NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde is the largest Health Board in Scotland and has a trade spend with third party suppliers of over £635m with the Procurement Department providing a comprehensive procurement and logistics service for all Health Board functions. This includes strategic sourcing and advice to improve effectiveness and value for money on all expenditure for goods, services and works.

The Commercial Team Manager leads on the contracting and tendering workplan (including optimal implementation of national contracts) within the Board. This involves leading and motivating a team of circa 22 WTEs ranging from Band 7 Commodity Team Managers, Band 6 Senior Buyers and Band 5 Senior Commodity Officers.

This is a significant post within the Procurement Department and within the Health Board generally and presents an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, organised and commercially orientated candidate.

We are seeking candidates who are educated to degree level or equivalent. It is also desirable to hold the CIPS Professional Diploma (Level 6) qualification. Knowledge of contract law and public procurement legislation is desirable as is excellent team management, communication and inter-personal skills

The shift pattern for this post is Mon-Fri office hours