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Purchasing Officer - Band 3 - Core Services - Univ

Company: University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust    Location: Coventry CV2
University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, proactive and well motivated Purchasing Officer to join their Procurement and Supplies Department.

Duties will include obtaining and analysing quotations and raising purchase orders, ensuring the most cost effective procurement of goods and services is achieved, identifying potential areas for cost savings and handling day to day queries from internal customers and suppliers.

The successful candidate will possess good computer skills (particularly in the use of Microsoft Office applications), the ability to communicate at all levels, and preferably will have previous experience of working in a purchasing environment.

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders.

If you are invited to attend interview you will be asked to set up an account with the Trac recruitment system in order to confirm your interview time.

Closing Date:
This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

Recruiting to Values:
To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trusts Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.
Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trusts Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.
The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trusts Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.