Senior Contracts Officer

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
P03 - £39,543.00 - £41,466.00 (including LW)
Posted
24 Sep 2020
Closes
24 Oct 2020
Specialist Area
Contracts
Sector
Public Sector
Hours
Full Time

Hackney Education is the Education department within Hackney Council.  It provides a range of statutory and traded services to support the education of children, young people and adults in the borough. Our vision is to provide excellent education for every child, young person and adult learner.

Hackney Education is recruiting an experienced SEND Contracts Manager.

This role will be under Local Government Terms and Conditions and the successful post-holder will be expected to work all year round. The successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.

Hackney Education

London Borough of Hackney’s Education department is known as Hackney Education. It provides a range of statutory and traded services to support the education of children, young people and their families in the borough. HLT is part of the Children, Adults & Community Health (CACH) directorate within the Council and works closely with all types of schools and settings in the borough.

Brief Description Senior Contracts Officer

To support the SEND Service’s operational management by negotiating, drawing up and procuring a diverse range of contracts with the service area’s providers and by establishing and maintaining preferred provider lists and framework contracts to meet the service area’s requirements. To provide contract management advice to the SEND Service, ensuring that arrangements are in place for effective contract management. To manage high value and high importance contracts as required to ensure that HLT meets its contractual and statutory obligations for children and young people with SEND. To identify and manage risks that may arise through the operation of the contract and implements robust financial and operational controls.

Please refer to attached job description for more information on the post.

Assessment and Interview

The closing date for this application is Friday, 9 October 2020 at 12 noon. If you are successful, you will be invited to an assessment and interview during week commencing 19 October 2020.

If you require specific information about the post please contact Lauren Wheatcroft (Procurement Category Manager) at lauren.wheatcroft@hackney.gov.uk or Abdul Munim (Service Accountant) at abdul.munim@hackney.gov.uk

Closing date:  Friday, 9 October 2020 at 12 noon

Hackney Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Hackney Learning Trust posts can be subject to an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age