Cardiff Metropolitan University Procurement:
"To develop, implement and maintain an effective and robust procurement structure that ensures the timely supply of cost effective products and services that meet the needs and expectations of all users."
The Procurement department was created in 1996, and oversees the procurement activities on all four of the university's sites. We provide a wide range of functional and advisory services aimed at ensuring the achievement of value for money, the overall enhancement of the university's procurement activity and the maintenance of good contractual protection and effective expenditure processes.
Staff and contact information can be found in Contact Us.
If you would like to know more about how to become a supplier to Cardiff Metropolitan University or to the Higher Education Purchasing Consortium Wales, (HEPCW), then please visit How to Supply to Us.
Cardiff Metropolitan University views collaboration as a key element in the achievement of value for money, and actively pursues collaboration opportunities with other organisations and bodies. Of particular relevance to this objective are HEPCW and Value Wales (Procurement).
Higher Education Purchasing Consortium Wales
Cardiff Metropolitan Unviersity is an active participant in the Higher Education Purchasing Consortium, Wales (HEPCW). The University contributes to the management of the consortium as well as involvement in the consortium commodity groups, taking the procurement lead on two of these groups. Please visit the HEPCW site for more information on the consortium and its members.
Value Wales (Procurement)
Cardiff Metropolitan University is also an active participant in and supporter of the Welsh Government's Value Wales Procurement project. This initiative is aimed at developing and supporting collaborative procurement across and within the various public sectors within Wales, with the intention of unlocking savings through better and more focussed procurement and introducing procurement policy that supports the furtehr development of the Welsh economy. Background and latest news can be found at "Value Wales (Procurement)" - the details of this initiative also being available in the Welsh language.
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