Contracting, Purchasing and Finance
The MOD has developed a replacement system for its procurement tools. The CP&F system will provide a single end to end capability by providing significant change opportunities for the MOD and suppliers in terms of improved contract visibility. It will enable a more efficient, effective and reliable process as well as providing timely management information.
MOD has taken a significant step forward in modernising its procurement systems by switching on the purchasing and finance elements of the Contracting, Purchasing and Finance system (CP&F) in December 2016 and retiring both P2P and DFMS systems. The ultimate goal is to provide a single end to end capability, replacing paper processes and conducting all procurement action electronically.
The MOD have created a new demand capture and contract management capability for each aspect of the procurement process, this is not a commercial based tool; it is for the entirety of MOD. From the person with the requirement for goods or services that records it on CP&F right at the beginning to kick-start early planning, through finance officers giving approval on CP&F to commercial officers using CP&F instead of ASPECT.
The processes of Demand Capture and Contract Management into CP&F, delivers;
- More Effective Planning
Captures the necessary details to begin formulation of a new Contract, which will also feed into a centralised Forward Contract Workplan.
- Collaborative Working
Building the T&C’s to create the tender document with an online “collaboration team” made up of various functional stakeholders.
- Monitor Contract Performance and Management
Contract stakeholders manage the finalised Contract including KPI’s and deliverables.
The new system delivered significant benefits for MOD and its supplier base by implementing a standard set of processes underpinned by timely, reliable management information on all contracts and spend.
For supplier guidance and support contact details please visit the guidance for suppliers’ websites.Find Out More