Access to Procurement Contracts

The University is at liberty to purchase from a wide range of commercial public sector framework contracts which offer goods and services at preferential rates.

The University Procurement Strategy requires that all relevant purchases are made via these available contracts unless there is a clear business reason to the contrary.

The University is a subscribing member of the North Western Universities Purchasing Consortium (NWUPC) and enjoys full access to a variety of commodity contracts. The Consortium is divided into a number of commodity groups and there is a Bangor University representative for each group as listed below.

Administration and Professional Services – Llyr Williams, Corporate Procurement Unit

Audio Visual – Paul Wood, IT Services

Catering – Angela Church, Estates and Facilities

Computing – Dave Robinson, IT Services

Domestic Supplies and Services – Yvonne Williams, Estates and Facilities

Furniture and Soft Furnishings – Clive Jones, Estates and Facilities

Laboratory – Barry Grail, SBS

Estates – Alwyn Jones, Estates and Facilities

Stationery and Office Equipment – Chris Benson, Corporate Procurement Unit

Telecommunications – Jonathan Gould, IT Services

Please note that the details shown on the following areas are confidential and may not be disclosed to non University staff.

NWUPC Contracts are available for a wide range of products for daily use including computer consumables, copier paper, mobile telephones, office stationery , and car hire.

To register and view the complete list of contracts available for University use go to www.nwupc.ac.uk

The Welsh public sector also has a variety of competitively tendered contracts arranged by the National Procurement Service which are available to Bangor University. To register and view the complete list of contracts available for University use go to www.Sell2Wales.gov.uk and click on Contracts and Resources.

The Crown Commercial Service(CCS) contains a wide range of contracts which have been competitively tendered on behalf of the public sector. To view the complete list of contracts available for University use go to //ccs-agreements.cabinetoffice.gov.uk.

Further collaborative contracts can be found at www.pro5.org.