We are introducing a new way of buying at the University of Sydney that aims to improve the experience for our staff and suppliers alike.
We are streamlining our procurement and accounts payable processes to an online portal called UniBuy, supported by the SAP Ariba Network. To do business with us in the future, you will need to be registered on the Ariba Network.
By using the Ariba Network, you will have:
The cost of interacting with us on this network will depend on the Ariba Network account you choose:
Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
The University of Sydney is accountable for how it spends public funds and is aware that suppliers are important to its success and reputation. Critical to protecting the University’s reputation and success is ensuring our procurement related suppliers and commercial partners embody our principles and comply with our procurement policies and procedures. The principles of transparency, honesty and value for money underpin the University’s relationships with its suppliers and commercial partners.
The University has documented its expectations of suppliers and its commitment to suppliers in the Supplier Business Ethics Statement of Expectations [pdf, 59KB] (the Statement). All suppliers should read the Statement and make it available to their employees. In addition, other relevant documents referenced in the Statement are provided, being:
External Interests Policy 2010 [pdf, 263KB]
Reporting Wrongdoing Policy 2012 [pdf, 254KB
Procurement Policy 2019 [pdf, 215KB]
The RFQ will specify the criteria we use to assess your quotation for its relative strengths and weaknesses. Familiarise yourself with these criteria and focus your efforts on areas which are considered important by the relevant University client.
The tender documents will specify the criteria we use to assess your tender for its relative strengths and weaknesses. Familiarise yourself with these criteria and focus your efforts on areas which are considered important by the contracting agency.