Role of Procurement & Contracts Office

The Procurement & Contracts Office is a Support Service Unit for all staff who are responsible for purchasing goods and services on behalf of the University. 

The role includes, but is not limited to:

•Aggregation of spend to determine the best approach in achieving value for money
•Design and deliver procurement training solutions
•Guide and support  University of Galway staff in all matters relating to procurement, thereby enabling compliance
•Provide a standardised approach to ensure consistency across all purchasing processes
•Maintain a repository of the University’s tendering activity
•Report to senior management within the Institution and external bodies
•Build relationships with the Education Procurement Service (EPS) and Office of Government Procurement (OGP)
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