Category Manager - Clinical
NHS Category Manager - Clinical, £40,000 - £48,000, MCIPS
Your new company
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust is a large acute hospital Trust in the south east of England. The Trust was legally established on 14 February 2000 and provides a full range of general hospital services, and some areas of specialist complex care to around 560,000 people living in the south of West Kent and the north of East Sussex.
Your new role
You will be responsible for strategic management of the supply chain in a wide range of complex healthcare related goods and services. Identify, develop and drive sourcing strategies for all categories of services and commodities within the remit of the procurement department. To achieve year on year on year cash releasing and cost avoidance savings, ensuring policies and operational practices comply with the Trust SFI's, EU legislation and other statutory requirements and that they provide effective procurement of all categories of services and commodities. You will also manage a portfolio of contracts and sourcing projects, spending up to £100m per annum.
What you'll need to succeed
You will be MCIPS qualified with Healthcare purchasing experience. Have expert knowledge of EU Procurement rules and experience of managing complex projects to the value of £500k and above. In depth knowledge of Purchasing and Supply process with significant experience in Procurement is a must. Along with these skills you will have good working knowledge of finance and procurement systems with advanced MS Office skills.
What you'll get in return
At Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust they recognise that their staff are their most valuable asset and they provide a range of benefits to support them throughout their career. Providing you with many benefits such as, but not limited to, an NHS pension, childcare vouchers and NHS staff discounts. You will also receive a salary of up to £48,000.
What you need to do now
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