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CIPS Procurement Excellence Standard Award

By Ellie Stevens - January 18th, 2024 | Posted in News

Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust (OHC&AT) is thrilled to announce that we are the first Multi Academy Trust to have successfully achieved the CIPS (The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply) Procurement Excellence Standard Award following an independent and comprehensive assessment of our organisation’s procurement functions. In order to achieve this award OHC&AT followed a robust process of reporting against five areas including; Leadership, Strategy, People, Processes & Systems and Performance Measurement & Management.

Geoff Hopper, Head of Procurement commented, “Achieving this globally recognised Award demonstrates how well embedded procurement is in our organisation and will assure we are achieving best value for money.”