Supply Chain Co-Ordinator

Band 3

Main area
Band 3
Fixed Term for 12 Months
Full Time 37.5 Hours Per Week
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Blackpool Victoria Hospital
£16,968 to £19,852 pa
28/05/2018 23:59

At East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care.  We currently provide high quality services and treat over 600,000 people across East Lancashire and the surrounding area. We employ over 7,000 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work.

Do you enjoy working in a dynamic team?  The LPC Systems and e-commerce team based at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust are looking for quick thinking, well organised and conscientious Procurement assistant who can work within a challenging and fast moving environment.

The role of the Procurement Assistant will be responsible for supporting the day to day order processing and queries relating to the Powergate ordering system. Once trained you will be required to train users on the ordering system .We are looking for a friendly and energetic individual who can work well under pressure.

The successful applicant must possess the ability to work unsupervised, be able to meet deadlines and deal with queries efficiently. Excellent communications skills are paramount, along with being particular in attention to detail. Previous experience in a Procurement role would be an advantage.

You should be a proven team player, have excellent communication skills and be adaptable to the changing needs of the Department. Computer literacy is a necessity and candidates must be fully conversant with Windows applications especially Word & Excel. Attention to detail, organisational skills and the ability to work under pressure are also essential components.

You must have the ability to work on own initiative, under pressure but also part of a team.  Knowledge of ordering, analysing and interpreting data and a proven ability in building relationships are also essential qualities

You will have the opportunity to work closely with all areas of the Trust to develop your skills and knowledge to the next level.

For more information on the role please contact Trevor Kershaw on:

01253 953113

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. 

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