Welcome to Procurement & Business Services
We provide Procurement services i.e. researching demand, sourcing markets, specifying requirements, tendering, evaluating, negotiating, administering contracts, monitoring performance and reporting our findings, all aimed at supporting the cost-effective purchase of supplies, services and works requirements on behalf of a range of clients and end-users throughout the University.
We have overall responsibility to facilitate the delivery of Value for Money expended through good procurement practice in Faculties and Directoratess, whilst reducing the University's exposure to commercial, operational and compliance risks. We act as an important point of contact and catalyst in building ethical business relationships with suppliers and contractors in various supply markets.
Our web site seeks to enable user access to our Corporate Contracts, Consortia Arrangements and National Agreements for supporting the quality all teaching, research and enterprise activities at local, regional, national and international levels. Information provided on Procurement Procedures, Contracts and Preferred Suppliers, is supported by a body of knowledge, advice and guidance on a range of general and specific areas within the supply chain. In partnership with clients and users, we aim to assist the process of developing a Procurement framework that supports transparency and effectiveness and provided continuous good value to the activities of clients.
We hope you find the information provided is supportive and useful to you either as a client or potential supplier and welcome your feedback on our web pages; we would also be grateful to receive your suggestions for making improvements to the quality and usefulness of the site.