Procurement Category Manager - Non Clinical
NHS, Procurement Category Manager - Non Clinical, Maidstone, Kent £40,428 - £48,514
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Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust is a great place to work and to develop your career.
MTW is an Acute Hospital Trust, which means that it provides a range of general hospital services from surgery and critical care, to emergency care and cancer services. The trust currently care for approximately 500,000 people in the Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells area. The Trust operates from two primary sites; the state of the art Tunbridge Wells Hospital and Maidstone Hospital. Here, significant investment has also been made to provide a Cellular Pathology Centre, stroke unit, refurbished intensive care unit, state of the art CT and MRI scanners, hi-tech operating theatre and surgical training centre plus a new birth centre. Maidstone Hospital is also home to the Kent Oncology Centre, one of the leading cancer treatment centres in the southeast.
Based in leafy Kent, the Trust employs circa 4,000 staff. They recognise that their talented staff are their most valuable asset, and have a comprehensive training and development programme to ensure that all employees can realise their full potential.
Your new role as Non Clinical, Procurement Category Manager...
You will have responsibility for the strategic management of the supply chain and will identify, develop and drive sourcing strategies for all categories of services and commodities within the remit of the procurement department. Managing a portfolio of complex projects up to the value of £500k with the aim of achieving annual cash releasing and cost avoidance savings. This role offers a rewarding challenge.
What you'll need to succeed
You will ideally be MCIPS qualified with Healthcare purchasing experience and have expert knowledge of EU Procurement rules. Previous experience of managing complex projects to the value of £500k and above is desirable plus an in depth knowledge of Purchasing and Supply process. You will have exceptional relationship management skills with the ability to influence, negotiate and communicate with both clinical and corporate stakeholders.
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. Alongside salary, the role offers a varied yet challenging workload with many benefits such as, but not limited to, an NHS pension, childcare vouchers and NHS staff discounts.
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