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Purchasing and Contracts Coordinator

Sanctuary Care
Worcester, United Kingdom

Job Description

At Sanctuary Care we believe in providing high quality care homes where people are looked after with the utmost dignity and respect. Our strength lies in the quality of our people and we employ those who will share our mission statement ‘Keeping kindness at the heart of our care’.

PURCHASING AND CONTRACTS COORDINATOR WORCESTER £29,579 PER ANNUM (RISING TO £31,863 AFTER 12 MONTHS, SUBJECT TO SATISFACTORY PERFORMANCE) 39 HOURS PER WEEK We have a new and exciting opportunity available for a Purchasing and Contracts Coordinator. You will support the Contracts Manager in providing purchasing services for Sanctuary Care by maintaining contracts with suppliers and ensuring due process in purchasing. The successful candidate will effectively develop supplier and stakeholder relationships to identify and implement high value return on investment change initiatives, optimising purchasing processes and payment solutions whilst conducting research to obtain market intelligence. You will be responsible for ensuring care homes order compliant products and services from approved suppliers as well as Contributing, as appropriate, to special projects and change programmes in support of Sanctuary Care's objectives. You will have recent experience of undertaking a similar role as well as knowledge of the purchasing of indirect goods and services. Proven experience of managing projects is an essential requirement of this role as well as a high level of communication skills and an excellent standard of numeracy. As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer extensive development and training opportunities as well as a comprehensive reward and benefits package including discount schemes, 25 days annual leave (pro rata) and a contributory pension scheme. To apply please click the Apply button or if you require further assistance please contact Recruitment on 0845 543 6377 and quote Ref: 23968. Closing Date: 25 October 2016 We reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time depending on application volumes, therefore an early submission of application is encouraged.

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Connor Beth
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