Nottinghamshire Schools Portal



Nottinghamshire County Council spends approximately £620 mil a year and the Corporate Procurement team are responsible for all the councils spend with external providers. This ensures all spend is compliant with national public procurement regulations as well as Nottinghamshire’s financial regulations.

The corporate procurement team follows a category manager approach which means there’s highly experienced and commercially focused teams offering a range of purchasing and support services, from advice and guidance through to letting complex contracts, ensuring compliance and best practice.

What we offer:

  • Impartial procurement advice and guidance from professionally qualified buyers with many years of experience
  • Access to a wide range of contracts for products and services
  • Running tenders from advice on writing a specification to designing the tender documents, to supporting the evaluation of tenders and the writing of contracts
  • Advice on legal compliance
  • Advice on how to select suppliers or recommend suppliers that have been vetted by the Council
  • Involvement in contract negotiations with advice on how to negotiate and lead on behalf of academies

This service provides your school with an assured source of procurement-related advice which will contribute to schools exposure to and management of commercial and legal risk, as well as in-depth knowledge of the sector and how to access the market.

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Procurement Contact

Kaj Ghattaora 
0115 9773267

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