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Procurement Analyst

Job Reference: 190-7146-FIN

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Northern General Hospital, Sheffield
£23,023 to £29,608 pa/pro

This Vacancy


An excellent opportunity has become available in the procurement department for a hardworking and dedicated analyst at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals (STH). The trust requisite to analyse and assimilate data has grown in recent years and the need for additional support has become more evident. We have an ambitious programme of improvement which will focus the need for new systems to increase internal productive efficiencies. This will in turn deliver significant improvements to front line services in all areas of the trust.


To do this, the post holder will take lead in specific areas and assist the Head of eProcurement and others. This will include validating, analysing, interpreting, presenting and promoting the data within and outside the Trust. The post holder will also provide support to the Procurement Director and other senior colleagues, in providing detailed analysis describing the deliverables or end-benefits that are expected to accrue through various projects, identify the appropriate clinical and non-clinical metrics to illustrate this.


About Us


The Procurement department provides procurement and supply chain services to the Trust. The department’s procurement teams take responsibility for developing strategies to meet the procurement needs of individual directorates and the Trust as a whole, and for delivering measurable savings from revenue expenditure in line with the Trust’s formal Savings Plan. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an analyst to join the Procurement department; a role which will be pivotal in delivering substantial savings to the Trust.


Who we looking for


We are looking for a candidate with extensive e-Procurement experience and knowledge, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to support teams to deliver improvement. Strong verbal, analytical and written communication skills will be critical with report writing and data analysis an essential part of the role. We are looking for an organised, motivated individual who enjoys the challenges of diverse workload.


This role will work within the Procurement Department and report directly to the Head of eProcurement.


What you can expect from Sheffield Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


You will be working for an organisation which values and respects all of its staff and the community it serves. The Trust is a leader in the NHS and research sectors and provides excellent benefits for its staff. This includes commitments to professional development but also many policies to support employees in balancing their personal and professional lives.


Please see the attached documents to the NHS Jobs page for this vacancy which gives you more detail on why you should come and work for us.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Helen Stanley on 0114 2715389

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The Trust is committed to its obligations in accordance with the Equality Act 2010, and we positively encourage applications from all sections of the community. Should you require any assistance in applying for the position please contact the General or Medical Human Resources Departments on the number identified on the NHS Jobs page for the organisation.

Job Share applicants are welcome for all full time posts unless indicated but cannot be guaranteed. In addition for Fixed Term Contracts, internal secondments may be considered, please seek the approval of your current line manager before applying for the position.

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