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Fulfil Your Potential In Hospitals That Make History

Charing Cross, Hammersmith, St Mary’s, Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea and
Western Eye.
With five world-renowned hospitals, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
is full of opportunity if you are looking to develop your healthcare
We are an NHS Trust of 12,000 people, providing care for over a million and
a half patients from north west London and beyond every year. We have a
rich heritage and an ambitious vision for the future of our patients and
local communities.
With our partners, Imperial College London, The Royal Marsden NHS
Foundation Trust and The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust,
we form Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre, one of 6 academic
health science centres in the UK, working to ensure the rapid translation
of research for better patient care and excellence in education.
We are proud of our heritage in innovation and we are early adopters of new
insights in technologies, techniques and treatments for improving health.
Band 9, Head of Procurement (Fixed term 12 months)
We are seeking an interim Head of Procurement to lead on the Trust’s
procurement and supply chain management teams. This is a fixed term
contract for 12 months.
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 postholder will be expected to work
closely with senior stakeholders across the trust to develop and deliver
purchasing plans for clinical and corporate divisions.
The post holder will provide medium-term continuity and leadership to the
procurement team and will be expected to ensure the development of the
procurement team to deliver on key Trust objectives. The Procurement
department at the trust comprises 25 staff and handles approx. £300-400m
annual spend for the Trust.
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is part of the North West London
sector and procurement teams across the sector are increasingly working
collaboratively towards common goals. The postholder will promote this
closer working relationship alongside the other Heads of Procurement in the
sector 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.
We are looking to fill this vacancy as soon as possible and will consider
people for secondment. We are also very happy to discuss flexible working
Interviews are likely to be held w/c 2nd November 2020 and will be
conducted virtually
The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy prior to the closing
date should we receive 50 applications prior to the advertised closing
We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of
our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job
share. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need.
Please do contact Sam Bullen, Deputy Chief Financial Officer
( ) to find out more about the role and the team before
you apply.
At Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust you can achieve extraordinary
things with extraordinary people. You’ll be working with leading clinicians
pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living
our values – expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You’ll get an
experience like no other and will fast forward your career.
Benefits include opportunities for career development, flexible working and
wellbeing, plus a staff recognition scheme. Also, take advantage of
optional benefits including the cycle to work and car lease schemes, season
ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.
All of our hospitals have quick transport access to the Westfield shopping
and leisure centre, the West End and a range of local bars, cafes and
restaurants – ideal for team socials!


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