The annual third-party expenditure for the University is circa £100M which can be supplemented by significant capital investment aligned with our Capital Programme.
Procurement Services is a centre-led strategically focussed procurement function which will:
The University’s Procurement Services organisation provides strategic leadership, strategic sourcing, policy and governance setting for major procurement activity, and manages key strategic supplier relationships. Our overarching principles are that:
We also ensure that the supplier relationship management of our suppliers delivers high standards of performance, continuous improvement and innovation.
Procurement Services Mission is to deliver “Commercial Excellence”.
Our Vision is to create “a centre for procurement excellence, delivering commercial value and optimum outcomes” which are delivered through four key goals.
The university spends a circa of ￡100 Million on goods and services.
By delivering value for money services we will protect the University and enable it to achieve its 2030 Vision.
By delivering the best outcomes across the organisation whilst maximising commercial opportunities.
By working together with our key stakeholders, to deliver the best outcomes by listening to others, challenging each other constructively and respecting each other’s point of view.