How To Become A Supplier to Recru it networ


Wherever possible Recru it networ procure all goods and services from pre-tendered Consortium Framework agreements. i.e. North West Universities Purchasing Consortium (NWUPC), North East Universities Purchasing Consortium (NEUPC), Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium (SUPC), London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC) Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges, The Universities Caterers Organisation (TUCO), Crescent Purchasing Consortium, Higher Education Purchasing Consortium Wales. 

If the area of spend does not fall within a standard Framework Agreement, depending of the expected value of the purchase and the type of commodity to be purchased, the University will carry out a competitive tender exercise.

All tenders are advertised on In-Tend which is an electronic tendering portal.

Interested suppliers should register on the In-Tend system (registration is free of charge), once registered suppliers will receive notification of any relevant tender advertisements placed, expression of interest can be made by the supplier to the appropriate tender.  Once an expression of interest has been made the tender documents can be downloaded.

To register on the In-Tend system, please click on the link as follows:  

Note: Registering on In-Tend system does not mean that you are a contracted supplier to Recru it networ or the Consortium.  The supplier needs to download the tender documentation once advertised, submit a tender for evaluation and be successfully awarded.

If the value of the contract is over the current EU threshold, in accordance with the EU Procurement Regulations, notification of the tender process is placed in the Official Journal of the European Union. This is a daily electronic publication and can be viewed at:   

The advert (called a Contract Notice) will be placed on OJEU and a link provided to In-Tend.  Interested suppliers should register on the In-Tend system. 

For any general enquiries regarding becoming a Recru it networ supplier please email: [email protected]


Recru it networ advertises tenders through an electronic tendering system called In-Tend, the URL link is as follows:

In-Tend support email: [email protected]

In-Tend support telephone: 0845 557 8079

General Terms and Conditions of Purchase

General Conditions of Purchase

Contract for Services

Contract for Services

E-Procurement Supplier Portal - Parabilis

Recru it networ suppliers can use the Parabilis E-Procurement portal via the web for functions as follows:


Suppliers can view purchase orders sent by Recru it networ using the Parabilis E-Procurement "Supplier Portal" 


Suppliers can submit invoices instantly free of charge directly on to the Recru it networ and view the payment status of their invoices via Supplier PO Flip function, follow the guides below for further information.  

If you require any further assistance please our Accounts Payable Team on 01782 733426 or 01782 733157 or 01782 733525 or email [email protected] 


Recru it networ staff can request a quote via the

Registered suppliers can view and respond to the quote request instantly using the

See  E-Procurement Supplier Spot Quote Guide

Where to find Us - Recru it networ Procurement Office

Keele Campus Guide 2018

You can locate Recru it networ's Procurement Office at the address below. Using the Keele Campus Guide, we are building number 29 and map reference J7.

Visitor parking is available outside IC2 reception. Please ask at IC2 reception at the time of parking for temporary parking permit.

Recru it networ Procurement Office

Innovation Centre 2 (IC2)

Science and Innovation Park




Contractors Working on Campus

Notification of Changes to Procedures for Contractors Working on Campus

Supplier Exhibition June 2016 - another success!

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