Purchasing processes at Staffordshire University have been established to provide a strategic input and added value with an overview to ensure buying is in the best interests of the University as a whole. Staffs University is a member of a large purchasing consortium that arranges collaborative agreements for all to benefit. This link to North West Universities Purchasing Consortium (NWUPC) will provide further information.

Contract terms and conditions

In order to protect the commercial interests of the University, the following documents set out the terms under which Staffordshire University does business.  The clauses cover - for example - payment terms, delivery requirements, health & safety and ownership of goods.  All orders raised and contracts established are in accordance with these conditions.

Important information for suppliers

It is very important if you are a supplier, that you should always state a purchase order number on your invoice. We fully understand that there may be times when you will deliver good/services to University staff which may have taken place over the phone. Unfortunately, we are unable to pay you without a PO number and your invoice will be returned to you unpaid.

Tender Opportunities

Staffordshire University's uses Proactis e-tendering system to issue and advertise tender opportunities. All current tender opportunities can be found online.

If you have any questions regarding procurement within the University, please don’t hesitate on contacting us.

Nigel Peake, Head of Procurement

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