Instructions for using this guide
Santos has chosen to use the Oracle Sourcing Module as part of its standardbusiness practice as it provides a consistent model / process for contractexecution, delivers significant internal & external efficiency gains, supports thestrategic sourcing process through the use of attributes which embeds totalcost of ownership thinking into standard business processes and provideslinkage to other Oracle ApplicationsWhen using this guide note the formatting of particular text throughout thedocument.
Number references exist on pages where multiple screen shotannotations are necessary. Below each of the screen shots tables arepresent which contain instructions relating to each number reference.
Words that are formatted as underlined text indicates that definitionsare present in the glossary located within the help function of theOracle Sourcing site.
Any wording below the tables that are formatted as
bold and italic
represent important points relating to actions required on those pages.Particular attention is drawn to the following guides contained in thisdocument:
RFI / RFQ / BA checklists which provide a list of mandatory andoptional tasks (pages 19, 43 & 64 respectively)
Negotiation flowchart which provides an overview of the whole process(page 2)As all negotiations differ greatly no reference has been made to typical timeframes between steps – this information will be provided by the ContractAnalyst running the negotiation.To keep yourself up to date with any updates to this document you shouldregister your interest in email updates via the Santos Procurement & Logisticswebsite:http://www.santos.com/MS_Default.aspx?p=253