Maverick Spend

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1. Please find below the details of my Freedom of Information request.

Aim:

Find out the percentage of maverick spend within an organisation
Find out how this is being prevented

Maverick spend

What is the total percentage of spend classed as ‘maverick spend’ across your department in the following financial years?

*Maverick spend is defined as any purchase made outside of the remit of the procurement function.
 

Timescale

Maverick spend percentage

Maverick spend total

2012 – 2013

2013 – 2014

2014 – 2015

2015 – 2016

Does your organisation have a sanction system in place for non-compliance to procurement practices?

Does your organisation have incentives in place to encourage compliant sourcing?

Does your organisation have a certain amount of quotes it must obtain for different levels of value? i.e Five quotes for spend over £10,000.

 

2. Please find below the details of my Freedom of Information request.

Aim:

Find out the percentage of maverick spend within an organisation
Find out how this is being prevented

Procurement team size and training

Please state the total number of your procurement team in your department.

Of members of the procurement team, please state the number that have a CIPS or other professional procurement qualification.

Of this number, how many are currently undergoing procurement training?

What training is available to your procurement staff? Tick all that apply;

Training type

Response (please tick)

Additional comments

In-house training

E-Learning

External training provider

Formal Body (CIPS)

Are purchase orders required for each transaction across your organisation?

What is the percentage of staff within your organisation that have access to an eProcurement system?

Please name the provider of your e-procurement system.

Does your organisation feel there are any limitations to the current system?

Response detail: 

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Information Released: 

Yes

Received: 

Thursday, 8 December, 2016

Responded: 

Thursday, 15 December, 2016

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