Systems Analyst

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust


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Job summary

To provide a proactive data analytics capability for the MSE procurement & supply chain team.

Responsible for generating cost modelling tools and processes to capture, control and report against spend for all spend categories to support the procurement team in driving spend reduction and supporting strategic sourcing from a range of different data sources.

Represent the procurement Directorate at corporate meetings when ask by Senior Management

Main duties of the job

Report on procurement performance e.g. Procurement Dashboard highlighting Monthly savings performance, spend reports, compliance reports, Helpdesk performance and seek stakeholder sign off with relevant stakeholders

Deal will ad hoc requests from the Director of Procurement & Supply Chain or Head of Operations to undertake detailed analysis to support Business Cases or Board Papers on an as required basis

About us

The procurement function acts as a centre of excellence for all Procurement & Supply Chain activities across the new group. It manages the provision of goods and services to all departments (clinical and non-clinical) on a daily basis, contracting for the provision with several thousand suppliers. The service performs a strategic business management role, managing £370m of non-pay expenditure in support of its stakeholders across the group. Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust provides services to the residents of Southend, Basildon and Chelmsford. It was formed in April 2020 by the merger of Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust, and Basildon & Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be based at Britannia Park. You will generally be expected to undertake your normal duties at the principal place of work, however, in the course of your duties you will also be required to work at any of the sites within the Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust areas as well as other NHS sites as part of the delivery of the service.

Person Specification

Educations & Skills


  • A high standard of education, minimum of 5 GCSE's including English & Maths
  • Higher education preferably in a business related subject


  • Degree or equivalent business qualification

Knowledge & Experience


  • Proven experience in a procurement or an analytical environment providing data support e.g Supporting financial projects
  • Advanced data interpretation and presentation skills


  • Experience in a Procurement or Finance Department in the NHS or private healthcare setting

Communication & Interpersonnel Skills


  • High level of analytical skills, able to interpret contradictory and misleading information to provide a clear solution.
  • Ability to produce business critical written documentation such as Business Cases.


  • Project Management Experience

Pesonal & People Development


  • Ability to prioritise work and to meet challenging deadlines
  • Finds positive solutions to challenging issues


  • Ability to lead and implement change in a challenging environment

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Employer details

Employer name

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust



Comet Way, Britannia Park



Employer's website (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Julie Savage


Date posted

22 February 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change


Band 5


£25,655 a year Per Annum pro Rata for Part Time



Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations


Comet Way, Britannia Park



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