Nottinghamshire Schools Portal



We are a highly experienced and commercially focused team offering a range of purchasing and support services, from advice and guidance through to letting complex contracts, ensuring compliance and best practice.

Our service includes:

  • 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.

Training support for school staff involved in procurement is also available through either on-the-job involvement or training courses.

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Procurement Contact

Clare Winter - Group Manager


0115 977 2619

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