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Senior Procurement Specialist (Please note your employer will be SFT)

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 Per annum (Pro rata for part time)
Closing date
2 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
* Please note your employer will be Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust although you can be based at GWH, Swindon, or RUH, Bath or Salisbury District Hospitals.

Do you want to make a difference and join an award-winning procurement team? Do you want to work in a fast moving, dynamic, results driven department focused on building strong working relationships with its stakeholders? Do you want to share in the pride associated with working for the NHS? Are you CIPS part qualified (level 4) but short of some experience? For an exceptional candidate who can demonstrate they will achieve the required competencies within 6-12 months, appointment will initially be at band 6.

We are looking to recruit 2 Senior Procurement Manager's to join our Sourcing Team to provide a customer centric service to drive the sourcing of value for money products and services to support the delivery of high quality clinical care to our patients. This would be for Clinical & Estates and Facilities roles.

Main duties of the job

Your primary role will be to work within the Sourcing Team, sourcing vast range of clinical and non clinical products and services or capital with an addressable spend value across the BSW ICS of circa �153m.

The role promotes collaborative working across the B& NES, Swindon and Wiltshire area working with numerous stakeholders and colleagues to positively impact patient care.

The successful candidates will have the flexibility to be based at either in Royal United Hospitals in Bath, Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust or Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in Swindon.

Please see attached Job description and person specification for full details of roles and responsibilities. Please note applicants must have NHS experience / healthcare procurement experience.

About us

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust (SFT) is an innovative hospital with a proud heritage and over 250 years of experience behind us. Here we're driven to deliver an outstanding experience for everyone and have been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment we continue to provide for our patients and also our staff.

We are an acute Trust, rated Good by the CQC, with a track record of high performance providing regional and super regional specialist services such as: Burns, Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery, Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory, Wessex Rehabilitation, Spires Cleft Centre and the Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre. We have about 470 beds and employ over 4000 staff.

We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. We think working here is pretty rewarding. You can access a range of NHS discounts, receive a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme. On-site benefits include car parking (fee applies), leisure centre, day nursery and holiday play scheme.

Salisbury is an attractive place to live and work and really gives you the best of everything. With easy access to London and local airports, the city of Southampton is only a short train or car journey away or if you prefer the sea, Bournemouth is also accessible. Don't just take our word for it, why not explore what Salisbury has to offer by

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and person specification for full details of roles and responsibilities.

Person Specification

Qualifications / experience


  • Experience working at a senior level within procurement
  • Obtained or Working towards MCIPS
  • NHS experience / Healthcare procurement experience
  • working within UK Public Sector Regulations
  • Demonstrable experience of supplier and contract management
  • Evidence of resilience
  • Experience of working with wide range of stakeholders
  • Experience of working collaboratively across a wide geographic area


  • Full MCIPS Registration
  • Category management NHS experience at senior level
  • Evidence of excellent communication skills with people at all levels

Employer details

Employer name

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Can be RUH, GWH or SFT



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