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Procurement Business Partner

Employer
Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Lincoln
Salary
£58,972 to £68,525 per annum
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 8B
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
You will have a strong understanding of corporate and financial governance as well as the legal and regulatory framework for procurement.

You will be a confident and effective communicator being able to create business reports and present recommendations to formal meetings or committees as well as negotiate with and influence colleagues and stakeholders.

You will have a structured and solution-focused approach with attention to both detail and process.

You will contribute to our Best Use of Resources Agenda and work in alignment with our Trust values.

In turn, you will join a growing, friendly and supportive team who are committed to driving positive change.

For more information about the Procurement Business Partner post, please see the attached job description and person specification for this role.

Main duties of the job

Since 2017, the Trust has been working with the Shared Lincolnshire Procurement Service, hosted by a local acute Trust, to deliver all the procurement activities generated across our organisation. In this pivotal role, you will direct and lead this partnership to ensure high-quality, timely procurement activities are delivered.

*Oversee complex procurements delivered by the Shared Procurement Service involving cross-disciplinary, multi-stakeholder teams to deliver outcomes when needed.

*Manage complex and high-value negotiations.

*Identify and act on opportunities for innovation to secure organisational improvements and cost savings maximising best use of resources.

*Ensure Trust activity is in alignment with the national procurement agenda.

*Support patient-facing staff in effectively translating complex procurement legislation.

*Provide programme management leadership to the broad, strategic procurement pipeline across all divisions within the Trust.

*Engage and work closely with Senior Stakeholders, Clinical Practitioners and Providers to directly influence strategic and business decision making with the Trust.

*Carry out detailed analysis on complex procurement activity and issues making informed recommendations.

*Provide professional procurement advice, guidance and training to stakeholders in the Trust at all levels.

About us

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health services and a number of learning disability, autism and social care services in the county of Lincolnshire. Employing around 2,900 staff, and serving a population of over 768,400, our people lie at the heart of everything we do.

You could be part of a Trust rated by staff as one of the best mental health and learning disability trusts in England. We firmly believe the key to high quality care is a contented workforce. This is reflected in our Care Quality Commission rating of 'outstanding' for well-led and 'good' overall. In the most recent National NHS Staff Survey, our staff rated us as the number one trust nationally for staff morale and one of the top scoring NHS Trusts in the Midlands for being compassionate and inclusive. We're really proud of this!

We offer options for flexible working and provide a wide range of training and promotion opportunities in all professions. We support and celebrate diversity, have active staff networks groups and are always looking at what more we can do to support our staff.

Whether you're taking the first exciting steps in your career, itching for a new challenge or searching for a better place to raise a family, Lincolnshire has arange of rewarding health and social care careers in a county that's friendly, fascinating, affordable and brimming with everything you need to live a happy life .Visitbeinlincolnshire.com to find out more .

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will have a strong understanding of corporate and financial governance as well as the legal and regulatory framework for procurement.

You will be a confident and effective communicator being able to create business reports and present recommendations to formal meetings or committees as well as negotiate with and influence colleagues and stakeholders.

You will have a structured and solution-focused approach with attention to both detail and process.

You will contribute to our Best Use of Resources Agenda and work in alignment with our Trust values.

In turn, you will join a growing, friendly and supportive team who are committed to driving positive change.

For more information about the Procurement Business Partner post, please see the attached job description and person specification for this role.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to Master's Degree level or equivalent training and experience demonstrated with evidence of continued learning and development.
  • Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) qualification.


Experience

Essential

  • Extensive knowledge and experience of public procurement including previous roles held in senior procurement positions.
  • Extensive knowledge, understanding and experience of contract management.
  • Experience of implementing commercial processes at a senior level.
  • Demonstrable experience in leading a vast range of procurement activities across goods and services within a breadth of categories.
  • Experience of building collaborative partnerships
  • Experience of leading and managing a team.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and build partnerships.


Employer details

Employer name

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Trust headquarters

St George's site

Lincoln

LN1 1FS

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274-10896-COR

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