Procurement/Supply Chain Manager

  • Location
    Liverpool, Merseyside
  • Salary
    £ 25000 - £ 30000 / Year
  • Category
    Procurement & Supply Chain - Procurement & Supply Chain
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Procurement and Supply Chain
  • External Reference


  • Responsible for the recruitment of all suppliers to The client across all regions and disciplines.

  • Commercially and competitively negotiate prices for all new members.

  • Prepare and store all new paperwork in line with clinical governance and business requirements to ensure that the supplier is qualified to operate for The client

  • Be familiar with standard supplier contracts and be able to answer queries on contractual terms.

  • Use a range of software applications to record work and liaise with referral companies and member clinics.

  • Upload new applications to our case management systems and add in all prices and protocols.

  • Develop strong working relationships with the larger suppliers to ensure effectiveness of the service delivery and that any issues are resolved in a timely manner.

  • Monitor and control suppliers that have been problematic and deactivate them when necessary, ensuring all documentation on the reasons why Is completed.

  • Review the network performance on a monthly basis through reporting and manual audits.

  • Report on trends across the network to enable The client to capitalise on any opportunities to reduce prices or increase coverage.

  • Manage and record any complaints relating to service delivery from suppliers.

  • Work with the clinical staff in the business to maintain high levels of clinical care and relationships with specific providers

  • Provide support and guidance to the team members involved in the recruitment and monitoring of suppliers.


  • Work with the operations management team to engage the suppliers and promote The client

  • Develop marketing literature to send out to existing members as a Brand exercise to reiterate the features and benefits of being part of the network and working with us.

  • Review the overall network, how it performs, SLA's, client feedback etc. Look at reviewing processes and procedures to improve performance and the control The client has over the network.

  • Assist with the migration of our network onto a single IT platform that ensures all clinical and governance factors are documented and utilised.

  • Ad hoc project work delegated by the Head of Operations.


  • Sales or procurement background or skill set.

  • A clinical background would be advantageous.

  • Strong negotiation skills.

  • Commercial awareness of the market and service.

  • Ability to prioritise workload each day and optimise opportunities

  • Willingness to learn and progress within the business.Track record of delivering results with deadlines

Please apply

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Please apply with your CV to: James Kerfoot