What we offer

Our strategic procurement support can be provided as part of our financial management support service package (Agresso) or as a stand alone service.

To complement the support we offer with the practical application of Agresso, we can also provide:

  • Purchasing and procurement advice and guidance for projects of all sizes;
  • Facilitated group purchasing across schools;
  • Standard templates and robust terms and conditions to support value for money and effective supply;
  • Access to many Public Sector pre-tendered frameworks to reduce administration costs and take advantage of aggregation discounts;
  • Opportunities to be included in Council frameworks;
  • Set up and support for the VISA Government Procurement Card and management of statement and billing;
  • Support sales of surplus assets via the Council’s eBay account;
  • Facilitate access to national frameworks where the prequalification of suppliers has already taken place.

Why choose us?

You will receive:

  • Access to a dedicated procurement team who have experience of buying and procuring a wide range of public sector services and supplies whilst keeping you compliant within the Public Procurement Directives;
  • Market intelligence and trends to help inform purchasing decisions;
  • Provision of training to staff within schools including regular update training;
  • All processes are subject to, and in accordance with, the Council’s Internal Audit requirements;


If you require any procurement advice when buying goods and services please contact the Procurement Team on 01952 383729 or

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