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Strategic Procurement Manager

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
20 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

The North Midlands and Black Country Procurement Group (NMBC) is comprised of The University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust (UHNM), The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust (RWT) and Walsall NHS Trust (WHT), The Black Country Pathology Services (BCPS), North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust (NSCHT), The Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) and Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit (MLCSU). The NMBC is responsible for the Strategic and Operational Procurement for UHNM (Royal Stoke University and County Hospitals), RWT (New Cross and Cannock Hospitals), WHT (Walsall Manor Hospital) and 36 partner NHS organisations. The NMBC is responsible for the management and control of expenditure in excess of �600 million across the Midlands and Black Country health economies.

This post sits in the Strategic Procurement team and is primarily based at the County Hospital site near Stafford, reporting to the Senior Strategic Procurement Manager. The role is directly responsible for a portfolio of contracts and also for managing, supporting and guiding the work of 2 members of staff in one of the Strategic Procurement teams based at the Royal Stoke site, each with their own contract portfolios. Therefore , primarily the team will be remotely managed, however regular attendance at the Royal Stoke site will be ideal.

Main duties of the job

We do operate under a flexible working policy and also offer partial working from home (2 days per week) as part of the role. The band 7 position offers a salary of �43,742 (rising to �45,996 after 2 years experience and �50,056 after a further 3 years) is under the new, reviewed Agenda for Change pay scales for 2023/24.

The Trust offers 27 days annual leave on appointment, rising to 29 days after 5 years' of service and 33 days after 10 years' of service. In addition, there is also the potential to accrue hours towards flexi-leave in accordance with the flexible working policy.

The Strategic Procurement Manager will be a vital member of the NMBC Senior Management team, managing a team of 2 staff responsible for the procurement of Medical Division and Non - Medical (Primarily Estates & Facilities) contracts for the University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust, reporting in to the Senior Strategy Procurement Manager - Special Projects.

This post is a demanding role and an integral in supporting the Department in the delivery of all strategic objectives of all Trusts represented. Support the Departments' national / regional obligations and the implementation of the local Procurement strategy to meet the needs of the host Trust's customer base requirements, maximize value for money, minimising operational / commercial risk whilst ensuring compliance with EU Procurement Legislation, UK Law and the Trust's Standing Financial Instructions.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.

We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information on working for the Trust, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

For more details on the post, please see contact information details

Person Specification



  • High Standard of Education
  • CIPS


  • Management or Leadership Qualification

Knowledge and Experience


  • Knowledge and experience



  • Skills

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust



Weston Road


ST16 3SA

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