Sourcing: Level 6

Influences policy and procedures covering the selection of suppliers, tendering, procurement and benchmarking. Establishes procurement strategies, standards, methods, processes and good practices that ensure compliance with legislation, regulation and third party information security. Identifies external partners, engaging with professionals in other related disciplines as appropriate. Ensures that terms and conditions are aligned with current legislation and policy. Leads the procurement process, from clarifying requirements through to placing, monitoring and terminating contracts. Measures the perception about how services are delivered, assessing the performance of the supplier, their experience of own organisation’s performance, and effectiveness across the supply chain.