Assistant Buyer

16 May 2019
17 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 3

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.
  • 4,750 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • 14 inpatient and outpatient locations, serving a total community of 1.3 million people
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of 'Good' with 'Outstanding' features
  • Stonewall Diversity Champions, and Disability Confident Employer - Level 2

We are looking for an Assistant Buyer to provide support to the Procurement department with a range of tasks:

- Purchasing goods and services as required in a timely, professional and efficient way, ensuring that the Trust obtains best value.

- Actioning requisitions and producing orders to external companies as and when required, which will involve negotiations and obtaining quotations.

- Selecting suppliers in a professional manner, accurately meeting deadlines and communicating effectively to all appropriate and relevant parties.

- Assisting with the achievement of all purchasing and supply strategies.

This post may close earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Correspondence relating to this vacancy will be conducted electronically. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis. References will be requested electronically also; please ensure you provide correct contact details for referees.

Documents to download
  • Job Description - Buyer
  • Person Spec - Buyer
  • About Us

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