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September 27, 2013

Friday, September 27, 2013

Construction Strategic Sourcingdevelop capability with unified purchasing group

  • Met with Stanion Electric regarding strategic sourcing requirements.
  • Drafted updated strategic sourcing guidelines; circulated for review.
  • Met with Huron reps for one-year review.
  • Drafted RFP for on-call paving & utility construction services; circulated for review; submitted to Purchasing.
  • Drafted RFP for on-call landscaping services; circulated for review.
  • Discussed strategic sourcing expectations with two vendors; informed Purchasing of these opportunities.
  • Met with security workgroup on access control project sourcing.


Financial Management Best Practicesdesign processes to enhance KU’s buying power

  • The LEEP2 audit continues.


Construction Management Best Practicesdevelop Unit and integrate with KU Master Plan

  • Prepared for next round of master planning meetings scheduled the week of September 30.
  • Teleconferenced with consultant to review infrastructure modeling.
  • Collaborated with HR in implementing the market study recommendations.
  • Prepared request for adjusted fees; submitted to Comptroller’s Office.
  • Coordinated with BOSC and IT on Maximo project.

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