Scott Pariff

Scott Parfitt Scott Parfitt
Associate Director of The Procurement Best Practice Academy and Senior Lecturer
Email: s.parfitt@southwales.ac.uk
Tel: 01443 482938
Key areas: Procurement, Supply chain, Public sector, Category management, Project management


Scott is Associate Director of the Procurement Best Practice Academy and a Senior Lecturer in Supply Chain Management and procurement related subjects. Scott is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) a Full Member of The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) and also a PRINCE2 practitioner.

Scott’s main area of interest is Public Sector Procurement and undertakes regular work with Welsh Government (Value Wales) and Cardiff Council. Scott works closely with Cardiff Council’s Commissioning and Procurement Team and acts as a “critical friend”. Scott is also a Project Board Member for Source Regional (evolved from Source Cardiff). Source Regional contains representation from Cardiff Council, Caerphilly, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Torfaen and Value Wales. Scott was involved in the ‘Barriers to Procurement Opportunities’ report for Welsh Government and has also co-authored work on Category Management and Low-Value Advertising.

At the University Scott is currently the Scheme Leader for MSc Online International Logistics and Supply Chain Management and Award Leader for BA (Hons) Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Scott has been teaching at the University of Glamorgan since 2003 within the disciplines of Marketing and Supply Chain Management. Scott holds the E-moderators’ certificate and is qualified to deliver postgraduate course through virtual learning environments. Scott is also a trained KTP supervisor and has twice been a Faculty Excellence in Teaching and Learning (ELTA) prize winner with the latest being awarded in September 2012.

Scott’s PhD research is focusing on the impact of Category Management on the indigenous supplier base and its market.