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Job Title: Assistant Buyer

Location: Bedford

Type: Permanent

Salary: £19,737 – £21,142 per annum pro rata Start Date: (TBD)


Description: An exciting opportunity to join the busy Procurement team in Bedford on a permanent but part-time basis. The post holder will procure Goods, Services and Works in line with the Trust’s Procurement Strategy, supporting its implementation in order to achieve the Trust’s business objectives and financial targets. They will also ensure that all procurement solutions are innovative, robust, and that an effective supply chain is preserved or enhanced.

The successful candidate should have experience using Microsoft Office and good administration skills as will be required to provide clerical and administrative support to the Procurement Department. Processing of orders and requisitions onto the Departmental ordering system(s), ensuring compliance with end user deadlines and trust Standing Financial Instructions.

The Assistant Buyer is expected to deliver a service that facilitates delivery of products and services on time and at the lowest ultimate cost whilst maintaining the highest level of probity, legislative and corporate compliance, and support to the delivery of patient care to the highest standard.

The post is offered on a part-time basis: 25 hours per week (Monday to Friday 5 hours per day).

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For details of this vacancy or if you would like to know more about the position please contact Rebecca Brumpton via email;