Yeovil College has been on an exceptional journey over the last seven years. Our College community is completely aligned, great people pulling in the same direction, who are making amazing things happen. Outcomes for learners that are some of the best in the Country, high financial performance which is enabling choices and the delivery of an exceptional student experience. Interconnected with our business community, we are focused on supplementing their prosperity for all of our benefit.
It is an exciting time in the college's history with the announcement of additional funding which in turn has allowed the college to redevelop it campus. Ambitious plans are in place to invest over £30m into the campus over the coming years to create a best-in-class learning environment for the students for many decades to come. Due to this level of investment Yeovil College has an exciting opportunity for a Procurement Officer to join our busy Finance team.
The successful candidate will have overall responsibility for the procurement function of the college, will be responsible for the planning and execution of the tendering process and to provide procurement support across college with the goal of achieving best value for the college from the procurement process.
It is essential that the successful candidate has at least 3 years’ experience of procurement functions, experience of writing and evaluating tenders, a minimum of 3 years’ experience managing contracts for procured services and experience of maintaining auditable records.
Yeovil as the principal town of South Somerset is set in beautiful countryside close to the wider South West and all of its benefits, making for a fulfilling work/life balance.
Please read the full Job Description for more information.
This role is 37 hours per week, all year round with a salary of £30,312 – £33,680 depending on Experience and Qualifications.
- Competitive salary
- 30 Days Holiday per year
- Local Government Pension Scheme
- CPD opportunities
- Access to free staff car park
- Staff discount scheme
Yeovil College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Potential applicants should be aware that all successful applicants will need to agree to and enhanced DBS check. Yeovil College follows the DBS Code of Practice which is available from the DBS website.