Procurement - About us
What do we do?
We spend approximately £540m per year on supplies, works and services, across a wide variety of categories ranging from Social Care, Utilities and Highways provision to Catering and Office Supplies.
Our Commercial Team support us with the process of engaging with providers to select, award and contract manage agreements for the delivery of supplies, services and works.
The role of the Commercial Team is to ensure that we maximise our spending power so that delivery of our commissioned activities is established and managed to provide optimum quality, efficiency and outcomes. We have commercial expertise, deep knowledge of product and service categories, and access to national buying power. The Commercial Team are central to supporting our business areas with services and advice on both Procurement & Contract Management.