4149 - Supply Chain Manager
Barnsley Facilities Services
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The Procurement team at Barnsley Facilities Services is looking for an enthusiastic Supply Chain Manager to join our team. This is a new role and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to review and reshape the Supply Chain services including Logistics and Materials Management offered to the Trust.
The post holder will positively champion the supply chain function and lead on the timely delivery and availability of all clinical and general consumable supplies to all clinical areas of the Hospital.
You will provide supply chain support and advice to Trust staff at all levels and will revel in being a go to person for stock availability queries and stock alternatives.
You will be an integral member of the Procurement senior team working across Business Units in order to optimise the supply chain service including the review and optimisation of stock levels and inventory.
A requirement of the position/role is to be able to drive a company vehicle and thus an offer of employment will be conditional upon the successful candidate providing the necessary evidence that they have a valid driving licence and legally able to drive in the UK.
The interview date for this role will be Mon 23rd October 2023.
Main duties of the job
You will manage the Supply Chain team (of around 15 staff) providing a daily logistics and top up service to Barnsley Hospital. You will be responsible for ensuring that the Trusts wards and departments are provided an excellent service ensuring that the clinical teams have the goods they require to deliver patient care.
You will liaise closely with NHS Supply Chain to keep abreast of stock issues and take proactive measure to avoid stock out. You will also work closely with the clinical category team to identify alternative products offering good value for money and implementing agreed changes across the Trust.
You will optimise the service provided to the Trust ensuring that the right quality, volume and frequency of stock is delivered and available. You will also ensure that the service is flexible and can respond quickly and efficiently to the needs of the Trust.
Certificates of Sponsorship
We welcome applications from individuals who may require sponsorship under the skilled worker or health & care visa route.
**Please note funding for travel and associated relocation costs may not be covered by the Trust**
Please see further details below.
Please note that the Trust reserves the right to close a position early.
Operating as a Wholly Owned Subsidiary to Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, BFS has over 40 years heritage in providing high quality estates, facilities, procurement services and Outpatient pharmaceutical services to the healthcare sector. With a turnover of over £50m per annum, we take pride in our people, the quality of our work and in making financial contributions back into the NHS, supporting our patients and staff to deliver front line patient services.
BFS are passionate about providing essential facilities and healthcare support services. Our highly skilled and experienced leading professionals take pride in what they do, delivering world-class services and best-in-class NHS standards.
We believe in our people, and our ethos is to put our customers and team at the heart of everything we do.
Our vision is to provide quality essential services, growing for the ultimate benefit of public healthcare and beyond.
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Barnsley Facilities Services (BFS) are committed to promoting equality of opportunity and fair treatment to all applicants regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, mental or physical disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or offending history.
The cost of the DBS (criminal records check) will be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction.
Job Description for Supply Chain Manager
Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of the role and responsibilities.
Please refer to the values-based recruitment guidance and associated documentation.
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Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).