The Procurement Office is here to help you select the best suppliers and achieve best overall value for money, whatever you are buying, whether from unrestricted or research funds.
In addition, assistance and information can be obtained from our website, and from our frequent training and awareness sessions.
Procurement is defined as the acquisition, whether under formal contract or otherwise, of goods, services and works from third parties.
The Procurement Office offers direct professional services by our qualified staff to help the budget-holders, research principal investigators and Heads of Schools/units or School Administrators to achieve best practice, best value and efficient acquisition.
Budget holders and others with responsibility for formulating purchasing requirements, have a key role in the procurement process.
Contact details for enquiries under the Freedom of Information Act.
The Director of Procurement is responsible for advising the University on all aspects of procurement.