NAO - Recommendations and Key Actions

last updated: 10th June 2011

NAO - Recommendations and Key Actions.pdf


College governors and senior managers should raise the priority of improvements to
procurement. Managers should take advantage of the support being developed by the
Department and the Learning and Skills Council to achieve savings to be re-invested in
frontline learning.
Key actions – Governors and the SMT
• Appoint a procurement liaison officer who, with support from senior management,
promotes and monitors the changes required to improve procurement.
• Identify the key risks to procurement efficiency.
• Identify possible solutions and develop a procurement strategy for selecting and
implementing the best solutions to suit the circumstances of the college.
• Set targets for improving procurement efficiency and report progress on meeting the
targets to the governing body.


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