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Exemption Management for Enterprise-Wide Contracts

Published: 15 July 2016

ID: G00386125

Analyst(s): Procurement Research Team


The Variance Request Template outlines information required for the submission of an enterprise sourcing agreement exception request. Information contained within the request must provide sufficient detail regarding the basis and background of the request to enable an objective analysis of the issue raised. Variance requests should require, at minimum, a clear business need, a set date at which the variance will end, and objective evidence the variance will improve business outcomes.

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