E-Commerce Specialist - #5776582

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Date: 05/07/2022
City: Longdendale, England
Salary: £22,549 - £24,882 per year
Contract type: Full time
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
This is a chance to join a rapidly changing and expanding Procurement team, the largest Procurement team in the NHS - at a forward thinking NHS Foundation Trust.

We are looking for an individual who is keen to learn about E-Procurement in the healthcare sector; The ideal candidate will be joining a rapidly growing E-Commerce Team in an operational capacity, daily activities including e-requisitioning, e-ordering, e-cataloging in addition to e-invoice certification will be standard to the role

This is a genuine opportunity for the right candidate to start a new career in procurement, specializing in a niche environment with opportunities to develop and grow, consideration for CPD including CIPS is highly supported.

As a member of the E-Commerce & B2B Development Team, the post holder will be expected to provide effective and efficient, technical and analytical support to the E-Commerce Compliance Manager & E-Commerce Manager. The post holder will be responsible for the creation, and management of a portfolio of electronic supplier catalogue and contract agreements. Instrumental to the role is the ability to identify, extract and manipulate data as identified by the E-Commerce Team Leader. Using information/data obtained from the Trusts Purchase Order and Financial System, and the NHS Price Benchmarking tools. The post holder will need the ability to negotiate and converse with all levels of internal and connected stakeholders. Project work will be a regular feature of the role linking in with colleagues from both P2P and Purchasing to undertake associated work.

MFT is England’s largest NHS Trust with a turnover of £2.4bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We’re creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you’ll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We’re also creating a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive; our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which goes live in September 2022.

We’re proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What’s more, we’re excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience you’ll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the ‘Supporting Documents’ heading. So that you’re even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, you’ll need to take time to read the ‘Candidate Essentials Guide’ that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how ‘we care for you as you care for others’. Most importantly, it also contains critical information you’ll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the ‘NHS England’ website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team [email protected]

We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

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