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NHS Lothian Community Benefits Officer Vacancy

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NHS Lothian is seeking to recruit a Community Benefits Officer, closing date 24th August 2016.

The postholder will develop and implement a Sustainable Procurement programme across NHS Lothian.

This programme will involve

  • Identifying innovative community benefits and develop a model of whole life cycle evaluation.
  • Ensuring community benefits are a) specified b) measured and c) delivered appropriately.
  • Training and supporting buyers and suppliers
  • Delivering the Flexible Framework and Scottish Sustainable Procurement Action Plan
  • Delivering on the board’s objectives on Addressing Health Inequalities Supported Business and Fair Work Practices through Procurement improvement

By actively engaging with internal and external stakeholders the post holder will work to understand their needs and increase the scope of sustainable procurement activity by providing expert sustainable procurement advice utilising their EU and wider procurement knowledge; this will ensure governance of spend and the delivery of best value sustainable procurement options.

To develop manage and implement all aspects of the Board’s Community Benefits approach and to support the Board to fulfil its own corporate social responsibility requirements.

For full application details and to apply see NHS Scotland Recruitment page.