Proximity

Contract and Vendor Management

We see procurement as the start of a relationship.

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Our Experience

Our unique blend of legal, commercial and business skill sets allows us to foster good vendor relationships and achieve business outcomes.

We know how to establish contracts and set vendors up for success, as many of our advisors are also part of procurement projects.

We know that managing vendors, governance arrangements and forums can be time consuming and challenging.

So, we take a sensible approach that ensures best-value outcomes for business and treat vendors as partners in your business.

Skills and expertise

There is no part of your ecosystem we cannot support you with. We have skills and experience across all of the contract categories listed below:

  • Corporate (Facilities, Marketing, Office, Fleet, Travel)
  • Materials (Logistics, Transport, Construction, Machinery)
  • People (Professional Services, Employment, Talent)
  • Specialist (Medical, Security, Industrial)
  • Technology (Software, Hardware, Telco, Services).

WinnerMy Business Awards2020

Professional Services Business of the Year

FinalistAustralian Financial Review

BOSS Best Places to Work List

Finalist2021

Employer of Choice

FinalistAustralian Law Awards2020

Employer of Choice

Finalist2017

Top 10 Procurement Consulting / Professional Services Companies

Finalist2017

ALPMA / Lexis Nexis Thought Leadership Awards

WinnerAustralasian Lawyer Magazine2016

Top 30 Innovative Firms of the Year

Commonwealth Panels and Marketplaces

  • Airservices Australia Procurement and Resources Panel
  • Australian Government ABS Privacy Services Panel
  • Australian Government AFP Capability Support Services Panel
  • Australian Government Aged Care Policy Panel
  • Australian Government DTA Cloud Services Panel
  • Australian Government DTA Digital Marketplace
  • Defence Negotiation Services Panel
  • Defence Support Services Panel

State and Territory Panels and Marketplaces

  • ACT Government Light Rail Stage 2 Advisors Panel
  • ACT Professional Advisory Services Panel
  • Victorian eServices Register
  • Victorian Professional Advisory Services Panel

James Dunn

Director | Proximity

M 0407 888 894

Contact James, our service lead

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We are a leading provider of integrated consulting, commercial and legal services to government and large organisations. 

We collaborate with you to overcome challenges and achieve excellent outcomes. By creating an exceptional workplace culture, we equip our people with the confidence and knowledge to find the ‘right fit’ solution for your needs.

Clients can engage us for our respective expertise in legal, procurement, program, project and management consulting; but more notably, we offer the full suite of support on projects. We advise from start to finish, with Proximity consultants working seamlessly with Proximity lawyers and commercial advisors to deliver the intended project outcome.

Our team members are true experts in their field, who share their insights generously, at every step of the way.

Advantages of Proximity include:

Intensive support — dedicated resources working directly with your team.

No increase to your head count — the flexibility to scale up and down as required.

High quality — highly regarded practitioners that understand your sector.

Fresh approach — the flexibility and varied experience of external advisors and the intimate knowledge and commercial focus of an in-house team.

Tailored pricing — pricing solutions that suit your needs; whether you require price certainty or flexible pricing solutions that allow you to deal with uncertain demand.

Value for money — our model eliminates expensive overheads; and you benefit from the savings.

The Proximity difference means you: