Procurement Officer


Procurement Officer 


Outer London NJC Scale PO3

FTE Range £42,840 - £46,041

Actual Annual Salary starting from  £25,704 - £27,624




3 days per week ( looking to extend as the Trust Grows) 

Flexible working hours considered

Start date

As soon as possible


LEO Central Offices Malden Road, Cheam 

Closing Date 

As applications received


As applications received


To be arranged directly with the shortlisted candidate


LEO AcademyTrust is now seeking to appoint an outstanding Procurement Officer.  This is a new post and an exciting opportunity to join our growing Trust of 9 schools. 


The role is expected to be self-funding through improved value for money in the procurement of goods and services, by generating  savings versus budget and historical levels of costs.


The successful candidate will:

  • make a major contribution to the effective and efficient running of the Trust, ensuring value for money in procurement, excellent customer service and compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

  • work closely with the senior management team and play an integral role in ensuring the Trust operates within budget, by identifying and securing savings through effective procurement.

  • be responsible for leading the development and delivery of an outstanding procurement service to support the Trust’s schools, ensuring quality and timely delivery of goods and services through effective supplier and contract management.


LEO Academy Trust champions continuous professional development and delivers a programme of in house CPD including. We also work with a range of partners to offer accessible training for all staff including e-learning, a CPD website and face to face workshops.


We believe in the importance of succession planning, and that we are well placed to support you in your next challenge. We offer opportunities to work across different academies within the Trust, and a commitment to promotion opportunities, encouraging ‘home grown’ talent.  


Informal conversations are welcomed and a visit to our team is encouraged. 

Please contact the Trust’s dedicated HR Team on 020 8066 7130 (#1015) or via email at 


Internal candidates should complete and send a statement of suitability to  External candidates should complete an application form


All candidates should detail in either the statement of suitability or application form how you meet the aspects of the person specification for the role - please see the job description and person specification here. You should describe your suitability against the person specification and ensure that you cover all essential criteria (if not marked as essential, please assume all are essential), by providing evidence and examples of proven experience. 


Reasonable adjustments

Should you require any reasonable adjustments to support you in applying for this role, or at

any stage of the recruitment process, please 

  • contact the Recruitment team via as soon as possible before the closing date to discuss your needs.

  • External candidates should also complete the appropriate section of the application form to tell us what changes or help you might need.


About Us

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  • LEO Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please read about our commitment to safeguarding as well as other important information in our Applicant guide


LEO Academy Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all staff and job applicants. We aim to create a supportive and inclusive working environment in which all individuals are able to make best use of their skills. Applications are invited from all members of the community. We do not discriminate against staff on the basis of age; race; sex; disability; sexual orientation; gender reassignment; marriage and civil partnership; pregnancy and maternity; religion, faith or belief (Equality Act 2010 protected characteristics). The principles of non-discrimination and equality of opportunity also apply to the way in which staff and Trust treat visitors, volunteers, contractors and former staff members.