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Operational Buyer

Job Reference: 153-ATR12489-A

Employer:
University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Purchasing Department
Location:
Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Bournemouth, Dorset
Salary:
£20,330 - £21,777 pa pr

We recently went into partnership with Bournemouth University and, with the merger of Poole Hospital and Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospital NHS Foundation Trusts, became University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust this is a really exciting time to join us!

Our ambitious multi-million pound plans to develop our sites are well underway, including developing RBH as the major acute and emergency hospital in East Dorset, PH as the major planned care hospital, and ambitious plans for Christchurch to support on-going patient treatment.

Joining UHD gives you the opportunity to enjoy all that Dorset has to offer. Bournemouth is a vibrant university town , and Poole has a large natural harbour and is perfect for water sports or relaxing at a quayside restaurant.

With both the New Forest and Isle of Purbeck on our doorstep, over 7 miles of stunning sandy beaches and coastal paths, we are located within an area of amazing beauty providing a great place for you to achieve your rewarding work life balance.


Opportunity within the Commercial Services Department
University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust is looking to appoint to a Operational Buyer role within the Procurement team in the Commercial Services Department for a permanent contract. The department is responsible for all operational purchasing, sourcing and contracts, procurement system management and tender support for the Trust.

If you are a motivated individual and would like to be part of the management and delivery of the trust’s procurement and material management strategy, this is your opportunity.

Please note: if this job requires you to have a DBS check to enable you to properly fulfil the requirements of the job, on appointment you will be required to repay the cost of obtaining a DBS check and this amount will be reclaimed from your salary.

Closing date: 02-Dec-2021

Provisional interview date: week commending 13-Dec-2021

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameSian MitchellJob titleDeputy Head of Supply ChainEmail addresssian.mitchell@uhd.nhs.ukAdditional contact information

Sian Mitchell, Deputy Head of Supply Chain

sian.mitchell@uhd.nhs.uk

 




We believe that having a diverse workforce, and allowing people to be themselves, is essential in ensuring we offer an inclusive, welcoming and productive place to work.

We especially welcome applications from minority groups in the community who may be underrepresented in our workforce.

At UHD our active staff network groups are Black Asian Minority Ethnic Group (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Network Group (LGBTQ+), European (EU), Pro Ability Staff Network, and the Armed Forces Support Group.

As a Trust we are proudly signed up to the Disability Confident and Armed Forces Covenant guaranteed interview schemes.

Please note:

Staff recruited are expected to be available to work flexibly across all our Trust locations when service demands require it.

This advert may be removed before the end date if sufficient applications are received.

FAO Internal Candidates: staff employed prior to merger who voluntarily change jobs from now on will be appointed to a UHD contract and terms and conditions.



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