The project team submitted the matters regarding the closure of Phase 1 "Launch of the project" and a control point for approving procurement category strategies of the 4th wave to the Steering Committee meeting.
To date, 3 waves of purchasing strategies have been developed: "off-the-road tires", "rolled metal products", "Oils and lubricants", "Spare parts for special machinery".
According to Mirlan Moldagaliyev, the senior manager of the "Price Monitoring and Category Management" department the project's goal is to combine purchased materials that are similar in technical and other properties into a single category. This will enable to improve the efficiency and transparency of procurement activities through the introduction of best practices. Moreover, the use of category strategies will contribute to reducing costs for creating and maintaining stocks, gain savings, develop partnership relationship with qualified suppliers.
The current Steering Committee approved procurement category strategies of the 4th wave, namely "Protective clothing" and "Maintenance and repair of special equipment" categories. The closure of Phase 1 “The Project Launch” was also approved.
The Head Office and its 7 subsidiaries are involved in the project: “Shardarinsk HPP” JSC, “Samruk-Green Energy” LLP, “First Wind Power Plant” LLP, “Moynak HPP” JSC, “Ekibastuz SDPP-2 plant”JSC, "Ekibastuz SDPP-1 named after Bulat Nurzhanov” LLP," Bogatyr Komir" LLP, “Alatau Zharyk Company” JSC, “Almaty Power Plants” JSC.