The Saugus Union School District Purchasing department is to focused on being accountable, ethical and fiscally responsible in protecting public funds. It is the department's goal to achieve best value for our money. We adhere to all procurement laws, regulations and rules, in our efforts to serve the public interest with fair, open and transparent procurement processes in the acquisition of goods and services.
Purchasing Services is above all a service department, primarily involved and focused upon the strategic acquisition of goods and services to meet the needs of students in the education process. Reporting to the Director of Fiscal Services and the Assistant Superintendent, Purchasing Services is concerned with all life-cycle activities from acquisition to end-of-use for all goods and services utilized in the various educational, administrative and technical operations within our school district.
We are responsible to:
- Ensure Organizational Procurement Accountability
- Strategically Source Products & Services
- Facilitate Competitive Bid and Quote Processes
- Negotiate Optimal Price & Value
- Manage Vendor Relationships