An international financial organisation

The range of purchases in this organisation included, marketing, media expenditure, facilities management, security (including armed protection of cash in transit), IT, communications, corporate travel, consultancy and audit services. Authority to purchase included procurement, bank managers, heads of security, marketing, HR and facilities management. The manual set out the procurement standards that would apply in all situations, ensuring that the organisation were able to respond to rapidly changing financial situations, occasioned by changes in the economy and government policies.