Managing Director: NW London Procurement Shared Service

Discipline: Procurement

Sector: NHS

Location: London

Type: Permanent

Date posted: 12/04/2021

Start: ASAP

Duration: Permanent

Salary: VSM


NHS Providers in NW London have agreed to implement a Shared Service procurement function across the sector, to deliver increased value from our procurement services and to support the development of new commercial opportunities across the sector.  The Shared Service will include most of the existing procurement teams from our provider partners and will be hosted by Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust.

This is the key leadership role that will have an opportunity to shape the procurement landscape within NW London for years to come. The Managing Director will develop the Shared Service (which shall include systems, process and teams), bringing together our procurement teams and working in partnership with our Shared Service Board.

The principal role of the Managing Director will be to provide the direction, vision, strategy and business plan for the Shared Service, including supporting the development and integration of the service, reflecting the business needs of the partner Trusts and broader NW London sector.

This key senior position will require finely tuned business skills to develop a high functioning procurement Shared Service, which builds upon the existing Trust based teams to deliver benefits in sustainability, responsiveness and best in class commercial and procurement operations across the sector.

We are looking for an individual who has experience in consolidating multiple functions whilst being able to balance both strategic leadership with world-class operational management. Having the emotional intelligence to build effective relationships with partners and colleagues; to deliver long-lasting change to the sector; focusing on quality of service whilst embedding themselves in this newly created role.

This is a critical and high profile appointment and we welcome a diverse field of qualified MCIPS candidates from either the NHS, wider public or commercial sectors.  It is essential you have successfully operated in large scale multi-site organisations with significant Programme Management experience.  You will have exemplary leadership skills and be able to drive positive change in what is a complicated and challenging setting.  The successful candidate will be politically astute with an inspiring and positive character.

For more information please download our dedicated Candidate Pack here.

For a discussion about the role please contact our recruitment partners at Allen Lane (Vicky Power: 07540 637 439, Becca Farnon: 07894 585 264).

Please send your CV, supporting statement and current remuneration to by midnight on Friday 30th April.

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