Procurement

Role and Responsibilities

This unit is responsible for assisting its clients in making procurement decisions that optimize the use of university funds. Serving departments on both campuses, this unit establishes mechanisms and relationships with suppliers in order to provide the university with goods and services at optimal prices and terms. Procurement Services establishes, communicates, promotes and enforces appropriate purchasing policies, procedures and controls; it also monitors the university's compliance with the Atlantic Procurement Agreement and the Public Purchasing Act to ensure that an appropriate competitive tendering process is followed.