Applications for this job are closed
Closing date of applications
27 November 2021
9 January 2022
Date Contract Ends
Ages 4-18 / Whole School
1 or more years experience
We are seeking a proactive individual who will assist in developing and implementing a procurement framework and strategy for the BISR network of schools. The individual will be responsible for coordinating procurement and purchasing practices on a day-to-day basis.
The British International School Riyadh (BISR) is an extremely well-regarded not-for-profit, co-educational school in the Middle East, catering for students aged 3-18 across its existing five campuses, providing high quality education to the expatriate community since 1979. The school is accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and as a British School Overseas (BSO). BISR is also a member of the British Schools of the Middle East (BSME) and the Council of British International Schools (COBIS). Learning is holistic, supported by a broad co-curricular programme, encompassing extra-curricular activities, student leadership, service learning and residential trips. Strong pastoral care supports student well-being.
We are seeking a proactive individual who will assist in developing and implementing a procurement framework and strategy for the BISR network of schools. The individual will be responsible for coordinating procurement and purchasing practices on a day-to-day basis with responsibility for all associated purchasing policies and procedures, providing multi-campus support as required. We are specifically looking for an individual who is willing to contribute to our three strategic pillars of learning, enrichment and well-being.
Full Job Description is available here: Procurement Assistant.docx
The successful candidates will:
Be enthusiastic, highly motivated and with a strong track record of working within a similar type of role.
Show evidence of strong negotiation skills in ensuring that all purchases provide the best value for the school and comply with school standards and budgets.
Be proactive in their approach to keeping up to date with product and service trends to ensure products or services are of high quality and are in accordance with the school’s expected high standards.
Have an analytical mind and be able to conduct due diligence on the selection of appropriate suppliers.
Go the extra mile, ensuring service level delivery is met.
Have excellent interpersonal skills, high levels of emotional intelligence and be able to deal effectively and work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders and teams.
Fully support the school Mission, Vision and Motto.
We can offer:
Highly motivated and engaged students
A school with a strong sense of community
A learning focused school committed to staff development
Motivated, hard-working and dedicated colleagues, who are committed to high quality learning, student well-being and the school's enrichment programmes
Please be aware that the school is not in a position to sponsor or transfer sponsorship for this role.
(Please note: As this is a non-teacher position, and in order to use our application tracking system (InTeachers), you will need to register yourself as a qualified teacher to complete the application form).
To apply, please follow the link and provide a supporting statement of application following our Guidelines.
Closing date for all applications: Saturday 27 November 2021
BISR believes very strongly in the role of the school in safeguarding children and young people. All staff, whatever their role in the school, will be required to undergo rigorous background checks before commencing employment.
The school reserves the right to make an earlier appointment if a suitable candidate is identified
For more information about the school please visit our website: www.bisr.com.sa.
How to apply for a position at BISR
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BISR is fully committed to safeguarding children and young people. We complete rigorous background checks for all staff, whatever their role in the school, prior to them commencing employment.
The school reserves the right to make an earlier appointment if a suitable candidate is identified.
For more information about the school please visit the 'ABOUT US' section our website www.bisr.com.sa
We very much look forward to receiving your application.
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