Oyu Tolgoi’s Procurement department strives to deliver more value to our operations by ensuring a secure supply of services and focusing on total cost of ownership, and development of the in-country supply chain.

Our commitment to maximising national procurement at Oyu Tolgoi serves two purposes:

  • To build and promote a localised, sustainable, quality assured supply chain within Mongolia
  • To meet our Investment Agreement commitments to develop a competitive and skilled Mongolian supplier community

These endeavors support robust Mongolian economic development, and the development of businesses which share Oyu Tolgoi’s commitment to world-class health, safety and environmental performance and management.

Oyu Tolgoi’s procurement activities are governed by transparent policies and procedures to ensure alignment with world-class procurement practices and protocols.

Procurement department
The Procurement department is the supply chain management function for Oyu Tolgoi’s operations. The department is organised into the following teams:

  • Sourcing team – responsible for procurement of goods and services above US$100,000
  • Purchasing team – responsible for purchasing goods and services below US$100,000
  • National procurement team – responsible for developing a national supply chain
  • Contract management team – responsible for contractor management and ensuring compliance with contracts
  • Inventory control team – responsible for reviewing and managing inventory levels to support ongoing operations
  • Reporting and development team – responsible for reporting and monitoring compliance and improvement across all procurement functions

Business Integrity Principles

Business Integrity Principles

Oyu Tolgoi’s business integrity principles are the foundations of how we operate. These principles are set out in our code of conduct, “The way we work”.

Policies and Procedures

Policies and Procedures

Oyu Tolgoi implements transparent and ethical procurement policies to meet international standards. This section covers our terms and conditions, including specific policies and procedures to guide those who want to do business with us.

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Supplier Development

Supplier Development

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