The Howard Partnership Trust (THPT) is seeking to appoint a dynamic, high achieving Estates Partner with a specialism in Supplier Relationship Management.
The Estates Partner - Supplier Relationship Management is directly responsible for the Site Managers and Caretakers at the Trust’s Primary Schools.
You will also be responsible for strategically planning for and managing all interactions with the Estates team’s third-party organisations that supply goods and/or services to maximise the value for the Trust.
This role is pivotal to ensuring that the Trust undertakes a strategic approach to contract procurement and renewal by benefitting from the market’s capability, while driving efficiencies, securing value enhancement and embodying a culture of continuous improvement.
Reporting to the Partnership Head of Estates, you will recommend and implement improvements as to the use of the buildings, sites and services which contributes to the Trust’s objectives.
This is a part-time post, three days a week, per annum. The working pattern is likely to be dependent upon the successful applicant and what work needs to be accomplished within the department. This can be discussed at the interview.
You are required to have a Degree/ HNC or equivalent, or substantial relevant experience in a relevant subject or a specialist technical qualification or membership of an appropriate professional institution.
You should have the flexibility to work in all our schools.
You will be enthusiastic, flexible, organised and methodical, with excellent attention to detail. The ability to prioritise a busy workload is essential, as is the need to meet deadlines whilst dealing with interruptions. Previous experience in managing a Estates/Facilities function is desirable.
Interviews may happen earlier than the closing date by mutual agreement, early applications are encouraged.
Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
The Howard Partnership Trust is school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
No agencies please.