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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/09/2020.

Procurement Category Officer

Job Reference: 120-AC1019-0920

NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership
Procurement Services - Sourcing
Companies House, Crown Way, Cardiff
£21,892 - £24,157 per annum

NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership’s Strategic vision, is Adding Value through Partnership, Innovation and Excellence.

NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership welcomes applications from people who share our values:

  • Listening and learning

  • Working together

  • Taking responsibility

  • Innovating

For up to date information on NWSSP follow us on Twitter @NWSSP

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh. Any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English

NWSSP Procurement Services is an established employer that supports the delivery of goods and services to NHS Wales. We aim to be a “trusted advisor” and indispensable partner for our customers on all procurement issues. We aim to be an organisation that is thought of positively by people who work both for us and with us, whilst adhering to a clear set of values that underpin everything we do. We are an award winning employer, regularly being recognised both locally and nationally for the work that we do for NHS Wales in the world of procurement. An exciting opportunity has arisen in our busy Pharmacy, Appliances & Dressings Category Team.

We are committed to the development of our staff and each year we are able to support the progression of our staff through the levels of CIPS qualifications - our goal is to have a fully skilled, dedicated professional workforce that supports NHS Wales is all areas of the Procure to Pay process.

As an employer, we have staff based in all Health Boards and Trusts throughout Wales at various locations. NWSSP offers various benefits to staff, including:

- NHS pension
- Generous annual leave increasing after 5 and 10 years
- Car Lease salary sacrifice scheme
- Cycle to Work salary sacrifice scheme
- Childcare Vouchers salary sacrifice scheme

We are currently looking to fill the following post, at the base stated:

Post: Procurement Category Officer
Base: Companies House, Crown Way, Cardiff
Team: Medical Sourcing Team

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing Date: 27th September 2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

Vicky Evans

Category Manager

02920 903838

We are committed to flexible working and equal opportunities.

If you are short listed for interview you will be contacted by email using the email address with which you registered. Please ensure that you check your email account regularly.

Priority is given to staff awaiting redeployment. We therefore reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any stage.

When applying for this post it is essential that you read the Job Description and Person Specification (where available) and demonstrate how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements of the person specification. Only candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification will be shortlisted.

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