Xcina Consulting Ltd

Third Party Management & Assurance Services

XCL provides Third Party Management and Assurance expertise for organisations facing risks from their suppliers, partners or outsourcers. We cover procurement, evaluation, selection, contracting, technical compliance, operational risk, IT risk, supply chain continuity, relationship management and exit planning to provide effective third party management.


  • Design and manage the end to end RFP processes
  • Lead processes to identify, evaluate and select external suppliers
  • Implement comprehensive contractual agreements and performance requirements
  • Manage the Third Party Provider assurance audit programme
  • Design all Third Party supplier SLAs, KRIs and KPIs
  • Test effectiveness, accuracy and completeness of controls (SSAE18 & ISAE3402)
  • Monitor continuing accuracy and performance of control processes
  • Continuously review Third Party supplier SLAs, KRIs and KPIs
  • Assess and monitor all supply chain and Third Party risks
  • Mitigate risks by strengthening processes and controls


  • Thought leadership. Continuous assessment and challenge of established practices
  • Best practice. Continuous review/adoption of TP management practices
  • TP management framework designed specifically for each client
  • Key risks in the supply chain are identified and addressed.
  • Clear and robust contractual arrangements established with TPs
  • Measurable effectiveness of your response to supply chain risk
  • Easy assessment of TP compliance with contractual requirements
  • Comprehensive view of the entire supply chain
  • We identify opportunities for more effective TP management
  • Tailored training to embed best practices sustainably


£1100 to £1500 per person per day

  • Education pricing available

Service documents

G-Cloud 11


Xcina Consulting Ltd

Rob Treacey

+44 (0)20 3985 8467



Planning service Yes
How the planning service works Having assessed the risk inherent in the third party estate we assist clients in implementing a risk-based assurance planning and compliance audit execution process.
Planning service works with specific services No


Training service provided Yes
How the training service works We provide tailored training on Third Party management activities to ensure that best practices are embedded and sustainable.
Training is tied to specific services No

Setup and migration

Setup and migration
Setup or migration service available Yes
How the setup or migration service works We can facilitate and manage the end to end RFP process for supplier selection, commercial agreements, project planning and execution.
Setup or migration service is for specific cloud services No

Quality assurance and performance testing

Quality assurance and performance testing
Quality assurance and performance testing service Yes
How the quality assurance and performance testing works Specific to client

Security testing

Security testing
Security services Yes
Security services type
  • Security risk management
  • Security testing
  • Security incident management
  • Security audit services
Certified security testers Yes
Security testing certifications

Ongoing support

Ongoing support
Ongoing support service Yes
Types of service supported Hosting or software provided by your organisation
How the support service works Specific to client

Service scope

Service scope
Service constraints None

User support

User support
Email or online ticketing support Email or online ticketing
Support response times Email support. Response times are agreed specifically for each engagement,
User can manage status and priority of support tickets No
Phone support Yes
Phone support availability 9 to 5 (UK time), Monday to Friday
Web chat support No
Support levels Support levels are agreed specifically for each engagement. Costs are as set out in our SFIA rate card. A specific named individual is assigned to each engagement as a single point of contact.


Supplier type Not a reseller

Staff security

Staff security
Staff security clearance Other security clearance
Government security clearance Up to Security Clearance (SC)


Price £1100 to £1500 per person per day
Discount for educational organisations Yes

Service documents

pdf document: Pricing document pdf document: Skills Framework for the Information Age rate card pdf document: Service definition document pdf document: Terms and conditions
Service documents
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