Chapter 13. Procurement

  1. Jane M. Wiggins

Published Online: 9 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444320466.ch13

Facilities Manager's Desk Reference

Facilities Manager's Desk Reference

How to Cite

Wiggins, J. M. (2010) Procurement, in Facilities Manager's Desk Reference, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444320466.ch13

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 2 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405186612

Online ISBN: 9781444320466

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Keywords:

  • procurement - FMs managing dynamic purchasing budget in organisations;
  • purchasing, just one aspect of procurement;
  • procurement policy, broad range of goods and services - developed and implemented;
  • FMs, contracts for services and maintenance;
  • procurement strategy - organisation's procurement strategy, unique, reflecting culture of organisations;
  • analysing current purchasing position;
  • E-purchasing - use of Internet in purchasing activities, use of E-procurement;
  • strategic sourcing, core activity in purchasing and supply management;
  • Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Management (CIPS);
  • proactive demand management - working with internal customers, ascertaining organisation's requirements

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Purchase criteria

  • Procurement policy

  • Service contracts

  • Procurement strategy

  • Procurement stages

  • Strategic sourcing

  • Spend analysis

  • Identifying the need

  • Demand management

  • Supplier selection

  • Specifications

  • Tendering process

  • The tender document

  • Invitation to tender process

  • Cost models

  • Whole life costing

  • Value Engineering (VE)

  • E-purchasing

  • Legislation

  • European procurement legislation