After concluding an agreement, it is transferred to the relevant contract manager. The contract manager takes care of the registration, will have to manage the contract and prevent it from disappearing into a drawer. By steering on the contracted services, agreements and actions (both for supplier and the purchasing organization) it is possible to maximize the use of the contract, to deploy it and to avoid risks.
Certainly, when you have a large contract portfolio, it is very important to actively monitor the contracts. To be able to monitor and get a grip on contracts and its suppliers, it is necessary to organize contract management. By setting up standard processes, roles, responsibilities, authorities and methods, this becomes clear. Metri has drawn up a specific approach to achieve this. By testing the processes and role fulfilment in practice during implementation, one is assured of successful implementation of contract management.
The Metri Contract Management Device consists of three phases: