WRParr Consulting, LLC

WRParr Consulting, LLC provides consulting and interim/contract executive services to companies or private equity firms in four areas – procurement, full-value productivity, strategic planning, and M&A integration.

Within each area, there are several ways Bill can assist management in achieving its objectives. In each case, the result is tangible, measurable, sustainable improvement.

Specific examples include:

Procurement excellence

·       Interim CPO or supply chain leader

·       Lead or support a cross-portfolio purchasing initiative for a private equity firm

o   Perform diagnostic to identify opportunities, including review of existing contracts

o   Develop category strategies

o   Run RFP process through agreement-in-principal

o   Implement vendor contracts

·       Lead or support a procurement transformation using a framework based upon People, Processes, and Projects

o   End-to-end process to capture opportunities - perform diagnostic, review existing contracts, develop category strategies, prepare RFP and analyze responses, negotiate agreement with vendors

o   Review staffing

o   Review and adjust key work processes, including implementing tracking mechanisms to drive progress, scorekeeping, implementation of a Project Management Office (PMO)

·       Manage the supplier interface from RFP to contract and negotiate on behalf of a company or private equity firm


Full value productivity improvement

·       Implement full value productivity framework based upon People, Processes, and Projects

·       Interim operations excellence leader

·       Lean Sigma implementation, including, staffing, project selection and management, KPI’s

·       PMO implementation to drive productivity improvement initiatives

Strategic planning

·       Facilitate strategy development using a practical, numbers-based process and focusing on translation of the strategy to action plans

·       Pressure-test strategies under development

·       PMO implementation to drive implementation of key strategies

M&A integration

·       Facilitate integration of a merger or acquisition using a process which is focused on achieving the deal value proposition