Interim Procurement Manager

South East
Competitive - Interim contractor framework/agency cap Band 8A
19 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018
Finegreen Consultant
Acute Trust
Job Type
Our client an NHS Trust in the South East of England is looking to appoint an Interim Procurement Manager for 4 months in the first instance. This role will be at interim contractor rates under the CCS NMNC Framework at interim Band 8.

 Role purpose:
  • Be responsible for the overall management of the procurement department and for supporting the delivery of the Trust’s savings and value for money programme;
  • Manage and develop a competent and committed team capable of translating customer needs into delivered goods and services;
  • Oversee and manage the material management team;
  • Carry out procurement of high value detailed contracts and develop appropriate evaluation methods to assess and review tenders.
  • Provide strategic procurement advice, expertise and support to the Director of Finance and budget holders.
  • Participate in the work of external purchasing consortiums and supplies partnerships
 Must have:
  • Membership of procurement professional body- M.C.I.P.S or a Master’s level qualification or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • A minimum of 2 years senior experience within a procurement environment preferably within an NHS acute trust
  • Experience of maintaining robust governance and compliance arrangements regarding contract awards and their subsequent management
  • Experience of commercial approaches to procurement
  • Experience of effective operation at a senior level having influenced and led change
  • Demonstrable track record of successful procurement
For further details on this role, please email Toni Coates on including your latest CV and expected rate.