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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/04/2021.

Contract Category Manager

Job Reference: 202-A-21-14218

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Finance and Performance
Trust HQ, Exeter (plus working from home)
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum (indicative)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Contracts Manager working within an established team, reporting directly to the Head of Procurement to support with IT contracts, tendering and Contract Management.

The ideal candidate will be conversant with Public Sector procurement preferably within the NHS and have some experience in contracts tendering and management .The portfolio of work would be mainly with the Clinical goods although other work within the team will be required at times. The majority of time at present would be spent working from home although there will be a need to work in our Exeter HQ when required.

Benefits of working for the NHS and the Trust

  • Be involved in delivering resilient and ever improving patient care – you can make a difference
  • Work within an ever changing and exciting environment
  • Opportunity to be more hands on with a wide range of new and exciting technologies
  • 27 days annual leave as standard
  • Working in a flexible environment with options to work from home

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At South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) every team member matters, we have a culture where everyone is valued for being themselves. Our aim is to work together to promote the most inclusive environment possible, which attracts people from the widest possible range of backgrounds and experiences to enrich the work that we do together, for the benefit of all of our employees and patients and communities we serve. We offer flexible working opportunities, inclusive policies and a range of feedback mechanisms to support individual needs and to enable a positive, welcoming environment in which our people and their careers can thrive.

As the first Ambulance Trust in the Country to be registered as a NHS Foundation Trust (FT) SWAST offers consistent high-quality, locally responsive and trusted care to the residents and the transient population of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Bristol, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire.

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South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust reserve the right to close this vacancy early, should we receive sufficient applications.

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