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Acting Head of Strategic Projects (Internal only)

At Oasis Community Learning ,
Salary: CP 57-61(Depending on location the range is at least £61,460 (National) - and at most £68,898 (Inner London)) + Expenses + Local Government Pension
Role: Full-time
Contract: Fixed-term
Start Date: ASAP
Closed Date: 12:00 PM on Friday 21st January 2022
Interviews: ASAP

Katie Coaker has a new and exciting opportunity to start a business with her husband and therefore, we are looking for expressions of interest for the role of ‘Acting Head of Strategic Projects.’ This is a senior role leading our free school and organisational change projects. We are looking for someone to act up, to ensure our projects are kept on track, over a 3-6month period. During this time, we will be running a full recruitment process.

Job purpose:

To oversee and programme manage the organisation’s portfolio of strategic projects including strategic organisational development projects, new academies joining Oasis, new free schools and other significant organisational change projects. The role will line manage the strategic projects team and be accountable for ensuring that all projects are delivered on time, on budget and meet the needs of the organization. The role will require excellent communication and negotiation skills and will involve liaising at all levels internally as well as working externally with Local Authorities, the DfE, ESFA and other external contractors needed to successfully deliver the organization programme of projects.

Please send your expression of interest to by no later than 12pm Friday January 21st.  

Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours, which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

Category: Project Management
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How do I Apply?

To apply for the position of Acting Head of Strategic Projects (Internal only), please download (saving to your computer) and complete the above Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Forms and either upload and submit the forms Online or by Email.

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Please send your completed application forms to by no later than the 12:00 PM on Friday 21st January 2022.

If you have any questions or require any further information, please contact a member of the Oasis Community Learning recruitment team on .