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        Category Lead

        Job number RW-CL-P

        Salary

        £66,718 - £76,271*

        Sector

        NHS

        Function

        Procurement

        Location

        London

        Job Type

        Permanent

        Partners Procurement Services (“PPS”) is the NHS shared procurement service, currently hosted by Whittington Health.

        PPS provides procurement services across four acute trusts in North London ICS: Moorfields Eye Hospital, North Middlesex University Hospital, Royal Free London and Whittington Health. This opportunity will be based at The Royal Free Hospital but does offer hybrid working.

        As a Category Lead (band 8b), you will be an integral part the corporate procurement team at PPS, working closely with cross-functional stakeholders across all four PPS member NHS trusts. The corporate procurement team support spend categories including IM&T (e.g. EPR, imaging and other clinical and non-clinical systems and hardware), Estates and Facilities (e.g. minor works, hard and soft facilities) and other areas often involving complex services (e.g. non-emergency patient transport, translation and interpretation, decontamination and sterilisation services, linen and laundry).

        Key responsibilities include:

        • Developing and implementing the category and procurement strategy for the Estates & Facilities category.
        • Leading FTS tenders from cradle to grave in full accordance with PCR legislation.
        • Consistently meeting best value for money by the effective sourcing of goods and services.
        • Provide professional and technical procurement advice to a wide range of stakeholders.
        • Ensuring procurement compliance across all PPS Trusts with UK procurement law and Standing Financial Instructions and Standing Orders.

        To be suitable for the role you will need have extensive public sector procurement experience and possess extensive knowledge of UK / European procurement laws and regulations. You will have substantial experience working across the estates & facilities category of spend, and experience working with JCT / NEC contract form variants.

        For further information, please see our dedicated candidate pack.

        *Inclusive of HCAS Inner London

        Closing date for applications: Sunday 14th April at 23:59

        To discuss your suitability contact Robert Waugh on 07921 336 648 or at PPS@allenlane.co.uk.

        If you are interested in other procurement positions, view our latest jobs.

        Recruiting for this role:

        Robert Waugh

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