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Procurement Helpdesk & Analysis Assistant

Posted: 7 Oct 2020 Closes: 5 Nov 2020
Trafford, United Kingdom £19,737 - £21,142 Per Annum
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Procurement Helpdesk & Analysis Assistant

Job Reference: 349-COR-499-20

Employer: Department: Procurement Location: Trafford, Manchester Salary: £19,737 - £21,142 Per Annum

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 23,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women's Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:
  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider.

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust is a leading integrated health, teaching, research and innovation campus in the thriving city region of Manchester. We offer a unique range of services to the North West, treating and managing the simplest to the most complex conditions and diseases. Indeed, we treat more than a million patients every year and we are home to hundreds of world-class staff, each committed to being the very best at what we do.

This is a chance to join a rapidly changing and expanding Procurement team, the largest Procurement team in the NHS - at a forward thinking NHS Foundation Trust.

We are looking for an individual who is keen to learn about E-Procurement in the healthcare sector; someone who is able to methodically deal with information and data and translate that into fantastic customer service. You will need to be strong willed, numerate and a great communicator with a close eye for detail.

This is a genuine opportunity for the right candidate to start a new career in procurement, specializing working in a Procurement Helpdesk & Analytical environment with opportunities to develop and grow in a future focused workplace.

Please note, as part of the interview process successfully shortlisted candidates, will be required to complete a brief Microsoft Excel challenge

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameSteve BrettJob titleProjects & Training ManagerEmail addressSteve.brett@mft.nhs.ukTelephone number0161 276 5155

We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £29.50(standard disclosure) or £47.50 (enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

We welcome applicants from the Armed Forces Community.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on 0161 276 6198.

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