Our role is to better manage procurement expenditure as part of the government’s deficit reduction and growth agenda. We will accomplish this through aggregating the procurement of common goods and services, enhancing the value of the Crown’s relationships with strategic suppliers and capability development (people, processes and tools).
Government Procurement Service is an executive agency of the Cabinet Office. Its overall priority is to provide procurement savings for the UK public sector as a whole and specifically to deliver centralised procurement for central government departments.
Responsible for managing the relationship between Government and its strategic suppliers, leveraging buying power to deliver a better deal for taxpayers and to resolve any disputes swiftly. £800 million was saved in the first year of this agenda and substantial work is underway to achieve further savings and deliver longer term reforms.