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Performance & Risk Specialist

Job Posted: 19 October 2023
Job Updated: 8 November 2023

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Job Title: Performance and Risk Specialist

Function: Commercial

Location: Nottingham, Equinox House, NG2 4LA (Hybrid Working) 

Contract Type: Fixed Term – 12 months 

SCCL Grade: Hay Grade: 14

Salary: £32,045 with a potential to rise to £37,700 over 3 years

We have an exciting opportunity within NHS Supply Chain for a Performance and Risk Specialist.



Purpose of the role


As a Performance and Risk Specialist, you will utilise standard processes to audit and approve new suppliers associated via a standardised approach to due diligence and will roll

out training and implementation of Supplier appraisal and Performance tools.


You will support category teams in conducting supplier market analysis and supplier assessment activities, ensuring the correct KPIs and measures are included in contract documentation and will help to measure compliance of the standards for product assurance processes in place.


This particular role in the team will be responsible for the management and maintaining of our Master Indemnity Agreement register and process and ensure any general enquiries into the SRM team are managed in a consolidated and efficient manner.


Working collaboratively is a key attribute for this role, working with wider teams to ensure there is a focus on areas such as sustainability, quality and corporate regulations.




Perform Business Analysis and Financial modeling.

Deliver stakeholder engagement activities to support the development of effective project working relationships and to identify and respond to stakeholder needs and concerns.

Collate and analyse data using pre-set tools, methods, and formats. Involves working independently.

Prepare strategic and Financial business management advice

Assistant in Financial planning and performance management

Assists in specific projects related to data warehouse, BI, reporting, AP, Collection, Legal technology, etc.

Monitor fundamental economic, industrial, and corporate developments by

analysing information from financial publications and services, investment

banking firms, government agencies, trade publications, company sources, or

personal interviews.

Interpret data on price, yield, stability, future investment-risk trends, economic

influences, and other factors affecting investment programs.

Draw charts and graphs, using computer spreadsheets, to illustrate technical



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


Sound experience and understanding of straightforward procedures or systems

(7 to 12 months)

Experience in a Business Analysis role

Experience in extracting large complex data sets turning data into business-critical information and assessing the impact of change.

IT skills including standard desktop application, plus MS Project, MS Access or other database solutions.

Strong communication and collaboration skills



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 as 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:

For an informal discussion about the role in confidence please email us at


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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