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Senior Procurement Manager

The Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Swindon is proud to have a team of 4,558 highly skilled, kind and compassionate staff that deliver high quality care for our patients. We are an ambitious and progressive Foundation Trust, committed to continuing our quality journey so that we can exceed our patients and clients expectations. The Trust provides acute services from the Great Western Hospital and community healthcare services across Swindon.

The Trust

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides healthcare services to a diverse population across a large area including Swindon, Wiltshire and parts of Gloucestershire, West Berkshire and Oxfordshire. We are a high performing, ambitious and progressive Foundation Trust, committed to delivering the highest quality of care and patient experience. We have over 5,000 staff providing care in a modern acute hospital, in the community and in people’s homes. Across our acute and community services we care for around 1.4 million people a year.

This is an exciting time to join us. The NHS faces significant challenges and doing more of the same is not an option. We’re looking to fundamentally change the way we do things whilst always keeping the patient at the centre of everything we do. We’re transforming the way we provide care, working more closely with local partners to integrate care to join up pathways. We are using new technology to help our staff deliver better care, embracing innovative ways of providing care closer to home to support patients to manage their long-term conditions outside of hospital

Senior Procurement Manager

The Senior Procurement Manager will develop, lead and manage the Contracting Team, creating a high profile, professional and proactive service for the Trust that works collaboratively with other Trusts and Organisations. The post will manage the delivery a service that facilitates delivery of products and services on time and at the lowest cost whilst maintaining the highest level of probity, legislative and corporate compliance.

Manage the day to day contractual engagement and service delivery for all contractual relationships with external Procurement Partnerships and Consultants to gain full advantage of contractual opportunities, ensure continuous improvement and development of the Trusts Finance and procurement system and help influence the provision of service provided by external provider.


Working in healthcare is rewarding and we will work with you to maximize your potential. All we ask in return is that you live by our STAR values - Service, Teamwork, Ambition and Respect.

  • We invest in your training and development to pursue a successful and fulfilling career in healthcare.
  • As an NHS employer we offer one of the most competitive and flexible benefits packages offered in the UK.
  • Permanent staff receive at least 27 days' holiday each year, a generous pension, plus other benefits including flexible working options and exclusive discounts.
  • We offer an onsite Nursery and are one of the first employers in the country to offer 30 hours of free childcare a week subject to eligibility.

Required skills

  • Leadership
  • Management
  • OJEU
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Cost Saving Initiatives
  • leading

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