A Procurement Officer is in place to ensure that all procurement in the Department is carried out in accordance with public procurement rules and procedures, and that it complies with relevant EU and national legislation and best practice. The role of the Procurement Officer is to monitor and oversee internal procurement processes and procedures and to liaise with the Office of Government Procurement in terms of best practice and emerging development. The Procurement Officer will oversee the Department’s procurement policy and support and update staff in relation to procurement generally and will report to senior management as appropriate on procurement matters.

Full details of policies and procedures relating to the Department, including compliance, procurement, audit and other guidelines, are available in our Corporate Governance Framework, which can be found at the following link: