Senior Buyer

Who Our Opportunity is for:

  • An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the procurement contracting team on a temporary basis to provide Maternity Cover. You will report to the Head of Procurement Contracting and form part of a team which is responsible for contributing towards the Trusts challenging cash releasing savings target through the delivery of allocated procurement projects from a complex and varied contract portfolio.
  • You will be running EU compliant tender processes
  • The role requires experience in public sector procurement and application of the Public Contract Regulations 2015.
  • In addition you will need to have the following skills:
    • Negotiation skills;
    • Confident in presenting;
    • Be able to act autonomously;
    • Understanding of the current health economy;
  • The candidate is required to have a knowledge of procurement principles acquired through either, MCIPS accreditation or actively working towards it (minimum level of 5 must have been achieved,) relevant degrees or experience
  • The role requires you to undertake a wide range of duties, please read the full job description for more details.

What this Opportunity means:

  • Developmental opportunities in Procurement
  • Full Trust corporate and departmental inductions given
  • A friendly and supportive working environment (see our Trust Behavioural Standards)
  • Competitive Salary, with incremental pay progression
  • Excellent holiday entitlements 27 days + bank holidays
  • Staff support, health and wellbeing opportunities & other employee benefits

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameHelen BunnellJob titleHead of Procurement ContractingEmail addresshelen.bunnell@nhs.netTelephone number

Reference: 41268855

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