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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/08/2021.

Senior Procurement Manager

Job Reference: 363-CP8627-A

East London NHS Foundation Trust
Robert Dolan House | 9 Alie Street | E1 8DE, LONDON
£45,780 - £51,393 per annum inc HCA

ELFT has long been recognised as a centre of excellence for mental and health care, innovation and improvement. So it is a very exciting time for you to come and work for us. Our mission is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive – so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations.

East London NHS Foundation Trust are looking to recruit a Senior Procurement Manager to join our Procurement and Contract team. This is a new role in a developing team working alongside North East London providers to provide innovative, sustainable and professional procurement solutions through a strong and successful partnership approach, which delivers increased efficiency savings and improvements in quality.

As Senior Procurement Manager, you will undertake the provision of strategic and complex procurement support and advisory services to our stakeholders, as directed by the Associate Director for Procurement and Contracts, for healthcare and other non-healthcare goods/service requirements.

Additionally, you will deliver the day to day operation of the procurement function for the Trust including leading a team of Procurement Officers in the delivery of specific procurement projects, sustainable cost improvements and a range of other services leading to qualitative benefits, commercial benefits and improved governance and compliance across the services commissioned by the client.

The successful candidate must have significant experience in leading and managing procurement projects. They will have a proven track record of successfully project managing and implementing medium to high complexity procurement procedures. The post holder will ensure quality of service provision, social value and value for money are at the forefront of their activities and decision making.

Experience working within the NHS is preferred but NOT an essential requirement


For further details / informal visits contact:

NameLindsay HOBSONEmail addressLindsay.hobson@nhs.netTelephone number0207 655 4056

What Next?

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