Strategic Procurement Services

Strategic Procurement Services

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Strategic Procurement Services

Strategic Procurement Services (SPS) oversees the acquisition of products and services on behalf of the university.

Leveraging the spending power of the entire university's proud tradition of innovation, an institution which encourages lateral thinking, independent solution finding and independence of thought in line with the Queen's Strategic goals & objectives.

Strategic Procurement Services role is to support the university's acquisition of products and services, using the following criteria:

Efficiency - Optimizing procurement to deliver the greatest possible value for every dollar spent

Effectiveness - Delivering the right product/service at the right time & at the best price

Quality - Providing safe, consistent & reliable products from the highest quality suppliers that meet departmental & university specifications

Risk Management - Assessing, mitigating and managing the risks involved with delivering products and services

Accountability - Integrating end to end supply chain activities and taking responsibility to achieve sustained savings.


How to Buy like a Pro Tip of the Week:

No free shipping? Check the value of your purchase and make sure you don't just need to add a few dollars to qualify for free shipping. Also, check to see if you can have our purchase shipped to the store for free!

*Note: This is a follow up to our 'Buy Like a Pro' sessions. These are tips for buying at home that were submitted from our attendees. Thanks for participating!