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Senior Buyer - Equipment - Procurement in Glasgow Royal Infirmary

Job description

NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde is the largest Health Board in Scotland and has a trade spend with third party suppliers of over £635m with the Procurement Department providing a comprehensive procurement and logistics service for all Health Board functions. This includes strategic sourcing and advice to improve effectiveness and value for money on all expenditure for goods, services and works.  The Capital Equipment and Equipping Team provides a professional equipment and maintenance procurement service to all NHSGG divisions, including purchasing, storage, and distribution, legal requirements, project management services and procurement management data. The postholder reports directly to the NHSGG&C Commodity Manager for Capital Equipment & Equipping Capital Equipment allocation for the Health Board can range from £35m - £100m p/a Of this, Medical Equipment and Imaging Equipment allocation alone can range £5m - £25m. Maintenance, Service and Lease contracts are worth circa £26m p/a. We have a Senior Buyer post vacant a present. This postholder will ensure that the procurement of Equipment and Maintenance Services are carried out in a professional manner, and delivered in accordance with legal requirements and NHSGG&C Standing Financial Instructions thereby ensuring best value outcomes are achieved.  We are seeking candidates who are educated to degree level or a suitably experienced buyer who can demonstrate proficiency and expertise in the field of procurement and purchasing and within a large scale, multi-discipline environment. The post requires high levels of competence in the areas of communication, negotiation and organisational skills and excellent IT skills being fully literate with Microsoft Office Packages. It would also be desirable if candidates have a Diploma of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS Level 4) or equivalent and a detailed knowledge of Public Procurement regulations and procedures.

Informal Contact: Gareth Miller, Tel No: 07814939799

Details on how to contact the Recruitment Service can be found within the Candidate Information Packs

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde encourages applications from all sections of the community. We promote a culture of inclusion across the organisation and are proud of the diverse workforce we have.

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Extra information

Glasgow Royal Infirmary
Type of Contract
Graduate jobs
Profession type
Health / Medical
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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