Procurement Services


Commercial and Procurement Services Team

The Commercial and Procurement team at UCL is moving from a reactive and transactional function, to a body that leads strategic change across the organisation and ensures the commercial opportunities are realised. Our aim is not only to deliver a first class Procurement service which supports UCL’s Sustainable Procurement Strategy, but to also support and deliver the aims of UCL

Our Services

Procurement Services is part of the Finance and Business Affairs division, dealing with the procurement of goods and services. Its function is to:

  • reduce the UCL administrative costs through continuous streamlining of the Procurement processes;
  • provide professional support to departments in all purchasing and related matters;
  • give specific guidance in certain product and service areas;
  • use the College's significant purchasing power to obtain best value for money;
  • take a lead role on all College-wide procurement initiatives;
  • promote and foster collaborative sustainable procurement across the HE sector to deliver better value for money and better services and provide innovative ways to develop UCL's commercial and procurement capability;
  • follow all College procedures and compliance with other procedures and legal requirements, appertaining to sustainable procurement and to advise departments accordingly.
Our Mission

To provide best in class sustainable procurement, to ensure that UCL faculties, departments and institutions remain world leaders in teaching and research activity.

Who We Are
How To Contact Us

For general queries please contact: procurement@ucl.ac.uk or 020 7679 9672 (x09672) and select the appropriate commodity area from the list.

Please note, if you are an external supplier seeking to become a supplier at UCL please visit the following webpage: Becoming a Supplier at UCL

Want to join the team

We are recruiting for a number of roles. You can find out more on the Join us page.