Thank you for your interest in the role of Associate Director of Procurement & Commercial at Barnsley Facilities Services (BFS), our subsidiary company that is part of the Barnsley Hospital Group. Formed in 2017, BFS operates as a Wholly Owned Subsidiary. It provides a range of services including Estates and Facilities Management, Catering, Cleaning, Portering, Decontamination Services, Procurement (including Materials Management and Supplies). Our main client is Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (BHNFT, or the Trust); however we also provide some services to the wider community. Thank you for your interest in the role of Associate Director of Procurement & Commercial at Barnsley Facilities Services (BFS), our subsidiary company that is part of the Barnsley Hospital Group. Formed in 2017, BFS operates as a Wholly Owned Subsidiary. It provides a range of services including Estates and Facilities Management, Catering, Cleaning, Portering, Decontamination Service and Procurement (including Materials Management and Supplies). Our main client is Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (BHNFT or the Trust); however we also provide some services to the wider community.
At the Trust we have values as an integral part of how we operate, and our vision is to provide outstanding, integrated care. These values and vision are exactly the same for BFS, as we strongly believe that they provide the basis for us to engage with our people, our customers and our stakeholders; guiding our decision making, recognising peoples’ needs and acting upon these; working together to provide the best possible service and outstanding care.
The culture in our company is critical, and you will need to play a positive role in continuing to embed and develop this; this is reflected in our Philosophy. How we develop, lead and engage our people is really important to us and this is key for us to continuously improve the quality of our services. We aim to support the financial sustainability of the Trust and offer our expertise beyond the NHS boundaries into our community; ensuring that any profits are re-invested back into the NHS.
This role comes at an exciting time in our development and will offer you the opportunity to contribute to successfully delivering our ambitious strategic business plans. We are seeking an experienced professional, to lead and develop our Procurement & Commercial Services, be a great leader for our people. You will bring previous experience of holding corporate responsibility for advising directors and managers on procurement issues including, product/service selection, innovation, process, legislative requirements and best practice. You will have a strong track record of providing cost effective, efficient and responsive purchasing and supply chain management. As an Associate Director of our organisation and part of the Senior Leadership Team, you will share our values and put patients first in the delivery of high quality, safe and effective care.
I hope that you find this opportunity as exciting as we do, we believe that we have a fantastic organisation and are so proud of our people, the quality of service that they provide and all that we have achieved since the inception of BFS. Are you that amazing person that will help to us develop and build our future?
Managing Director, Barnsley Facilities Services
Our new Associate Director of Procurement and Commercial Services will join a high performing Senior Management Team who have achieved significant success in the delivery of our Strategic Business Plans and underpinning aims and objectives.
This role comes at an exciting time in our development and offers the opportunity to contribute to the development and delivery of our ambitious strategic plans. We are seeking an experienced professional to lead for Procurement and Commercial services of our company, with a strong track record of leading people at senior level in a complex environment.
The Associate Director of Procurement and Commercial Services will be pivotal in the relationship with customers and as such must have a truly customer focused business approach with full appreciation and anticipation of customer and stakeholder priorities.
Key responsibilities will include;
Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills will be essential, and you will bring the gravitas to influence and engage our stakeholders in the Trust and externally. Commercial and adaptable, you will bring pace and energy to the BFS Senior Management Team and Board. Most importantly you will share our values and put patients first in the delivery of high quality, safe and effective care.
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Luis is a specialist recruiter for procurement professionals in the NHS and wider public sector across Yorkshire, North East and the East Midlands. Luis has a particular focus on placing candidates in permanent and interim positions under the Crown Commercial Service via Frameworks RM6002 – Permanent Recruitment Services and RM6160 – Interim & Fixed Term services. He covers a wide variety of roles and levels including; Heads of Procurement, Procurement Specialists, Procurement Officers, Category Managers, Contracts Managers and Buyers.
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