Commercial Manager, Birmingham

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Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT)Birmingham
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Start date: April 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £40,000 - £50,000 (plus exccellent benefits including 26 days annual leave plus statutory days, LGPS, cash health plan and retail discounts.)
Contract term: Permanent

This is an incredible opportunity for you to make a difference and join a great team of people within the Head Office of a values-led organisation. Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT) is one of the largest not-for-profit multi-academy trusts (MATs) in England. MATs are charities that run schools. We have been around since 2009 which makes us one of the longest established trusts. We are also one of the largest with almost 5,000 staff and 30,000 students.  

The Commercial Manager will take a leading role in defining and delivering an end to end commercial business partnering function and be responsible for delivering our commercial strategy which sets out how the procurement of goods and services and subsequent supplier and contract management will be structured and delivered across the Trust. This will involve developing and implementing processes and systems required to deliver procurements, supplier relationship, governance and contract management for all central Trust-wide (i.e. utilities, insurance, waste, etc.) and Academy specific contracts via both OJEU and smaller non-OJEU approved routes to market.

If this sounds like you, and you would like to know more about the role, please contact James Miller, National Director of Estates and Technology on 07584 146431 for an informal discussion. 

How to apply

Completed applications together with a covering letter explaining why you are interested in and suitable for the role, should be submitted using Quick Apply or the OAT application form which can be found on the careers page of the Ormiston Academies Trust website by 9.00am on 24th February to

OAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and the expectation is that all staff will share this commitment. Therefore, the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check with barred list check (child) via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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