Procurement Unit

QUALITY, ENVIRONMENT, AND HEALTH AND SAFETY (QEHS) OBJECTIVES

1.1   To conduct canvass in such an open manner that potential vendors will be impressed by the fairness of the system and thus be encouraged to furnish competition, which will help ensure that the University to secure   the best product at the lowest price at all times.

1.2   To encourage competitive purchasing and give due consideration to ethical and quality standards and also to real value rather than price alone.

1.3   To establish and build good relations with suppliers.

1.4   To purchase the most acceptable quality supplies, equipment and contractual services based primarily on quality and then price.

1.5   Achieve zero injuries and illnesses through prevention and risk reduction in the delivery of service.

1.6   To comply with all the relevant statutory legislation, approved codes of practice, standards, regulations, and apply established safe working procedures.

1.7   To identify hazards and associated risks and also the application of suitable precautionary and control measures and maintain for all employees, safe, pollution free, adequate and suitable health and welfare facilities.

1.8   To set targets, monitor & apply best practices and strive continually to improve our environmental health and safety standards.