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Senior Contracts Officer
  • Employer: Hackney Learning Trust
  • Reference: HLT/20/133991
  • Published: Tue 22/09/2020, 17:15 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 09/10/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £39,543 to £41,466
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Hackney

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Senior Contracts Officer

About Hackney Learning Trust

Hackney Education is the Education Services 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 committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Positions at Hackney Learning Trust can be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Details of the role

(Fixed Term Contract – 24 months)

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

Further information

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age

DBS check required for this role: Yes