Deputy Head of Procurement

£38,890 - £44,503 yearly
  • MK University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Milton Keynes, UK
  • 12 Oct, 2020
Full time Administration and Secretarial Human Resources Purchasing and Procurement

Job Description

Main area Procurement

Grade Band 7

Contract Permanent

Hours Full time: 37.5 Hours Per Week

Job ref430-A09543C

Site Supplies Dept (Dept)

Town Milton Keynes

Salary £38,890 - £44,503 Per Annum

Closing 23/10/2020 23:59

Interview date06/11/2020

You can expect a warm welcome at Milton Keynes University Hospital, our staff are friendly and welcoming. We listen to each other and work together to embed our Trusts values and behaviours.  At MKUH we appreciate our staff and reward them with an outstanding benefits package including:

  • Free on-site parking
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Great flexible working opportunities
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Lease car scheme
  • Generous annual leave and pension scheme
  • On site nursery (chargeable)
  • Extensive staff health and well-being programme

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital; we conduct research and teaching on site to improve the care of our patients. The hospital is undergoing significant investment, and we are proud to be rated good by the CQC. Visit our website to catch up on our latest news.


We are looking to recruit a dynamic individual to join our Procurement team in delivering a high quality procurement service to the Trust. The successful candidate will have experience of managing complicated tendering processes within a public sector organisation and therefore have good knowledge of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

You will be a skilled negotiator, able to influence and manage internal customer expectations as well as maintaining good supplier relationships. You will have excellent communication and presentation skills, be results focussed with a track record of savings and benefits delivery. 

To find out more about this exciting opportunity please contact Linda Baxter – Head of Procurement by email

Please note that this post is subject to an initial probationary period of six months, extendable up to a period of 12 months. A DBS check may be required for new employees. MKUH promotes an inclusive workforce and are committed to equal opportunities, we proactively welcome applications from underrepresented groups in our community.


All posts in MKUH will be considered for flexible working.


Thank you for your interest in our Hospital.