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What do the Procurement and Purchasing teams do

The Procurement team play an important role in University business and they are responsible for the strategy and processes involved in the acquisition of goods and services to the University in a sustainable and financially viable way. They are important in ensuring that the University operates fairly and transparently within the law governing Public Sector Procurement, as well as within the University Financial Regulations. The team are also responsible for contract management driving value for money across all areas of University external expenditure.

The Purchasing teams are responsible for the ordering and receiving of goods and services and working closely with the Procurement team in doing so. Their responsibilities range from raising requisitions, approvals, raising Purchase Orders and Receipting Goods for Faculties and Professional Service Groups at the University.

Current and prospective suppliers can find further information on the Suppliers pages.


Procurement and Purchasing contact details

By clicking find out more, Staff and Students with a login can access the Finance Intranet and find more information on Procurement and Purchasing, including information on valuing and proceeding with requirements, Placing Orders and Requesting Supplier

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