Head of Transactional Procurement, Logistics and Supply Chain

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Job Title: Head of Transactional Procurement, Logistics and Supply Chain

Location: Cross Site (Chelsea & Westminster Hospital and West Middlesex Hospital), London

Type: Permanent

Salary: £53,168 – £62,001 per annum plus HCAS

Start Date: (TBD)


Description: Head of Transactional Procurement, Logistics and Supply Chain  The Chelsea and Westminster Procurement department joined with the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust in 2012 to form the collaborative Joint Procurement Service, and now manages the non-pay expenditure for both Trusts including the West Middlesex Hospital site  The structure of the team is based upon category and project management principles to ensure the delivery of controlled category spend via catalogues, and to support high value complex procurements for all partner organisations.

The Joint Service leads on numerous projects across the North West London Procurement Alliance.

The post holder will be part of the Procurement senior team and responsible for the delivery of services across all locations across the Shared Service with oversight for the Transactional Procurement team as well as the Supply chain team – consisting of Materials Management and Receipt and Distribution teams located across multiple sites within the Shared service.

This post is pivotal to the delivery of front line services and touches all members of staff in partner organisations, and if done well ensures robust open supply chains, high levels of catalogue take up, controlled contracts review and renewals, and low levels of invoice queries. This is a customer facing role and presents an exciting opportunity to drive forward the innovative practices across the Joint Procurement Service.

The role holder will be accountable for the management and delivery of the Buying function, control and maintenance of the P2P systems and will Line Manage the Supply Chain and Logistics Manager and be accountable for the Materials Management team across the Shared Service.

The role holder will be responsible for the strategically important NHS Supply Spend (NHSSC). This spend will increase exponentially as Trusts current direct spend are moved to NHSSC as part of the Carter agenda. This task entails monthly reviews of opportunities in line with Department of Health mandating that 80% of Trusts Consumable spend is migrated to NHSSC.

The role holder will be accountable to the Director of Procurement for ensuring that the individual trusts within the Shared service meet their respective KPI and these are reported monthly to the Procurement Steering board.

Previous applicants need not apply

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Suzanne Scannell Job title: Director of Procurement Email address: Suzanne.Scannell@chelwest.nhs.uk Telephone number0203 315 5907Additional contact information  Alternatively, please contact Abi Rotimi, Head of Operational Procurement: Abi.Rotimi@chelwest.nhs.uk/ 020 3315 6648