Clinical Buyer – Healthcare Industry

Overview:

An outstanding opportunity has come up working for one of Britain’s leading providers of independent healthcare across the UK. This direct procurement role will see you lead all aspects of strategic sourcing within the Clinical Buying team. This Healthcare business have one of the largest networks of hospitals & clinics, performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country. You will form part of a Procurement Team that thrive off making a difference with a strategic outlook on all procurement activity. You will report into a Category Manager who reports straight into the Head of Procurement.  

What the role involves:

To manage and deliver all aspects of strategic sourcing on a designated range of clinical related spend projects.

Support the procurement team in identifying value added benefits in supply and cost reduction across the business.

Have full autonomy for Procurement projects across core service and product areas ensuring category spend is managed effectively and to drive quality and cost savings for the organisation as they continue to grow.

Manage a new supplier on boarding and contract performance management programme to include SLA and KPI implementation.

Full end to end Tender & Contract management including drafting and creating tender & contract documentation, with a focus on providing an exceptional experience to new suppliers

Lead the negotiation and supplier selection within the framework of the category strategies and sourcing plans.

Promote teamwork and effective communications to develop working relationships between all personnel and departments.

The person we hope to find:

Strong end to end procurement sourcing and category management experience across direct based procurement (it doesn’t have to be in clinical buying)

Experience in drafting contracts and negotiating terms

Excellent communication skills and able to work with all levels of management and stakeholders

Good analytical and problem-solving skills

Well organised, process and team-oriented with the ability to prioritise quickly

Highly motivated self-starter: ability to initiate and manage work with minimal supervision

Commercially aware and financially astute

Ability to think independently

A flexible and “can-do” approach to business needs

Salary and Benefits:

£35k per annum + bonus + pension + Private healthcare, 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays.

If you are a Buyer with a good directs based procurement background, whether that be finished goods, mechanical, construction or similar looking for a new challenge and have a passion for making difference, then this could be a great role for you. This progressive, efficient and pioneering business strive for excellence and are now looking for someone with he same passion to make a real impact within its Procurement team!

For more information please apply directly, or by emailing the latest copy of your CV and contact details to joe@talentdrive.co.uk

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