Acorn is seeking a Procurement Business Partner on behalf of the NHS is Milton Keynes.
*Support the development, implementation and management of the procurement strategy and work plans to ensure compliance with and achievement of the trust's overall objectives.
*Contribute to the delivery of highly effective, compliant and customer focused procurement services which meets the Trusts procurement and materials management requirements, including the Cost Improvement Plan (CIP) targets.
*Support the development of promoting excellent customer relationships, balancing commercial and clinical considerations in the purchasing of products and services, and ensuring these are embedded into contractual agreements.
*Support the development of excellent customer/stakeholder relationships and ensuring that best value solutions are adopted by the trust. Take the lead in developing key strategies for sourcing and contract management within allocated division spend area.
*Work with the Head of Procurement to monitor , measure and record the performance of the procurement and supply chain function against key result areas as outlined in the procurement strategy and work plans, and contribute to regular reports for trust committees and boards.
Experience of working within the public sector and knowledge of construction contracts is essential.
This is a temporary role until December 2020, paying between £17 and £22 pounds per hour.
Acorn Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy