Our knowledge and experience of the education sector and the current challenges that are faced, enables clients to have complete confidence in our services.
Primary and Secondary Education
The NPG team recognise and understand the benefits and challenges faced by academies. One of the largest impacts can be accessing, or re-establishing and continuing services previously offered by their Local Authority.
Our professional procurement specialists will work with individual academies or collaborative Academy Trusts to introduce existing compliant frameworks, provide general procurement advice, procurement training and hands on procurement support.
Schools and Free Schools
The NPG team recognise and understand the challenges faced by schools today, including accessing best value compliant frameworks, improving procurement processes and procedures or undergoing conversion to an academy.
Our educational procurement specialists will work with you to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of your procurement activities by identifying existing compliant frameworks, providing procurement advice and guidance, procurement training and hands on procurement support.
Further and Higher Education
The NPG team understand the challenges faced by higher and further education whether it is achieving best value sourcing, or improving efficiency and effectiveness of procurement processes and procedures.
Our educational procurement specialists will work with you to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of your procurement activities delivering best value throughout.
Our educational procurement team are Members of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS).
Product and Service Category Expertise
Our supply category expertise includes, but is not limited to, the following categories:
- Arts and Crafts Materials
- Cleaning and Janitorial
- Education Supplies
- Fleet Management
- Food and Catering
- Furniture, Education and Office
- IT –Tablets/iPads
- Legal Services
- MFD’s and Print Services
- Musical Instruments
- Office Consumables
- Postal Services
- Soft Furnishings, Curtains and Blinds