Vacancy Summary

The Head of Corporate Projects will lead, manage and oversee all aspects of the Trusts Key Corporate projects supporting the priorities set out in the Trust three-year strategy “One Trust, One Family, Where Every Child Matters”.   

Working alongside the BDAT central team, and academy leadership teams, the successful post holder will ensure that projects are well planned, well communicated and delivered on schedule. They will be a member of the BDAT central team and their work will involve supporting and providing advice and guidance to each of the BDAT schools.   

The Head of Corporate Projects is responsible for the planning, coordination, management and delivery of projects across the Trust, such as Trust Growth, academy conversions, due diligence restructure and reorganisation, overseeing the service level agreement with the Trusts IT Provider and leading on risk management for BDAT. 

The Head of Corporate Projects will have a good understanding of legal, HR, finance, property and governance. Training will be provided as required on the education sector and in other areas as identified. 

Vacancy Information

The Head of Corporate Projects will report to the Director of Corporate Affairs. 

Hours of work are flexible to meet the needs of the Trust and post holder but will not routinely exceed 37 hours per week. Evening work is to be expected with this post and the post holder is expected to manage their hours accordingly.  This post is All Year Round. 

Part-time working may be considered for an exceptional candidate.

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Closing Date: 12 noon, 2nd September 2022

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