NHS - Senior Procurement Officer

Location Wales
Rate Dependent upon experience
Duration 12 Months
Posted 11/03/2021
Contract Type Project Solutions
Hours Full Time
Start date ASAP
Do you need a DBS? No
Ref #REQ7260

Full Job Details

We are looking for a Procurement Officer to support an NHS Trust in Wales.

Reporting to the ICT Business Support Manager you will work as part of a busy team providing specialist ICT procurement services and advice to key stakeholders within the Health Board.

Key responsibilities will include the following;

  • Leading on specialist procurement and tendering exercises
  • Negotiation of contract renewals
  • Assistance with financial management of the Informatics function in order to assist Heads of Service to deliver the Health Boards Integrated Medium Term Plan.
This role will also include mentoring of other members of the procurement team.
Must be able to;
  • Provide expert knowledge of professional purchasing principles of ICT equipment
  • Demonstrate expertise in EU procurement and contract management regulations
  • Carry out complex ICT procurements for high value contracts
  • Use appropriate methods to evaluate tendering exercises and demonstrate value for money in accordance with health board guidelines
  • Interpret complex financial information and make decisions based on this information.
Must be very organised with the ability to plan and coordinate procurement activities in line with capital funding opportunities as well as be competent in the use of Windows, Microsoft Office and Financial Management products.
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