A large teaching Trust in the East Midlands
The post holder will:
Running complex OJEU procurements, managing multiple senior stakeholders and
reporting and presenting as required via Prince 2 methodology in both written and
Implementing a category management strategy, delivering effective procurement and
supporting the management of key supplier relationships to deliver breakthrough
performance in cost, service and quality.
Leading large procurement activities, delivering savings and other optimal outcomes
of a tactical (cost reduction) and strategic nature in a challenging healthcare
environment. Accordingly you will be able to demonstrate change management and
stakeholder management skills across decentralized business units.
Gaining competitive advantage for the trust by identifying best practice and leveraging
the Trust spend within categories.
Lead the development of compliant on-line catalogues within Procurement.
Implement and action a plan to rationalise the current range of products available
through on-line catalogues and manage the ongoing maintenance of this information.
Seeking out and engaging appropriate internal and external stakeholders at Senior
Manager level to provide the information and insight to support the development of
the strategic options within categories.
Where appropriate, working closely with a central support team to ensure the
contracts you let deliver best value to the trust through effective supplier management.
Supporting Senior Category Managers with the negotiation and completion of
contracts often of a complex nature to support the category strategy.
Promote procurement outside the procurement function and promoting change and
development as required.
Working under your own initiative and being responsible for making effective
decisions for the benefit of the Trust for a range of delegated projects.
The successful candidate will ideally be fully MCIPS qualified with 1-3 years Public Sector Procurement experience
Clear progression in both salary and title
An opportunity to work on varied spend areas
27 days annual leave + bank holidays
Cycle to work scheme