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Reference Number18179Position TitleMetro Supply ManagerEmployment StatusPermanent Full TimeEntityThe Wesley HospitalEnterprise AgreementSAL - Salaried - SalariedPosition Summary

Metro Supply Manager - The Wesley Hospital and St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital

About the Opportunity:

You will be responsible for efficient management of the supply function at both The Wesley Hospital and St Andrews War Memorial, including purchasing, receiving, inventory management and internal distribution within each hospital to support safe, high quality patient care, excellent customer service outcomes and achieving value for money for the organisation.

This is a permanent, full-time opportunity based between The Wesley Hospital, Auchenflower and St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital, Springhill.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Management of purchasing processes
  • Liaise and collaborate with UCH clinical teams, Group Procurement and other staff members to optimise strategic procurement opportunities and supply initiatives
  • identify appropriate suppliers and procure goods for in the most cost-effective manner
  • Maintenance of and processing of all UCH purchase orders
  • Liaise with departmental customers on their medical consumable requirements
  • Conduct periodic stock takes at least annually and spot check or as directed
  • Analyse supplier, purchasing data and consumption trends to maximise financial outcomes for the organisation

Your Skills & Experience:

You will be a strong communicator with excellent interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team environment.

In addition, you will demonstrate:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications
  • Previous experience in purchasing, inventory control and supply chain management in an acute healthcare setting
  • Understanding of SAP Materials Management system or demonstrated ability to quickly acquire skills in an ERP software
  • Sound understanding of manual handling training, environmental spills. management, forklift management and infection control methodologies
  • Basic computer literacy in Microsoft Office

Supporting you to support others:

We’ve been caring for Queenslander’s for over 65 years. Whether on the road, in people’s homes or in our hospitals, everything our dedicated team do is built on enabling independence, choice and freedom. We’re proudly not-for-profit and offer you:

  • Access to salary packaging & meal and entertainment benefits
  • Flexible work arrangements to support work-life balance
  • Employee assistance, health & wellness programs
  • Values-based culture & rewards and recognition
  • Ongoing learning & development

About our Organisation: 

We’re UnitingCare QLD; our connection with the Uniting Church means we’re an organisation built on compassion. You’ll see it in our 17,400 employees and 9,200 volunteers. Each year, we work with more than 430,000 individuals, families and communities in over 460 locations.

Every day we’re engaging with people from all walks of life. Through our accessible services we’re committed to empowering older people, those living with a disability, people requiring health care in hospital or at home, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, children and families.

We operate one of the largest not-for-profit private hospital groups in QLD through our four unique hospitals; The Wesley Hospital, St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital, Buderim Private Hospital and St Stephen’s Hospital.

We’re proud to deliver a range of specialist healthcare services, using the latest technology, highly qualified specialists and cutting-edge diagnostic services; it’s our unique blend of care, commitment and expertise that has us rated as some of the best hospitals in Australia.

How to apply:

To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process. We look forward to receiving your application by Sunday 28th March 2021.

If you have any problems submitting your application, please email us at uch.recruitment@uchealth.com.au

Through our values UnitingCare are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.

We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety. 

Selection CriteriaEssential: Do you have unlimited working entitlements in Australia as an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or New Zealand Passport Holder?
Essential: 2+ years experience within an acute hospital environment
Essential: Please confirm your base salary expectations, excluding superannuation and salary packaging benefits
Contact PersonFergus PollockContact Number0417 791 797Contact Emailfergus.pollock@uchealth.com.auAlternate Contact PersonArthur HendersonAlternate Contact Number0438 802 601Closing Date28/03/2021Position Description
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