Department of Procurement Services wins national award

Author: Michael O. Garvey


The University of Notre Dames Department of Procurement Services has received the 10th annual Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award from the National Purchasing Institute (NPI).

The award honors organizations that demonstrate excellence in procurement, specifically in the areas ofinnovation, professionalism, e-procurement, productivity, and leadership.

We are very pleased that Notre Dame has been recognized by our peers as a leader in our field,said Tim Gibney, assistant vice president for procurement services.The initiatives and processes we have implemented allow us to enhance the value we deliver to our campus.Our ‘buyNDinitiative delivers managed contracts that lower Notre Dames costs, providing for increased efficiency and higher levels of service to meet the needs of campus departments.

Sponsors for the Excellence in Procurement Award include the NPI, the California Association of Public Purchasing Officers, the Florida Association of Public Purchasing Officers, the Institute for Supply Management, the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing, the National Association of State Procurement Officials, and the Association of Educational Buyers.

* Contact: * _Tim Gibney at 574 631 9204 or _

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