Procurement and Contracts Officer - L.E.A.D. Academy Trust

Procurement and Contracts Officer

Closing date: 11/08/2016
Salary: £ Salary is dependent upon experience and is negotiable, circa ?30,000 per annum

Job description:

We are looking to recruit a Procurement Officer to join our Head Office in Nottingham. This is a new role, with a focus on ensuring cost effective buying decisions are made across our Trust, whilst complying with EU regulations.

The role requires an understanding of tendering, sound skills to manage tenders and strong interpersonal abilities. You will be a good communicator and ‘people person’, well organised and IT literate. You should understand the role of procurement in delivering value, managing risk and supporting colleagues to do this.

You will be responsible for supporting and assisting senior colleagues, working towards delivery of plans covering a range of spend. You will be proactive in identifying opportunities within areas, to improve contract and supplier management, ensuring that these meet the values of L.E.A.D. Academy Trust.

You will be able to work with minimum supervision, whilst also being an effective team member, organised, accurate, numerate and familiar with finance systems. You will possess a detailed working knowledge and experience of the MS Office suite.

Upon application, please detail your salary expectations for consideration.

The L.E.A.D. Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please note that C.V.’s can only be considered alongside a fully completed application form. Applications should be sent to 

If you would like further information, don't hesitate to call us on 01158 225 440.

Closing Date: Friday 12th August 2016 at noon.

Please click on the links below:

Job description and person specification
Application form 

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