York St John University

York St John University has been a leading education, training and research institution at the heart of York for over 175 years.

The Procurement function at York St John University oversees external expenditure and commercial contracts for both the York and London campuses.  It exists as a central point of procurement expertise and to ensure the delivery of good value for money from student fees.  It is also listed on the CIPS Corporate Ethics register for its role in safeguarding against unethical conduct in procurement and supply management.  Other core aspects of Procurement’s remit include;

  • Supply chain optimisation
  • Delivery of tender management
  • Leading on supplier negotiation
  • Cost control
  • Promotion of sound business ethics
  • Global sourcing
  • Direction of commercial strategy
  • Supplier evaluation
  • Risk management
  • P2P Process improvement
  • Delivery of E-procurement solutions