Welcome to Strategic Procurement

London Metropolitan University purchases goods, services and works totalling approximately £62 million a year from the private, public and voluntary sectors to meet corporate objectives and to provide high quality and cost-effective services to its students and staff.

Our mission statement:

"We endeavour to meet our customers' expectations and assist the University in meeting its corporate goals by ensuring that the approach taken across the University in its acquisitions of goods, services and works are both efficient and effective in regard to value for money and compliance with all appropriate regulations."

About London Met’s Strategic Procurement Department:

The Strategic Procurement function is responsible for supporting Budget Holders with the procurement of goods, services and works; ensuring the University obtains value for money, complies with legislative requirements and is acting in accordance with the University Procurement Policy.

London Metropolitan University’s Procurement Policy details how purchasing should be managed at the University. A copy of the full Procurement Policy, and a summary version, can be found below:

Procurement Policy & Procedures

London Metropolitan University is a member of the London Universities Purchasing Consortium.

Information for suppliers:

London Metropolitan University complies with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 which requires us to advertise all contract opportunities in Find a Tender, where the overall value of the purchase exceeds the latest public procurement financial thresholds.

These opportunities will be advertised on our In-Tend e-procurement site and Find Tender. We would recommend potential suppliers register with both platforms to ensure they are aware of any upcoming opportunities:

Terms and Conditions:

Unless otherwise agreed with the University, the following standard terms and conditions shall apply to all University purchase orders for goods or/and services: Please click here for Procurement Policy T&C .

Contact us:

Katie Watson, Head of Procurement: k.watson@londonmet.ac.uk

Chidano Banda, Procurement Business Partner for ITS: c.banda@londonmet.ac.uk

Raheel Islam, Procurement Business Partner for Estates: r.islam1@londonmet.ac.uk

Ryan Bushell, Procurement Advisor for Central Services: r.bushell@londonmet.ac.uk

Procurement Department: strategic-procurement@londonmet.ac.uk

Accounts Payable Department: accounts-payable@londonmet.ac.uk