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Frequently Asked Questions

What does the term 'Approved Supplier' actually mean?

An Approved Supplier is a supplier who has been successful in a University, consortium or national tender exercise for a particular service or a specific range of items. All on going University business for those services/items should be contracted to the "Approved" supplier. More Approved Supplier information.

Can I give feedback on my recent purchasing experience with an Approved Supplier?

Yes, please email to let us know your comments.

Where can I find Procurement related forms, templates and guidance notes?

Please find various forms, templates and guidance notes under Procurement Documents & Forms. If you can't find exactly what you are looking for, please don't hesitate to contact the purchasing office on ext. 50911

I am looking for advice in relation to Insurance, where do I need to look?

Take a look at the Insurance webpage which has a lot of insurance information, including about our travel policies . If you still can't find the information you are looking for, contact Insurance Manager (Richard Campbell-Kelly)

Where is Procurement & Insurance Services located?

The Procurement and Insurance Office can be found on the ground floor in AC 0.05, Argent Court

What is the postal address for Procurement & Insurance Services?

The postal address is Procurement & Insurance Services, AC 0.5, Argent Court, Sir William Lyons Road, Science Park, Coventry, CV4 7EZ

Where can I find information about OPeRA and e-Procurement?

There are a number of pages regarding OPeRA, including OPeRA specific FAQs and Contact details. You can also give feedback about your experience of using OPeRA, using the OPeRA feedback form

If you still can't find the information you are looking for, please don't hesitate to contact Procurement & Insurance Services directly, ext. 50911.