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Head of Procurement

£44,607 to £47,511 per annum, pro rata
Quadrant House, Sutton, SM2 5AS
hours (Full year or Term Time plus 3 weeks in non-Term Time)
Closing Date: 15/10/2019

Job Details

Head of Procurement Job Description

Person Specification

The right person for this role will:

  • Have MCIPS qualification and be able to demonstrate relevant recent experience
  • Have experience of leading and managing a procurement strategy
  • Have a good understanding of working in the education sector (ideal by not essential)
  • Be analytical and commercially driven
  • Be committed to achieving value for money and high efficiencies
  • Have excellent communication skills and be adaptable to a changing work environment

Head of Procurement Person Specification

Further Information

Orchard Hill College (the College) and Orchard Hill College Academy Trust (the Trust) together form Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust (OHC&AT), a family of specialist education providers for pupils and students from nursery to further education. As an outstanding provider and Academy sponsor, Orchard Hill College has a strong track record for making a positive impact within the local communities it serves. The College has 6 centres and the Trust is now home to 14 special schools across London, Surrey and Sussex. As a family of specialist providers with a strong track record, we aim to exciting and relevant educational opportunities tailored to the needs and ambitions of our current and future pupils and students with special education needs or who experience other barriers to learning.

We are steadily extending the reach of our provision within our local communities from primary through secondary to further education, smoothing transitions and giving pupils and students the benefit of expertise generated from our collegiate approach to knowledge-sharing amongst our staff. All of this is underpinned by a suite of shared services whose expert staff work closely with students and staff in each school/College centre and with affiliates and commissioning organisations to improve educational and operational quality at every level to benefit our students.

Further details and how to apply

Applicants wanting to work part time and flexibly are welcomed.

To apply for this role, please send your completed application form to jobs@orchardhill.ac.uk

Closing Date: 12 noon on Tuesday 15th October 2019

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Orchard Hill College Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

As a community of learners, families and colleagues OHC&AT believes that by working collaboratively, with energy and ambition we can always effect positive change. No limit is placed on what is possible and everyone has the ability to be the very best they can be.

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