System Administrator (Band 3)

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Job Title: System Administrator (Band 3)

Location: Bury St Edmunds

Type: Permanent

Salary: £19,737 to £21,142

Start Date: (TBD)

Description: The Purchasing Department has a full time, 37.5 hours per week, Systems Administrator position, for an individual interested in joining a busy team.

As part of the West Suffolk Hospital NHS Trust’s purchasing team your role will be to support the management of the Trust e-procurement systems on a daily basis within the department and across the Trust. This will involve working with all departments and localities across the Trust, to ensure training and the daily smooth running or the e-procurement system.


Your role includes:

To administrate the Trust e-procurement system in an effective and efficient manner.

To administrate the Trust e-catalogue system in an effective and efficient manner.

To administrate the NHS Supply Chain website.

The successful candidate will need to be:

GCSE (or equivalent) qualifications to demonstrate a good standard of general education.

NVQ level 3 or equivalent standard

Excellent customer services skills

Proven ability with Microsoft Office programmes including Word, Excel and Outlook

Ability to work alone, unsupervised, whilst remaining able to prioritise conflicting demands in a sometimes pressurised environment

Excellent IT and keyboard skills with a high level of attention to detail

For further information or an informal discussion, please Debbie Stevenson, Head of Purchasing on ex: 3854 or Damien Jump  Purchasing Manager on ex: 2887.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification for this position, please click on the Job Description link (below). You should use the Additional Information section of your application to state how you meet the requirements of the Person Specification.

CAR PARKING – This post does not entitle you to apply to park on the Hospital site.  The Trust offer parking off site at the Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club, which is serviced by a regular shuttle bus to and from the Hospital.  Details of the bus timetable can be found in the on-line starter pack.

All applicants should click on the link entitled “How will my application be processed?” prior to submitting their application form.

The closing date for this vacancy may change if we receive a strong response. Please ensure that you apply for any post you are interested in as soon as possible.