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Vacancy : Junior Buyer
Company Location : Home Based

Job Description


Position: Junior Buyer
Location: Normanton, Chester OR Alfreton
Contract Type: 12 MONTH FIXED TERM CONTRACT (Full-Time)
Salary: FROM £22,000
Shift pattern: Monday-Friday office hours
Closing Date: 15/02/2022 (subject to change)

We are looking for a Junior Buyer who has an understanding of procurement, who is confident in engaging with stakeholders at multiple levels, and most of all who is driven to provide the best experience for our customers and is passionate about delivering value to the NHS.

Do you want to help make a difference to the NHS?

Well, if you do, then here at HST we are looking for people to come and work in an agile, entrepreneurial organisation where your passion, personality and drive matter as much as your experience.

What do we want?

We have a variety of roles that cover procurement, change management, clinical engagement, and business development. But what we really want is people who share our desire to be the best we can be.

What will you be doing?

You will play a vital role in the successful delivery of procurements within the team. This role will provide stretch and exposure within a busy, public sector focussed environment support successful deliver of the tower contract obligations. NHS Supply Chain provide patient-focussed healthcare products and supply chain services to the UK’s National Health Service.

Assisting in providing updates on process tasks to Buyers and Assistant Service Line Managers when required
Liaising with suppliers to gather required pricing information to support procurement implementation
Catalogue management to remove unwarranted variations
Management of customer level pricing to support successful implementation of customer level pricing agreements
Support in successful delivery of the procurements for NHS SC customers
Work closely with the wider team to ensure consistency and best practice
Be an active member of the Service Line, supporting teamwork and joint learning and development initiatives

Who are we?

HST (Health Solutions Team) are an agile company backed by two global superpowers of the procurement and logistics world (Vizient Inc. and DHL).

We specialise in designing innovative clinical procurement solutions for a £1.4bn medical devices market and we’re proud to have been awarded the NHS Supply Chain procurement contract covering Cardiology, Radiology, Endoscopy, Audiology and Pain Management.

We’re also a friendly bunch from a multitude of backgrounds all with a shared passion and knowledge, that working together is how we succeed

What do we offer?

A competitive package
Flexibility to work in both an office and home environment
Support to help you develop and succeed in reaching your potential

As a DHL employee you’ll have access to a wide variety of benefits aimed at enhancing your wellbeing both at home and at work, from a free and confidential 24/7 GP Service and Employee Assistance Programme to affordable loans, simple savings and financial education. You and your family can also access our mental health app on the go, free mortgage and Will advice as well as hundreds of retail and lifestyle discounts. We also offer yearly free flu jabs and give you access to our Private Medical Insurance through AXA Health. All this and more is hosted on our Benefits platform which you will have access as a DHL Employee.

You won’t find another job like the one you’ll find with DHL Supply Chain. Now, what do we need form you?

Keen to develop new business opportunities by promoting the use of NHS Supply Chain as a route to market with existing customer, via successful delivery of customer queries and associated procurement implementation
Good influencing skills
Proven track record of customer focused relationship building
Inter-personal skills to build strong relations with team and stakeholders
MS Office skills including intermediate Excel skills
Results orientated andproblem solving skills
Collaborates internally

What you’ll need to do next?

If you have a proven track record of achievement to match the requirements for this role and you are looking for your next career move, simply apply online ensuring that a full up to date CV is attached with your application.
We will ensure that all our resourcing activities are fair, transparent and consistent across the UK. We want to ensure that the candidate experience is of the highest professional standard.

The Company is committed to providing equality of opportunity for all employees. Furthermore we aim to ensure our workplaces are free from discrimination and that not only employees but also our potential future employees are treated fairly and with dignity and respect. We will ensure that equality of opportunity maintains a high profile in our organisation.

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