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Procurement Specialist

Job Reference: 044-CCP-PS

Corporate & Capital Procurement
Denmark Hill, London
£38,768.00 - £46,124.00 inc inner HCAS

We are KFM and we provide healthcare support services. Our purpose is to partner with and support healthcare providers in providing world class patient care, with all profits and cost savings reinvested in the NHS.

We have a fantastic group of colleagues working right the way across KFM, who are passionate about what they do and the difference that we can make to healthcare when we all work together. This isn't an accident! We recruit people who share our vision and commitment to high standards, and who can work in line with our values & behaviours;

  • Quality is the priority
  • Working together gets it done
  • Accountability is the foundation
  • Positive energy delivers results

You’ll see these values & behaviours reflected in our role profiles and, if you’re selected for interview, they are a thread that runs through all of our interview questions so that we can understand how you would work in line with these.

We offer a competitive reward package, including a Welcome Bonus and an Annual Bonus Scheme and, as we want to support our team to grow and develop, our KFM Academy offers bespoke personal development plans along with the opportunity to apply for additional CPD funding for specific courses or qualifications.





£38,768.00 - £46,124.00 DEPENDANT UPON EXPERIENCE

The KFM Corporate & Capital Procurement team are now looking to recruit a forward thinking procurement professional to deliver ongoing procurement activity, which will include contracts as well as involving tendering activity whilst building and leading on the relationships with the KFM Purchasing Support function. This will include catalogue changes, cancellations, reviews and even new catalogue requests.

The role will be key to ensuring you achieve this through the following deliverables of the service;

  • Supporting cross-functional procurement / sourcing teams to develop and implement category and sourcing strategies for high spend, high risk, complex requirements.
  • By deliver value to the Trust.
  • Achieving year on year cash releasing and cost avoidance savings.
  • Developing and leading sourcing strategies for low to medium spend and low to medium risk requirements.
  • Adhering to policies and operational practices comply with the Trust’s Standing Financial Instructions (SFIs), and relevant legislation and other statutory requirements and that they provide effective procurement of all categories of services and commodities.
  • Developing an excellent working relationship with all clinical and corporate stakeholders and to ensure that the service provided to internal customers is of a high standard.
  • Challenging current supply arrangements.
  • Managing contracts and suppliers for low to medium spend and low to medium risk requirements.
  • Supporting with re-negotiating contracts, where appropriate.

To be successful in this role you will be;

  • Forward thinking and a curious individual
  • Be able to react coherently to a changing environment
  • Building and developing relationships
  • Strong communication skills.

Please apply with your CV and cover statement and explain how you meet the criteria for this. Only applications that have included cover statements as well as CV's will be reviewed as this is mandatory as part of the recruitment process, so please do include this as part of your application.

Please refer to the job description and person specification, which include full expectations required

We look forward to hearing from you.

For more information about KFM - visit our website by following the link on the right hand side of this page.

You can also find out more about our recruitment process and what to expect in the Recruitment Information Pack, also available to download on the right hand side of this page.

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