Performance and Procurement Support Officer

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Sandwell Council House, Freeth Street, Oldbury B69 3DE
£25,419 to £30,095 per year depending on experience
01 Aug 2022
15 Aug 2022
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Our recent Ofsted inspection confirmed we’ve changed and we would love to welcome you along for the ride.

Is it the exceptional benefits? The truly flexible approach to hybrid working? The generous holiday allowance? The pay and package that sets us apart?

Truth is, it’s all of these and more, but it’s really about our people. When people join the team at Sandwell they say it feels like they become part of the family…they have #ComeHomeToSandwell.  With the work that we have done so far and with the ambitions we have for the future, it’s a really exciting time to join Sandwell Children’s Trust and to become part of our Family.

Sandwell Children’s Trust are recruiting for a Procurement Support Officer for the Commissioning Team. We are looking for exceptional candidates who are passionate, committed and dedicated to improving the lives of children & young people.

The post holder will support the Sandwell Children’s Trust Commissioning Team in the function of commissioning external placements, liaising with internal fostering team and supporting the Placement and Procurement Officers on the duty rota.


Key requirements of the post are:

  • To provide administrative support around contract management and commissioning projects
  • To act as a point of liaison between the Council and commissioned services
  • Keep contract documentation up to date, undertake payment and performance monitoring, and provide support and paperwork for Chairs of contract monitoring meetings
  • Liaison with external providers to secure placements that needs of children while offering value for money


37 hours per week


Just visit our website and search under benefits to see the full facts and the 12 reasons to work for Sandwell Children’s Trust.

So, if you think your future could lie with Sandwell Children’s Trust, then we’d love to hear from you.

Candidates will need to have: -  

  • NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Business studies
  • Minimum of 18 months experience of working in a busy office environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing with a range of stakeholders including staff from public and voluntary sector organisations and the general public.
  • Ability to collate information from a variety of sources.
  • Excellent administrative and IT skills.
  • Knowledge of project management.

Sandwell Children's Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable groups including children, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Our teams at Sandwell Children’s Trust are all amazing, they inspire great ideas, drive new plans forward and help to make Sandwell Children’s Trust a fantastic place to work. We ensure that we are always recruiting, retaining and promoting a diverse mix of colleagues who are representative of the community we serve.

With the work that we have done so far and with the ambitions we have for the future, it’s a really exciting time to join Sandwell Children’s Trust and to become part of our ‘Sandwell Family’.

To apply please click on the apply button below

We reserve the right to close vacancies before the advertised closing date if a large number of applications have been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.

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