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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/04/2021.

Procurement Category Manager ICT & Digital

Job Reference: 321-CORP-PRO-ICT-B8B

Employer:
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Procurement
Location:
OUH Cowley/All Sites, Oxford
Salary:
£53,168 - £62,001 per annum pro rata

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.


Procurement Business Partner / Medical Technology Category Manager Band 8b

This is a great time to join our expanding procurement team in a time of innovation and change. We are looking for an experienced Category Manager to oversee the management of all non-pay expenditure for ICT and Digital category and to lead the development of sourcing strategies to deliver value-for-money and improved services for our patients.

The team is committed to working constructively and collaboratively with our suppliers in developing value adding opportunities and harnessing the potential for our supply chain to support the Trust in delivering better care to our patients and in improving operational performance and efficiency.

We are a forward-thinking team and whilst cost reduction activity remains important, our focus is beyond the traditional approaches, and is for the Trust to become the 'partner of choice' for key suppliers across the healthcare sector - a key strategic partner for product/service development, research, innovation and working collaboratively to improve healthcare for patients.

These role will provide a high-level of expert knowledge and skill to ensure we are providing the best practice procurement and strategic sourcing, maximising value from the supply chain and develop a well-defined procurement category strategies and plans.

As the Category Manager for the ICT and Digital category you will be the dedicated point of contact for all procurement and supply chain queries associated with the ICT and Digital expenditure and to coordinate activities with other members of the team where appropriate.

We work closely with our clinical and operational colleagues. An important part of your role you will be to develop and manage relationships with key stakeholders, including our clinical teams, suppliers and other agencies such as AHSNs, so excellent communication and interpersonal skills are critical to the success of these roles.

You will have experience of , developing and managing complex procurement projects including business cases, options appraisal, tender documentation, tender evaluation and contract award processes.

 

Closing Date: 16th April 2021

Interview Date - tbc

For further details / informal visits contact:

Carl Hooper, Deputy Director Strategic Sourcing Corporate & Non Clinical, carl.hooper@ouh.nhs.uk - 07824596722




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Please note that this post is subject to a 6 month probationary period. If you currently hold a contract of employment with the Oxford University Hospitals, this will not apply. This statement does not apply to Medical staff or Executive Appointments.

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