15-month mission

Transformation of the procurement-to-pay organization into a shared services organization for an oil & gas global company


Client wished to optimize and centralize purchasing management to reduce costs


Transform purchasing management from 1500 procurers spread among 200 sites to a centralized shared service center distributed on a few sites across the world

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Project was lead jointly by McKinsey and Orphoz

  • Defined a solution and a change management strategy (McKinsey & Orphoz)
  • Implemented a pilot project (Orphoz)
  • Defined a global deployment plan (Orphoz)
  • Created training supports and delivered training sessions (Orphoz)


  • 100 million dollars per year in purchasing management costs and purchasing costs reduction
  • 50% reduction of supply delays

Value added

  • Purchasing/supplying expertise
  • Ability to lead a large scale, international deployment
  • Expertise in the creation and delivery of training sessions
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