Assistant Procurement Specialist

Job Title: Assistant Procurement Specialist

Job Reference: 192-CS-20-1236

Employer: Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust
Department: Procurement
Location: Fareham
Salary: £21,892 to £24,157 per annum

Band 4 – Assistant Procurement Specialist

Band: AfC Band 4

Hours: 37.5

Contract Type: Permanent

We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and highly motivated individual to join our team as an Assistant Procurement Specialist. You will work closely with a range of staff across the organisation and beyond, playing a significant role in the continued development of a high quality service.

The Assistant Procurement Specialist role will require the candidate to deliver procurement exercises and projects across a variety of categories, with a particular focus on non clinical projects across both Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust and the Isle of Wight NHS Trust. They will be required to take responsibility for the purchase of goods and services by delivering a portfolio of contracts, whilst maximising cash releasing benefits.

Excellent analytical and numerical skills are essential, as well as a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages such as Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

This is a busy, interesting and dynamic department to work in. You will meet a different challenge every day and the successful candidate will be an integral part of the team providing a first class procurement service to the Trust. You will be part of a great team, within a friendly working environment.


NHS South of England Procurement Services (SoEPS) recognises that every product and service it procures on behalf of the Trust will affect each patient, to this end the Department is committed to providing ‘best value’ products and services.

There will be a requirement for all post holders to be mobile and attend meetings at client sites, so travel across the geographical area will be expected.

As part of you pre-employment checks, we will also be required to obtain satisfactory, written references. Also ensure that the referee details which you provide on your application form are correct.


For informal enquiries, please contact the Dan Jackson, Procurement Manager on 01489 779160 or email:

Interview date: To be confirmed with recruiting manager after review of internal applications

Closing Date: 25th December 2020