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Senior Procurement Manager (Band 7)

Job Reference: 370-ADM7SUP-4591

Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£33,222 to £43,041 pa

“Our Mission is to be outstanding for our patients, our communities and each other….

Senior Procurement Manager

Band 7

The Procurement function at Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is very well respected at Board level and throughout the organisation and is widely regarding as a well led and highly performing team always looking for new and innovative ways of improving the service provided. The Logistics function is a key part of this team.

Despite the challenging NHS financial climate, the support of the Board is further evidenced by the approval of a re-structure of the procurement team to support the next phase of our team’s development.

This re-structure has created an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and highly motivated Senior Procurement Manager. You will work closely with a range of staff across the organisation and beyond, playing a significant role in the continued development of a high quality logistics service.

The post holder will be responsible for supporting the Deputy Head of Procurement to obtain the maximum possible benefits from the money spent on goods and services.

You will be proficient in negotiation and influencing others, have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to communicate clearly and concisely at all levels.

You will be educated to degree level or equivalent with full membership of CIPs or equivalent, relevant experience. You will have a proven track record of delivering a wide variety of procurement projects within tight timescales along with proven problem solving techniques.


Excellent analytical and numerical skills are essential as well as a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages such as Excel, Word and Powerpoint.




For informal discussions about the post, please telephone Brian Burge, Deputy Head of Procurement, Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust on 01925 662940 or e-mail


This job advert may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, therefore please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

This Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes diverse applications from people with disabilities, from ethnic minorities and all other social groups. We encourage all applicants to share their equality information with us; please read `Be counted` and `8 reasons why’ in the additional information. We operate Family Friendly and Career Break policies.

The Trust operates a Smoke Free Policy which does not permit smoking within the Trust premises and grounds/site.

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Please note pay progression is subject to the NHS Agenda for Change Pay Progression provisions applicable from 1st April 2019.

All posts are subject to NHS Employment Check Standards including a DBS check, if applicable. Depending on the classification of the post, in-line with DBS guidelines, a Standard or Enhanced disclosure will be required which may include a check of the ‘Vulnerable Adults List’, the ‘Children’s List’ and/or the Independent Safeguarding Authorities (ISA’s) barred lists.

A charge of £39 (Standard) or £60 (Enhanced) will be made by the successful candidate which will be deducted from the first 3 months’ salary. In addition to this, you will also be required to re-pay any future costs that may arise in relation to DBS fees.

NB. Current employees of Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust who have had a satisfactory DBS check, carried out by this Trust during the last 3 years, will not be required to undertake a new one. Where staff have not had a check (classification appropriate to the post offered) within the last 3 years, they will be required to undertake and pay for this, as per the arrangements above.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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