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Procurement and suppliers

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Our Procurement team plays an important role in University business and are responsible for the strategy and processes involved in acquiring goods and services for the University in a sustainable and financially viable way.

We operate fairly and transparently within the law governing public sector procurement, as well as within the University Financial Regulations.

How to supply us

We usually engage with suppliers via a tender or quotation process for a specific requirement. We don't operate an approved supplier list; suppliers are engaged following a tender or quotation process.

We trade on our standard terms and conditions and require suppliers to provide evidence of their financial and technical or professional standing as part of our due diligence practices. As part of our due diligence checks we'll require copies of relevant certification and insurances. We'll also require confirmation of company status and a declaration of any conflict of interest.

We welcome suppliers of all kinds, including small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

We don't accept speculative sales calls or meetings, instead please register on our tendering portal In-Tend, where we advertise opportunities. If you wish to contact us more generally about your products or services, then contact the procurement team by email or register directly on our In-Tend portal.