About Us

 

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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 strategic and functional advisory services aimed at ensuring the achievement of good value for money, the maintenance of good contractual protection and ensuring our corporate responsibilities to the environment, local communities and equality of treatment throughout our supply chains. 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, the other regional higher education procurement consortia across the UK and the National Procurement Service for Wales.

Higher Education Purchasing Consortium Wales


Cardiff Metropolitan University 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. Please visit the HEPCW site for more information on the consortium and its members. 

National Procurement Service for Wales ('NPS')

Cardiff Metropolitan University is also an active participant in and supporter of the ​Welsh Government's National Procurement Service, Wales ​- 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.

Ethical Employment and Modern Slavery  

Cardiff Metropolitan University recognises its role in promoting equality, diversity and helping to eradicate all forms of slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour in its supply chains. The University's Modern Slavery Act statement may be found on our home page. This statement also recognises the University's commitment to Welsh Government's 'Ethical Employemnt in Supply Chains' code of practice.