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MISSION STATEMENT

Integrated procure-to-pay solutions and customer care in support of world-class education and research.

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IPPS Customer Experience Management team showing their staff appreciation at the Staff Summer Celebration. Photo by Erik Jepsen
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IPPS Campus Partnership Program's Relationship Manager welcoming incoming students at the Student Services Festival. Photo by Leah Negrete

WHO WE ARE

We are the first UC campus to integrate procurement, accounts payable, and supply management operations. Our administrative units support a single process aimed at providing goods and services to the university in a timely and cost-effective manner.
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CORE VALUES

Innovation. Connection. Trust. Curiosity. Excellence.

CORE SERVICES

  • Strategic Sourcing and Procurement
  • Travel and Expense
  • Logistics
  • Accounts Payable and Payment Services

INTEGRATED SERVICES

  • Accounting and Tax
  • Business Analytics
  • Client Relationship Management
  • eCommerce Center of Excellence
  • Campus Partnership Program

STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES

Provide an integrated procure-to-pay strategic service operation that is accessible, efficient, sustainable, and cost-effective: driven by a customer relationship management team that is dedicated, engaged, collaborative, and responsive to the campus community. 

Manage the procure-to-pay transaction life cycle to:

  • Capture and broadcast comprehensive cost savings and cost avoidance
  • Implement and normalize innovative business, eCommerce, and supply management processes and technologies
  • Support beneficial accountable practices in procurement, payment, movement of material, tax services, and travel
  • Offer consistent customer-centric training, policy, procedure, and assistance
  • Create a culture that maximizes and shares the talent of team members across disciplines and time
  • Employ common data analytics to determine and prioritize personnel and strategic decisions
  • Serve as a foundation for improvement that drives the strategic direction of UCOP leadership for procure-to-pay

IPPS Cultural Statements

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Collaborate

Recognize the power and strength of collective solutions.

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Be a selfless leader

Ensure personal and professional fulfillment among team members.

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Break barriers, build bridges

Connect administrative processes with the goals and objectives of our clients.

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Push the envelope

Honor curiosity and challenge norms.

 

 

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Integrated Procure-to-Pay Solutions

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Demonstrate quantifiable value

Be innovative. Simplicity is elegance.

 

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Recognize employees

Hire and reward exceptional employees. Explore and challenge capabilities.

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Encourage feedback 

Ask, listen, and make improvements to serve clients, employees, and stakeholders.

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Communicate honestly

Promote trust in a productive and cohesive environment.

LEADERSHIP TEAM

Ted Johnson

Creating seamless administrative value through aligning the Procurement, Payment, and Fulfillment functions.

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CORE LEADERSHIP

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Meet the team

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