Following an internal promotion there is an opportunity within the Procurement Team at Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust, for a 12 month fixed term to manage PPE and also a permanent role within the team, both roles will be Dartford/Aylesford based. The team is expanding to reflect the changing needs of the organisation, and to ensure that we deliver a value adding, reliable and compliant service. Part of this involves developing an in house team to provide more timely and face to face support to a range of people, including clinical staff, managers and executive directors, and to ensure that team members have development and career opportunities.
The Procurement Services Officer will be the first point of contact for many of our stakeholders. Candidates for this role should be confident and understanding when dealing with callers, enquiries and problems. Some experience of working in procurement will be beneficial, but training and development will also be provided as part of the role. You will have a customer service focus, proactively communicate with stakeholders taking ownership and responsibility for dealing with enquiries. You will also be expected to work alongside Shared Business Services, an outsourced company who provide some of our transactional processing, smoothing the process for stakeholders as the end users of our service.
You will be an effective communicator building strong relationships with others and you will be effective at prioritising workload. You will deliver advice and guidance to customers placing orders ensuring that their orders are compliant and developed in line with national guidance and local standing financial instructions. Travel across Kent and Medway will be required.
If you are enthusiastic, motivated and want to come and work for a Trust striving for Outstanding please apply.
Previous applicants need not apply.
This advert closes on Wednesday 28 Apr 2021
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