Our procurement strategy

Our strategic procurement team carry out strategic work to support the council and its residents. Our strategy aims to:

  • procure innovative and flexible works, services and quality goods that are responsive to the needs of our community and deliver optimum value for money
  • ensure that we get maximum value from every pound that is spent through best value and innovative procurement practice including social value
  • ensure a consistent approach to commissioning and procurement
  • maintain, strengthen and develop strong relationships with suppliers that are proactively managed in full transparency and understanding of the risks involved