Bangkok Patana School
* Information for Senior Purchasing Officer *



Our mission is to ensure that students of different nationalities grow to their full potential as independent learners in a caring British international community.


We develop Global citizens who shape their world through independence, empathy, creativity, and critical thinking.


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Student safeguarding and safe recruitment

Bangkok Patana School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and expects all staff to share the same commitment.

As part of the recruitment process applicants must provide:

  • The name and contact details of three referees. One referee should be the applicant's current or most recent employer. In addition to the written references, referees may be contacted to obtain a verbal reference.
  • An up-to-date DBS Disclosure if from UK or police check.
  • Documentation from universities and colleges verifying attendance and successful completion of courses undertaken.
  • An up-to-date medical.

Fulfil your potential with Bangkok Patana School

Our mission is to ensure that students of different nationalities grow to their full potential as independent learners in a caring British international community.

Bangkok Patana School set in beautiful purpose-built premises on the outskirts of Bangkok, offers the English National Curriculum, IGCSE/GCSE and the International Baccalaureate Diploma. The school has over 2300 students aged from 2½ to 18 years and representing more than 65 nationalities. Bangkok Patana School is accredited by CIS and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and is an approved International Baccalaureate School.

Senior Purchasing Officer

Responsible for the purchasing process of food, canteen supplies, products sold in the School Shop as well as maintenance parts/equipment for the Buildings and Grounds Department to ensure that purchasing needs are met according to the School’s policy and deadlines.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Obtains quotations from respective suppliers in line with the School’s purchasing policy.
  • Orders and issues Purchase Orders (PO) for areas of purchasing responsibility including follow up to respective supplier to confirm payment and delivery date and distribution of PO to requesting department.
  • Maintains and updates Vendor Approval List and supporting documents.
  • Verifies Request Forms to ensure authorised signatures and details of requirements are in place before forwarding to Purchasing Manager to enter budget code.
  • Issues petty cash for any purchases required to pay by cash and for custom clearance expenses; prepares summary and accompanying documents for petty cash reimbursement.

Skills and Experience:

  • Thai Nationality wih Bachelor’s degree in any subject.
  • Previous experience working in Purchasing , preferably within an education environment.
  • Highly customer-focused with strong problem-solving and communication skills.
  • Good administrative skills and computer literacy.
  • Able to communicate in English is preferable.

Interviews will take place in English; short listed applicants only will be contacted.

Applicants are invited to send their resumes / C.V. together with recent photo and expected salary to:

Talent Manager- Human Resources Department, Bangkok Patana School 643 La Salle Road, Sukhumvit 105, Bangna, Bangkok 10260 Tel: 02 785 2437 E-mail: Visit our website at