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e-Procurement and Purchasing Team Leader - Band 5

e-Procurement and Purchasing Team Leader - Band 5

Posted 18 September by NHS Business Services Authority

Gloucestershire Shared Service for NHS

Gloucestershire Shared Service for NHS is recruiting for a permanent e-Procurement and Purchasing Team Leader, to join their expanding Procurement Shared Service Department.  Gloucestershire Shared Servicesupports the two NHS Trust’s in the County, & the successful candidate will be responsible for managing a team of Procurement Staff processing Purchase orders, and providing a high level of customer service to our key stake holders.

This is a key role with the Procurement Team and would suit someone with a background in managing a team of people in fast paced environment and who will maintain our goal of continuous improvement. An understanding of Public Sector Procurement would be beneficial.

Areas of work will include, but not limited to the following;

Provision of training, on eProcurement systems and Trusts procurement requirements to a range of end users, ensuring robust procedures are developed and in place.

Responsible for providing support for P2P system testing and development / enhancements alongside the systems team and monitor eProcurement systems applications including purchase order transmissions, NHSSC portal maintenance and future Developments/requirements.

Provide, collate and Feedback, transactional data analysis to procurement teams and End Users, including medical device alert reports, Freedom of Information Requests, Lord Carter Procurement standard Metrics and Price Comparison Data.

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrable track record of achievement within a purchasing / contracting / finance environment. A good working knowledge of Purchase to pay (P2P) or financial and e-commerce systems is desirable to the role.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Ivan Rolfe, Senior Procurement Manager on

Interviews are expected to take place on 16th of October 2020, therefore applicants should assume they are unsuccessful if they haven’t been contacted by this date. The method of interview will be face to face at Gloucester Royal Hospital.

(Hosted by Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)
Based at Victoria Warehouse, Gloucester, GL1 2EL

Reference: 40916315

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