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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/03/2020.

Job Reference: 166-DSFS-2338577

Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
DSFS Ltd (Chesterfield Royal Hospital, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S44 5BL), Chesterfield
18813.00 pro rata per annum

Derbyshire Support and Facilities Services Ltd (DSFS) is a subsidiary company that’s 100% owned by Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

DSFS has just over 700 staff in Facilities, Estates, Procurement, ICT, Patient Records, Switchboard, Finance and Clinical Engineering. Very much part of the ‘Chesterfield Royal family’, DSFS builds on solid NHS foundations to offer a more commercial approach that’s dynamic, flexible and proactive.

We are developing our strategy, vision and values as an independent company within the Trust’s ‘family’ and have pledged to:

  • Provide first-class healthcare facilities and support services to best practice quality standards in a cost effective way - giving the public value for the money they put into the NHS.
  • Remain committed to the Trust’s ethos, values and principles to provide the best possible services.
  • Make DSFS a great company for people to be part of – where staff feel valued and appreciated and where their wellbeing matters.
  • Work with all our staff and stakeholders to make DSFS a real success that we can all be proud of.

Procurement Team - Buyer

We are looking for a Buyer to join the team to deliver high quality value for money procurement services on behalf of Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and external clients. You will need to demonstrate strong team working skills; have experience of working in a Procurement environment and be able to demonstrate excellent customer service skills.

This post will play a key role in ensuring the procurement of the right goods at the right price delivered to the right place at the right time. This will be achieved by working together with clients and service users to understand their procurement needs, and by working together to standardise and rationalise products and services. This post will support senior staff to analyse and evaluate procurement data; tender and award contracts; improve supplier performance, implement specific electronic catalogues, and continuously improve the service for clients.

With a non-pay spend of £78m, this is an exciting time to join a new and developing team and play an active role in delivering support services contributing to the provision of front-line patient care.

Closing Date:-29th March 2020

Interview Date:-28th April 2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

Katrina Horton, Senior Procurement Partner on Tel: 01246 512706


Nicola Wood, Senior Procurement Partner on Tel: 01246 513563

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