Principles and Ethical Guidelines for Procurement Work at UiO, 2021-2024
The principles have been adopted by UiO’s University Board on 9 March 2021 and are a basis for common, overarching thinking and behaviour that applies to all people involved in making procurements at UiO.
The principles will support UiO’s procurement vision and be characterized by accountability, value creation and professionalism, including climatic, environmental and ethical requirements.
The principles are summarized in three main objectives, with three sub-objectives:
1. Meeting needs
1.1. Professionalism in all phases of the procurement process
1.2. Identify market opportunities and limitations
1.3. Clarify roles and responsibilities at different degrees of process ownership of the procurement process
2.1. Maintain and further develop expertise
2.2. Increase expertise within social responsibility
2.3. Physical parameters and life cycles
3.1. Implement and take advantage of possibilities in existing and new systems
3.2. Digitalization, more reuse of information and increased automation
3.3. Further develop the control procurements program