in preparation of at least 2 epc contracts / ppp contract including concession agreement and service contracts. Experience in preparation of tender documents, carryout bid process management for e-governance projects.

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Fixtures & Furnishing Procurement

We are a leading market research company offering procurement intelligence to fortune 500 companies across industries. We are looking for experts who have strong knowledge in the procurement of fixtures & furnishing. Geographical scope: north america, europe, latin america, middle east and asia pacific project overview: 1.Retail furniture and fixtures - market outlook (current market size and future scenario) 2. Regional market outlook and trends for regional markets such as: • north america • europe • latin america • asia pacific 3. Global drivers & constraints in furniture and fixtures market and how do they differ with each region 4. Cost structure 5. Sourcing & engagement models: • analyzing of various sourcing models based on – market maturity & cost saving opportunities • challenges in implementation of various models and decision enablers • pros and cons of the various models 6. Pricing models: analysis of various pricing models, regional best practices with respect to pricing 7. Key kpis & slas we would share a detailed questionnaire once we receive a response from your end.

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    Tim |CEO, President and Director of Internati

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Indirect Procurement Of Services

I am the conference manager with an idea for a trainer. I am looking for an expert for indirect procurement. Please contact me through znote.

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    Jim |Principal

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Engineering Procurement And Construction Market

Dear experts, i am writing on behalf of a consulting firm that conducts expert interviews in support of industry-wide studies for many of the world's fortune 1000 companies. We are an authorized zintro partner. On a current study on the engineering, procurement & construction (epc) market, we are trying to collect best practices around execution of projects within the epc market. We are seeking to speak with experts with recent experience at one or more of the follow companies: - fluor, petrofac, saipem, technip, tecnicas reunidas, jgc japan, chiyoda japan, toyo engineering japan, kbr, keppel, kiewit and fcc (fomento de construcciones y contratas, spain). Please note that we are only interested to speak with experts who have experience at one or more of these companies. The experts would have expertise in project controls / project development and execution / pmo / risk management, or other relevant areas and be able to discuss the following topics: 1. Project categorization and tender stage-gate process: - e.G. Is categorization applied and during which phase; what is the process structure; 2. Bid and project calculation: - e.G. How are contingencies reflected within costs calculation; process and people used to review the financial aspect of the quotation costs and budgets; 3. Cost and time forecast/tracking: - e.G. Are there methods to improve predicting; any test processes; external variables (such as market, clients); system used for forecasting; 4. Project change and claim management: - e.G. Is there a guideline defining the procedure for changes in projects? 5. Project risk management: - e.G. Board roles and responsibilities regarding risks; consistency in dealing with risks - corporate risk appetite vs. Risk philosophy; shared learnings around risk management and continuous control; standard procedures adjustment; committee/governance body in place; internal control systems integration. We are asking experts to complete a 15-minute closed questionnaire (i.E. Agree/disagree type of questions) and a ~45-minute phone discussion with our client for a total of 60-minute engagement. We are happy to offer a flexible usd 300 compensation for each participation. Please note that we are handling the standard zintro fee separately, hence the experts are not involved in paying this. In case you are interest and able to help, please kindly let me know your contact details (email and phone/skype) and i could provide more specifics on the study and our standard process. Best regards, lou senior specialist, delivery & expert community

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    Joshua |Senior Project Manager

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    Shah |Management Consultant

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Engineering Procurement Construction

We wanted to work with an ex-project director from a reputed international epc company, who has a) worked extensively on tall building construction (>60 slabs) as a project manager/ director b) has international exposure in either middle east or se asia and c) is willing to relocate to india to work for 6-12 months on contract. The candidate with be part of the team that is driving construction excellence in one of the largest epc companies in india.

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    Phil |Managing Director

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    Paul |President

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Mining Procurement

Dear sir/madam, i am raj, a research analyst with ****. We are the premier global provider of customized procurement intelligence services specializing in sourcing, supply chain visibility, financial risk analysis, and green procurement. Some of our customers are the largest in the world, including over 70 of the fortune 500. We enable client decisions worth over us $25 b in procurement spend globally. We have been engaged by our client, a leading mining company in australia to understand market dynamics & procurement best practices in the mining construction market in the eastern and western regions of australia. We are currently seeking support from key, industry leading subject matter experts/consultants for fee-based primary interview & discussion for the following areas. 1) best procurement practices - contract structures, risk/reward incentive scheme, outsourcing of engineering services, key performance indicators 2) industry analysis - junior miners present in australia, sourcing strategies adopted, service outsourced, competitive intelligence i write this email to request your participation in this engagement. As a follow-up to this request, we would be happy to give you a call to take you the key research questions and clarify any queries from your side. We appreciate your interest & look forward to your response by october 31 2014. Thank you. Regards, raj

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    sbusiso |planning officer

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