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Band 4 - Buyer

Job Reference: 290-CPFO-60-C

Employer:
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
Purchasing
Location:
St Mary's hospital, London
Salary:
£24,476 - 28,036 pa inc

Fulfil your potential in hospitals that make history:

Charing Cross, Hammersmith, St Mary’s, Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea and Western Eye.

With five world-renowned hospitals, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is full of opportunity if you are looking to develop your healthcare career.

We are an NHS Trust of 10,000 people, providing care for over a million patients from north west London and beyond every year. We have a rich heritage and an ambitious vision for the future of our patients and local communities.

With our partners, Imperial College London, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, we form Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre, one of 11 academic health science centres in the UK, working to ensure the rapid translation of research for better patient care and excellence in education.

We are proud of our heritage in innovation and we are early adopters of new insights in technologies, techniques and treatments for improving health.


Band 4 Buyer

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is embarking on an ambitious programme of investment in procurement and supply chain management. Critical to this is investment in capability and capacity within the procurement function.

We are looking to recruit a Buyer who will form a key link within the Procurement Departments’ operational team with responsibility for supporting transactions and supplier engagement. Buyers will provide support to the Purchase-to-Pay process managing catalogue content, supporting and advising stakeholders with all types of procurement activity, end user training, and processing as required, engaging with the supply market.

The Buyer will ensure that goods and services are obtained in the most cost effective manner and provide a source of information and specialist advice to customers and generally act as a focal point for all communication with suppliers and commercial representatives

The role is an entry point into a larger career within procurement with routes into systems, supply chain and market engagement .

The ability to prioritise, engage with colleagues, technology literacy and basic understanding of procurement processes is essential. The applicant should have experience in a similar role, or an academic qualification that is relevant to the role eg CIPS. The applicant should have interest in working in the NHS but experience of working in the NHS or wider public sector is not essential.

The Trust is one of the largest Trusts in the country with five sites in West London.

Previous applicants need not apply

For further details / informal visits contact: Maria Brown Email: Maria.Brown5@nhs.net Tele:020 3312 6817




At Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people. You’ll be working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You’ll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include opportunities for career development, flexible working and wellbeing, plus a staff recognition scheme. Also, take advantage of optional benefits including the cycle to work and car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

All of our hospitals have quick transport access to the Westfield shopping and leisure centre, the West End and a range of local bars, cafes and restaurants - ideal for team socials!

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