Procurement and Funding Officer - Laidlaw Schools Trust (External to Council)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 25/02/2019 12:00
£28,000 - £30,000 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week, all year round
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Laidlaw Schools Trust, St Nicholas Building, St Nicholas Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1RF
Closing date:
25 Feb
Further Information

External to Council - The Laidlaw Schools Trust is an External Company, you will not be an employee of Newcastle City Council

Laidlaw Schools Trust
St Nicholas Building
St Nicholas Street
Newcastle upon Tyne

37 hours per week, all year round

The Trustees are seeking to appoint an experienced and highly motivated individual to join the Trust in our growing organisation. You will join our central team with effect from March 2019 in a key role providing guidance, advice and develop the Trusts procurement processes to support the needs of our academies.

The successful candidate will relish working in a fast paced environment and will be a skilled negotiator with a proven track record. The ability to manage multiple tasks, use their own initiative, and work autonomously. Experience of developing procurement policies and procedures, identifying external funding opportunities and making successful bidding applications is essential.

LST is a growing multi academy trust in the North East of England, serving children and families in the west of Newcastle and in Pennywell, Sunderland. We pride ourselves in being a progressive, inclusive trust that supports every child to develop their talents whatever they may be and to reach their academic potential. It is important that as a learning organisation we adapt and change to the needs of our pupils. We take care to value and develop all colleagues to make sure they can do their very best for children across the Trust’s schools.

Further details and an application pack can be downloaded from the Careers section on the Laidlaw Schools Trust website http://laidlawschoolstrust.com/careers/. If you wish to have an informal discussion about this post, please contact: Louisa Doyle, Chief Finance Officer on 0191 6622400.

Closing Date: 12noon, Monday 25 February 2019
Candidates who have not been contacted by week commencing 4 March 2019 may assume they have been unsuccessful. Previous applicants need not apply.
Interviews will take place: w/c Monday 4 March 2019

Applications should be returned to: hradmin@laidlawschoolstrust.com

We are an equal opportunities employer strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the DBS and a range of other recruitment checks. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their commitment to children’s safeguarding.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.