Take the pain of services contracts bidding, formulation, and procurement of custom-engineered equipment out of your hands.

Complex contract formulation & capital equipment procurement can be a high-stress, and time-consuming process. For these periodic requirements, let PURSUIT champion RFP/RFQ formulation, bid issue, negotiation, summary & recommendation, and contracts & purchase order formulation activities.

 

Focus on your core business

Engaging PURSUIT allows client to attend to core competencies (i.e. engineering, daily operations).

 

Best practice approach

Professional scope of work/scope of supply development with client. Best negotiated price, terms & conditions, quality, and delivery achieved with strategically sourced quality bidders.

Reduce administrative burden

Maximize productivity by outsourcing. With PURSUIT’s processes and documentation, all contracts and purchase orders will be definitive and concise.   

Maximize your purchase dollar

Why hire expensive full time senior staff? Your firm may only have periodic complex supply chain requirements for an experienced supply chain professional.

What we do for you

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RFx's Formulation & Bid Issue

PURSUIT maximizes value through definitive scope of work/supply development, and strategic sourcing of suppliers. Throughout the competitive bid process, we ensure immediate expediting of technical & commercial clarifications.

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Negotiations

PURSUIT negotiates best mix of price, terms & conditions, quality, & delivery on your behalf.

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Bid Summary & Recommendation

Providing client with bid spreadsheet analysis as required for comparative purposes.  Professional executive summaries and recommendations prepared and issued to client for review and approvals.

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Contracts & POs

Ensuring contracts and purchase orders include all ‘agreed to and approved’ documents originating from vendor and client. We will issue client signed purchase order to contractor/vendor, and expedite signed copy from the vendor.

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SCM Department Setup

Extensive experience with startup companies. We provide support in hiring staff, developing & implementing supply chain policies & procedures that meet in-house needs, and match customer’s client supply chain policies.

 

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Policies & Procedures

PURSUIT will review current supply chain policies & purchasing procedures and offer recommendations for change. Upon development of revisions, we will assist in implementation as required.

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About

Shawn Purcell, Director

Oil/gas and mining supply chain specialist with +25 years broad based domestic & international experience in oil/gas, mining, operations, engineering procurement & contracts management (EPCM), pipelines, and manufacturing/fabrication.

We deliver effective project and operations value by maintaining integrity and best practices.

We develop effective procurement processes, motivate high performance teams, and closely collaborate with executive and cross-disciplinary teams, whilst negotiating win-win relationships with suppliers, contractors, and stakeholders.

Industries

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Oil & Gas

EPCM

Manufacturing

Mining

Construction

Shawn was instrumental in leading all contracts and procurement activities

We were so impressed with Shawn’s efforts we brought him back to K+S Potash in 2017-2018 at the beginning of our operational phase for our master supply agreements (MSAs) initiative, which included development of internal processes, terms & conditions, contracts documents, and negotiating & awarding of these contracts. His broad-based operational and projects experience and insight was a key resource for K+S colleagues.

Lowell Berg
Vice President, Procurement, Legal & Risk at Western Potash Corp.
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada


Shawn is an exceptional leader with vast knowledge and experience in the field of procurement and contracts.

He is a great initiator and coordinator of team activities, a team player that ensures everyone is carried along. He is also a fantastic organizer and very creative person. Shawn helped me to settle quickly in my role as a new employee as he does for all others joining our team. I highly recommend him to any team seeking a high achiever!

Emmanuel Oladokun, CBAP®
Senior Business Optimization Analyst, Procurement & Materials Management at K+S Potash

These are the lessons that benefit me wherever I go as procurement specialist.

Shawn trained and mentored me in becoming a Project Procurement Specialist for an EPCM firm’s clients in the mining industry. He taught me lots of valuable career skills. He provided insight into what everyone’s roles were within a project environment, how to plan your work, and communicate effectively in a multi-discipline environment.

Li Zhang MA BA SCMP
Sr. Specialist, Project Procurement at Cameco Corporation
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada 

Protection

Definitive, clear, concise, and fair negotiated terms & conditions are paramount in any contractual agreement for provision of services, or goods for all parties. PURSUIT ensures all terms and conditions are negotiated to ‘mitigate’’ any future potential legal encumbrance. 

Collaboration

PURSUIT is well versed, and skilled in the importance of cross-disciplinary input in the contracts & procurement process, in both operations and projects environments.

Progress

Keen adherence to critical path is paramount to continually meet or exceed project schedule requirements. We ensure project managers are kept abreast of potential schedule slide and offer mitigation.

 

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