Procurement-as-a-service launches in the education sector

Published: Monday 6th January 2020 at 13:58

Education Buying is a new procurement service helping to maximise spending and resources in the education sector.

Launched by 2buy2, a leading UK procurement company, Education Buying delivers flexible support from dedicated procurement and service specialists who deliver a personalised approach to purchasing needs.

With a dedicated customer service team and online resource centre, Education Buying lists the latest deals on a range of goods and services and provides a free contracts register to record and manage contracts in one place.

Education Buying provides a full procurement-as-a-service offering from four levels of service packages – EB Starter, EB Manage, EB Strategic and EB Consult – including:

  • bespoke Procurement Insight sessions and clinics across England and Wales for education professionals such as school business managers and heads of department.
  • management of complex procurement and collaborative strategies to improve and enhance procurement in education.
  • handling of procurement projects on behalf of our clients ensuring compliance and savings are achieved across multiple categories.
  • liaison with educational Commercial Team and Category Management Teams to provide strategic guidance.
  • expert advice across procurement operations, strategy, education contract management and compliance issues.

All schools, multi-academy trusts, colleges and universities are encouraged to register for the service by visiting educationbuying.com/register

Rob Kissick, CEO, said:

“We are excited to launch Education Buying – a dedicated education sector procurement service – so that education establishments can maximise their spending and resources through careful management of their procurement activity.

“We are a leading national procurement consultancy providing full advisory, support and guidance, as well as competitive and compliant frameworks, for the past 10 years. As an established education buying group, we regularly tackle the challenges and opportunities faced by the educational sector, with each service tailored to the individual procurement journey.

“Having engaged with over 500 education professionals in the past year, we have designed the Education Buying suite of services in response to the increasing need for flexible support.”

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