Buyer Profile – Kent County Council (KCS) Procurement

Twitter: @kent_cc

About KCC: Kent County Council’s (KCS) commercial team provides a responsive procurement service and commercial advice and guidance to Kent County Council, as well as other local councils, schools and other public bodies. KCC’s service includes finding the most appropriate suppliers, running tendering exercises, negotiating and awarding contracts, and providing a ‘Purchase to Pay’ service.

KCS spend in excess of £1 billion of taxpayers’ money annually on works, goods and services. They ensure money is spent well by minimising costs and getting the best value, whilst meeting the goals set out in their commissioning framework. As well as adhering to the EU Procurement Directives embodied in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, KCS also have their own policy to ensure that all procurement is carried out in a fair, open and transparent way.

If you are bidding or intend to bid for a KCS tender, then contact us at to arrange a supplier insight briefing to learn more about KCS and how it evaluates the tenders it receives.

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