Senior Buyer

spire healthcare
18 Mar 2019
26 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Senior Buyer | Procurement | Droitwich Spa | Full Time
Spire Healthcare is already a major employer in Worcestershire with a hospital at South Bank in Worcester and The Spire Clinic in Droitwich. The new site at Worcester 6, along with the National Distribution Centre in Droitwich, will house supply chain and facilities support for its clinical operations for the two Worcestershire sites and other hospitals across the UK.
Duties and responsibilities:
  • Developing and maintaining category strategy documents for the designated areas of responsibility
  • Ensuring excellent relationships with suppliers managed on price, quality and performance
  • Operating a culture of continuous improvement which delivers year on year improvements to cost and KPI performance
  • Work alongside colleagues across the business and other team members to ensure a consistent approach to best practice is achieved appropriate to the needs and aspirations of the business
Who we're looking for:
  • This role would suit a CIPs/MCIPs level candidate
  • Proven experience in a Senior Buyer role
  • The category is expected to be in one of two areas: Clinical or Non-Clinical - however the number or scope of category may be adjusted to meet business needs
We offer employees a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
  • 33 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options
  • 'Spire for you' reward platform - discount and cashback for over 1000 retailers
  • Free Bupa wellness screening
  • Private medical insurance
We commit to our employees well-being through work life balance, on-going development, support and reward.
Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group that has been putting patients at the heart of everything we do for over 40 years. We have 39 hospitals, 10 clinics and a Specialist Cancer Care Centre across England, Wales and Scotland.
For us,it's more than just treating patients; it's about looking after people.