Commodity Specialist - 2 posts - Edinburgh/Larkhall

Job reference: 000194

Location: Various

Job closing date: 15/04/2019

Job posted date: 22/03/2019

Salary: Band 4 (£20,911 - £23,597)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Administrative Services

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Strategic Sourcing (Sub-Dept)

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS National Services Scotland

This is a unique opportunity to help harness the buying power of more than £1.4 billion spent each year across the NHS in Scotland. PCF, the Procurement Centre of Expertise for Health, works in collaboration with Health Boards to ensure the highest level of patient care through the provision of a wide range of goods and services via a series of best value National Contracts and Distribution Services.

Data and information are key to the success of this process. Working with a commodity manager you will support the development, implementation and delivery of national contracts whilst building specialist product and market knowledge. Educated to HND level (or equivalent) you will have strong data gathering and analysing capabilities with an eye for detail. Experience in procurement or Health Service background would be an advantage.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Gavin Armstrong on 0131 275 7499 or Billy Hislop on 0131 275 6845

The successful candidate(s) must comply with the Mandatory Induction Standards and with the Code of Conduct for Healthcare Support Workers.

Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.

Further information on NSS is available from:

Closing date for completed applications is midnight on Monday 15th April 2019

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).

NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies


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