Automated Quote Waiver Process
|Frequently Asked Questions - Automated Quote Waiver Process|
The need to obtain the required number of quotes or to run a tender may be waived in the following exceptional circumstances.
- Where it can be shown and quantified that entire bodies of research would have to be duplicated at significant financial and time costs to the University if an alternative supplier is used.
- Where it can be shown that the provider of the equipment or service is a sole supplier.
- Where the specified attributes or advantages can be clearly documented and substantiate the value proposition from one supplier. These should be demonstrable and provide a compelling justification for the request.
For instances warranting a quote waiver, please submit a quote waiver application using the Self-Procure Tool.
For instances warranting a tender waiver, contact Procurement Services on how to submit a formal request.
An automated Quote Waiver process has been developed in conjunction with our partners in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and Financial Operations & Systems (FOS).
The Self-Procure Tool provides the ability to review the Quote Waiver approval status.
For instances warranting a quote waiver, refer to the Quote Waiver page for detailed information and instructions on submitting an application.