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Data Maintenance Team Leader

Job Posted: 14 November 2023
Job Updated: 14 November 2023

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Job Title: Data Maintenance Team Leader

Function: Finance

Location: Hybrid (home/Alfreton, Normanton or Nottingham)

Type: Permanent

Job Ref: 652

Salary: £27,625 potential to rise to £32,500 in year 3

Closing Date: 28th November 2023


NHS Supply Chain are recruiting a Data Maintenance Team Lead


Purpose of the role


What does a Data Maintenance Team Lead do at NHS Supply Chain?


A Data Maintenance Team Lead supports a team of 5-8 Data Maintenance Associates who are responsible for updating various data fields in NHS Supply Chain systems – including but not limited to contract, supplier and product data. The team supports the business’s contract launch and customer opportunities pipelines, and the Data Maintenance Team Lead coordinates activities to ensure that timelines are met and any challenges escalated.




Create and populate a team workload and resource planner/rota and allocate tasks to ensure that all activities, both scheduled and unplanned, are actioned in accordance with team SLAs, keeping key stakeholders updated in terms of progress

Oversee a triage, prioritisation and escalation process to help with the planning of workload and management of stakeholders’ expectations

Lead the creation and ongoing maintenance of team process SOPs, data quality standards, and SLA-setting

Participate in Commercial Contract Governance and assorted other ‘Maintenance’ project calls, updating cross-functional teams on Data Management’s progress and challenges

Support the Data Maintenance Manager in reporting workload outstanding and completed, as well as team performance and SLAs, highlighting areas requiring development

Oversee team recruitment and training

Assist team members in setting and meeting their objectives

Promote a committed collaborative approach to ways of working within the team, promoting process improvement and idea generation



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


Line management experience and/or similar experience

IT Skills including MS Excel

High level of accuracy

Well organized, structured and methodical approach to work


How you’ll work


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 6% employee / 12% employer contributions of your base salary)

Access to 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

2 days paid Volunteering Leave

1 day paid Wellbeing Leave

Long Service Awards

Access to the Blue Light Card and NHS Discounts

Flexible working options

National Annual season ticket purchase scheme

Eye Care vouchers

Access to a free 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme


NHS Supply Chain, who are we?


We are a part of the NHS family, and our role is to source, deliver and supply healthcare products, services and food for NHS trusts and healthcare organisations across England and Wales. We make sure the products we supply are always safe, quality assured and delivered efficiently.


We’re always listening to the people who use our products, so that we’re aware of the changing needs across the NHS. In all, we serve every NHS Trust and operate a national network of distribution centres. We also manage relationships with more than a thousand suppliers, delivering more than 8,000,000 orders each year to more than 17,000 locations.


And by doing all of this on behalf of the NHS, this gives NHS staff more time to focus on their main priority of proving excellent patient care.


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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