Developing & Implementing an Effective Contractor Management System

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Your Presenter: Roy McKnight

  • Manager, Industry Initiatives, ENFORM

Best practices, tools and techniques to develop and implement a CMS that delivers clear operational and cost benefits to your organization … achieves high levels of support and usage … and integrates effectively with other business systems.


One thing is certain: designing, developing and implementing an effective CMS system can be a major and costly organizational challenge.

But the payoff can be enormous.

A properly-designed CMS can standardize and simplify contractor management … improve OHS training and compliance and reduce contractor injury rates … improve contractor cost efficiency and productivity … promote more efficient management decision-making … and significantly reduce legal risk to the organization.

But how do you develop and implement an effective CMS system? What functionality and capability should your CMS include? What current and new CMS tools and technologies should you consider in your plan? What proven best practices can help you to more easily develop, implement and manage your CMS system? How do you integrate your CMS effectively into your other business systems?

Here’s the Practical Help You Need to Develop and Implement an Effective Contractor Management System

Here’s just a sample of what you’ll learn at this Webinar:

  • What is a contractor management system (CMS) … current definitions and functionality of CMS … an overview of CMS technology and solutions currently available in the marketplace … in-house development vs “packaged” software solutions … why CMS is not “one size fits all” … a basic, proven approach to planning your CMS project … how and where to start your CMS research
  • Why adopt a CMS: what specific benefits your organization can expect to achieve, including closer management of contractor functions … tighter control of contractor costs … more effective contractor trainingreduced incidents and injuries due to improved OHS training and compliance … and higher contractor productivity and cost-effectiveness.
  • Who should develop and implement a CMS … identifying key stakeholders in the CMS design and development process … establishing clear CMS goals and building user consensus … tactics for gaining management support … proven best practices for achieving higher levels of user input and involvement in your CMS project
  • Planning your project to develop a CMS … conducting on site visits and managing the initial scoping phase … compiling and using incident statistics and other key worksite data … conducting gap analysis to determine goals of CMS project … using workshops, feedback sessions, and other techniques to improve contract partner communication and involvement … presenting your CMS project plan to upper management
  • Elements of a CMS program … common CMS components and what they can do … identifying the specific components required by your workplace, including reporting, record-keeping and monitoring requirements … key steps to designing a CMS that achieves required goals and functions of your organization and your contractors
  • Implementing a CMS program … critical steps to developing a workable implementation planpresenting your plan to employees and contractors … best practices to support and coach site-based personnel and improve communication with CMS project team … integration of your CMS into other business systems (Quality, Safety, Operations)
  • Contractor management system tools … what you need to know about the wide range of practical tools that can be integrated into your CMS to help you monitor and manage your CMS system more easily … from customizable dashboards to email communication to workflow tracking tools.
  • And much more.

What you learn in just 90 minutes could help you to dramatically improve the efficiency and effectiveness of your CMS project … make sure your CMS project achieves critical organizational goals … take advantage of proven best CMS practices, tools and technologies … and make the development and implementation of your CMS far more cost effective and easier to manage.