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Job Title: Band 9 Head of Procurement

Location: Trustwide, London

Type: Secondment

Salary: £97,894 – £111,817

Start Date: (TBD)

Description: Imperial College Healthcare Trust are seeking a Head of Procurement to lead on the Trust’s procurement and supply chain management teams for an initial fixed term contract to the end of the financial year. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with significant procurement experience looking to work in a large complex teaching hospital delivering some highly specialist services. We are happy to consider secondments/flexible working arrangements and applicants will need to demonstrate how they dedicate a greater proportion of their time to the Trust should they wish to make a job share application.

The role is responsible for operational and strategic purchasing, supply contracts and tenders, materials and supply chain management, as well as associated systems and processes. The post holder will be expected to work closely with senior stakeholders across the trust to develop and deliver purchasing plans for clinical and corporate divisions and provide leadership to and development of the procurement team of 25 staff handling £300-£400m of annual spend for the Trust. The Trust is part of the North West London sector and procurement teams across the sector are increasingly working collaboratively towards common goals. The post holder will be expected to promote this closer working relationship alongside and support future plans for more integration.

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent interpersonal and leadership skills, which inspire, motivate and influence colleagues at all levels, win hearts and minds, and have the drive and determination to succeed and innovate in an ever changing environment. This role is a key member in the senior leadership team of the finance directorate.

For further information on this opportunity please contact Jazz Thind, Chief Financial Officer (Jazz.Thind1@nhs.net) to find out more about the role before you apply.

Closing date for applications: 12th August 2021

Interviews will be held 19th August 2021 and conducted virtually.

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