The National Procurement Policy Statement and the Procurement Pipeline in Higher Education

Many in the Higher Education sector will know that the PPN05/21 – The National Procurement Policy Statement – outlines new requirements for all contracting authorities. Many colleagues will now…
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Job Opportunity – SUMS Group Administrator

Job Title: Administrator Salary: £25,000, 1.0 FTEReporting to: SUMS Administration ManagerLocation:  Office based – University of Reading campus, with flexible working SUMS Administrator Job DescriptionDownload About SUMS – Specialists…
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SUMS group client Aberystwyth University is recruiting for a Category Manager

Category Manager 36.5 hours per weekGrade 7 £34,804 – £40,322 per annumFlexible and remote working Do you have experience in developing and implementing category sourcing strategies and a proven track record in developing effective…
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Time and Money-Saving Procurement Framework for Books, e-Books and e-Textbooks Supports Growing Demand in Higher Education Sector

This higher education-focused framework responds to the evolving needs in a critical spend area of books, e-books and e-textbooks for universities and colleges. The latest iteration of the SUPC framework brings together high-performing suppliers…
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Electronics Watch: SUPC announces full affiliation on behalf of its membership

SUPC are excited to announce that SUPC have fully affiliated with Electronics Watch on behalf of the membership.  Electronics Watch (EW) is an independent monitoring organisation, bringing together public sector buyers and civil society organisations…
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The SUMS Group Partners with EAUC to Deliver In-Depth Expertise in Sustainability to the Education Sector

Higher Education specialist, the SUMS Group (SUMS), is partnering with sector leader in sustainability, EAUC, to deliver expert sustainability support to colleges and universities across the UK and beyond.  As universities and education providers strive…
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UKUPC Festive Campaign – Day 1 to 8

In the lead up to the Christmas break, UKUPC will be running a festive campaign all about “giving” and how effective procurement gives back to our members and wider society.
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Transforming Public Procurement – Government Response to Consultation

On the 6th December, the Cabinet Office published their response to the Transforming Public Procurement Green Paper.  Read the Response Here In a statement, the Government said: We’ve listened:…
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