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​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 unit oversees all asects of the University's procurement activity. 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. We also manage the University's electronic procurement systems, which cover both sourcing and trading.

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, value Wales and the National Procurement Service for Wales.

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

Cardiff Metropolitan University is also an active participant in and supporter of the ​Welsh Government's Value Wales initiative. Value Wales aims to develop procurement policy for the Welsh public sector in a way that fosters collaborative procurement across and within the various public sectors within Wales. Background and latest news can be found at Value Wales (Procurement) ​- the details of this initiative also being available in the Welsh language.

Sustainability

Cardiff Metropolitan University actively supports the principles of sustainability throughout its operations - click here​ to be taken to the university's sustainability pages.