Data Administrator – PPE Data Portal

Job Posted: 22 June 2022
Job Updated: 22 June 2022

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Job Title:        Data Administrator

Function:       Commercial – PPE Data Portal

Location:        Remote

Type:              Fixed Term Contract until March 2023

Salary:            £26,000-£35,000

Closing Date: Friday 8th July 2022


NHS Supply Chain are recruiting for a Data Administrator.


The PPE Portal is an e-commerce platform, set up in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which delivers PPE to over 52,000 health and social care providers in England. The Portal is now the main distribution route for non-acute health and social care settings and has delivered over 6 billion items of PPE to providers over the last year.


What does a Data Administrator do at NHS Supply Chain?


The PPE Data Administrator will oversee the day-to-day management of the PPE Portal, to ensure that PPE gets to frontline staff to meet their Covid-19 needs.

  • Day-to-day management of the PPE Portal. This includes handling any operational issues including data input and maintaining systems, working with customers to improve the service and leading the relationships with our key external partners.
  • Working with internal and external public sector stakeholders to ensure the Portal is providing the best possible service for all customers (e.g. Adult Social Care Policy, NHS England and Improvement, Local Authorities and the wider PPE Programme).
  • Working to improve the efficiency of the end to end ordering process, including customer behaviour change and supply chain management.
  • Contributing to the on-going development of the Portal with internal and external stakeholders.

What skills, qualifications and qualities do I need to be successful?


  • Demonstrable experience gained in a Data Administration role gained within a fast-paced environment
  • The ability to think strategically and agile to work quickly to solve issues and improve services.
  • Able to demonstrate how they can manage a quality service, maintain systems and services, and successfully deliver high quality outcomes that meet the customers’ needs.
  • Able to show evidence of working closely with both technical and non-technical colleagues and to consider customers’ needs.
  • Able to demonstrate their desire to learn new skills and to work collaboratively across and beyond government.
  • Strong problem solving, analytical and time management skills


How you’ll work:


In Spring 2022 we moved to hybrid working; a blend of home and office working 2/3 days in the office and 2/3 days at home.


In return for your passion, enthusiasm, and hard work you will be rewarded with an attractive salary and benefits package, consisting of:


  • Performance led annual bonus scheme
  • 27 days holiday plus bank holidays, with the option to purchase up to an additional 5 days
  • Generous contributory pension scheme (up to 12% of your salary)
  • Flexible benefits scheme – you will be able to choose from a variety of benefits such Life Insurance, Critical Illness Cover, Income Protection, Health Cash Plan, Dental Insurance and additional pension contributions that suit you
  • 3 days paid Volunteering Leave
  • Access to the Blue Light Card and NHS Discounts
  • Flexible working options
    • National Annual season ticket purchase scheme
    • Eye Care vouchers
    • Employee Assistance Programme


NHS Supply Chain, who are we?


NHS Supply Chain (SCCL) is an organisation that procures and supplies ~£3.5bn of medical devices and consumables to the NHS every year, while driving strategy, standards, efficiency, and best practise across the entire NHS Supply Chain.


We have big plans. Guided by our Vision and Strategy, we are determined to be a proactive and collaborative partner that delivers financial and health benefits across the whole healthcare system. 

NHS Supply Chain requires clear, purposeful, and impactful transformation.  To deliver our strategy we are rebalancing our business model, implementing a new operating model, and refreshing our core technology.


Our, Purpose, Vision and Strategy are clear. we provide direction, leadership, and commercial focus to improve health outcomes.


Vision: To make it easier for the NHS to put patients first


Purpose: Our role is to support the NHS to save lives and improve health



  • Be Authentic
  • Be Inclusive
  • Be Driven
  • Be Enterprising
  • Be The Difference


Other Information

  • SCCL is a not an NHS organisation, you will join on SCCL terms and conditions.
  • For more information on SCCL and the NHS Supply chain please visit:


NHS Supply Chain is an equal opportunities employer

SCCL is a company Registered in England and Wales, with company number 10881715, to act as the management function of the NHS Supply Chain.

SCCL values and respects the diversity of its employees and aims to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities. We welcome applications irrespective of people’s age, disability, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

Our policies and procedures reflect our commitment to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process.

SCCL reserve the right to close any vacancies from further submissions when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

If you are shortlisted for interview you will be required to provide proof of ID and the right to work in the UK.

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