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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/08/2022.

Pharmacy Procurement Officer

Job Reference: J12-54020

NHS Professionals - Non-Clinical

Job Title: PharmacyProcurement Officer

Trust Location: Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Would you like to be a part of a team that works well together, always there to help each other?  If you answered yes, then Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust is the place for you.

About the Trust:

Manchester Royal Infirmary is located on Oxford Road, and it is easily accessible via both car and public transport. There is onsite parking (Fees will apply) in the multi storey car parks on Grafton Street and Hathersage Road. There is a café where drinks and light snacks are available.     


What you’ll be responsible for:

  • To undertake the purchasing of non-pharmaceutical items including services, sundries, etc from NHS supply chain and through the Trust Integra ordering system
  • To prioritise purchasing according to deadlines.
  • To follow up all outstanding orders. If there is a problem find alternative supplier, pack, or preparation under supervision of the Senior Pharmacy Procurement Officer and liaising with the original requestor.
  • Ensure that all purchasing documentation is filed and stored according to Standard Operating Procedures.

You’ll learn the following whilst working at the trust:

  1. An in depth understanding of the roles and responsibilities involved in working within the NHS 
  2. Knowledge of the systems used, to effectively complete your role to the highest standard at all times 
  3. A sense of teamwork, gained through working alongside and supporting colleagues from all levels, within the organisation 


You’ll have the following skills/experience:

  • Microsoft Office Skills- Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Excellent communication skills- both verbal and written
  • NHS Systems- Integra Procurement systems and Supply chain
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritise work and multi-task

Depending on the Trust, you may require variable additional certification and skills. 


As a member of NHS Professionals, you have fantastic benefits:

  • Competitive pay rates- work this week, get paid next week
  • Essential support when you need it- 24/7 365 days- call us anytime
  • Multi locational- work across neighbouring Trusts
  • Manage your shifts and timesheets on the go- access your “My Bank” shift portal anywhere, anytime online or through your smartphone
  • Varied working options to suit your lifestyle- access to the Bank gives you options of ad hoc shifts or longer-term placements
  • Training and development opportunities- Keep up with the essentials and more
  • Build holiday allowance for every shift you work- your work life balance is important to us
  • Stakeholder pension scheme available- a flexible future for you and yours

Who are NHS Professionals?

We specialise in outing people in place to care. Every year we help thousands of dedicated candidates and highly skilled NHS workers enjoy better career opportunities, access to more shifts and a healthier work-life balance, giving more choice and control to our members.

As an equal opportunities’ organisation, NHSP is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective Bank members and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender reassignment, or marriage and civil partnership. We believe there is a strong case for the Equality, Diversity and inclusion agenda and we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants form a range of backgrounds to apply.

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By joining us you can look forward to a choice of flexible Bank shifts across any of our client Trusts in England, as well as the ability to develop professionally and gain experience in several wards or areas.


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Successful applicants will be contacted after the closing date.

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