The department seeks to attain its objectives and duties through the following departments:

Contracting Department

The purpose of the department is to achieve the following objectives and targets:

  • Manage the contracts concluded with the concerned entities with respect to the procurement and competitions.
  • Finalize the procedures whose value is in excess of SR100000 by soliciting price quotation and subsequent conclusion of the contracts.
  • Direct supply by email invitations to specializes companies and establishments for all purchases whose value is in excess of SR300000.
  • Automate all procedures of the department and institute comprehensive database for all materials and requirements as well as the companies involved in the procurement and bidding competitions.

Competitive Bidding Department

This department seeks to realize the following objectives:

  • Manage the competitive bidding process within the dictates of the statutory procedures characterized by integrity, transparency and satisfaction of quality assurance requirements and cost effectiveness at the lowest prices and compliance with the applicable specifications.
  • The department will assume all procedures related to placing the bids for supplying the University’s requirements of procurement orders in accordance with the Regulation on Government Procurements.
  • Automate all procedures of the department and institute comprehensive database for all materials and requirements as well as the companies involved in these procurement and bidding competitions.
  • Perform all executive duties related to services and construction competitions (advertising the tenders on the local press, presenting the tender to the award committee, drafting the contracts concluded by the University with other parties covering operation and execution of the university’s projects).
  • Finalize the procedures for contracts whose value is less than SR100000 by obtaining price proposals and issue supply approvals.

Direct Procurement Department

The Department seeks to fulfil the following duties:

  • Manage the purchases and fill the procurement orders for supplying all requirements of all sectors of the University as required for the smooth progress of their operations.
  • Automate all procedures of the department and institute comprehensive database for all materials and requirements as well as the companies involved in these procurement and bidding competitions.
  • Finalize the direct procurement procedures from the petty cash imprest.
  • Finalize the procedures for the sale of repossessed articles (furniture, cars, instruments and equipment) by presenting the lists of repossessed items to government entities and then specialized institutions in accordance with the regulations.