Procurement Manager

Procurement Manager


Job Description

Salary: 33,270 per annum (i.e. 18.28 per hour)
Hours of work: Full time, 35 hours per week
Location: The Homestead, York
Term: Permanent

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) and Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust (JRHT) are working together for a prosperous and poverty free UK where everyone can thrive and contribute.

We are now seeking an experienced Procurement Manager to work within the Financial Services team as they enter an exciting period of change that supports the delivery of our ambitious JRF/JRHT strategic plan.

Working closely with the Deputy Director of Financial Services the role will lead a programme of change of all procurement and related processes, across all areas of JRF/JRHT. This is a new role that will be responsible for a comprehensive analysis of procurement processes and needs across all areas of the organisation in order to deliver improvements, standardisation and clear standards and measures that ensure fit with best practice, deliver value for money and future sustainability. The role will champion procurement through out the organisation and interface directly with suppliers.

The successful applicant will be flexible, positive, change-oriented and able to demonstrate the ability to engage stakeholders at all levels both internally and externally. You will have experience of implementing effective and sustainable procurement models and embedding standard procurement practices where several approaches are already in use. Proven commercial experience is essential and knowledge of charitable housing associations and their relevant procurement processes and regulations would be desirable.

This is a challenging role that requires effective influencing and negotiation skills in order to realise improvements. The successful candidate can truly make a difference and show measurable contribution to a charity that transforms lives every day.

Download an application pack and further information from our website at or via or our 24-hour recruitment answerphone: 01904 615943.

Closing deadline is on Friday 4 September 2015.
Interviews will be held at The Homestead on a date to be confirmed.

Please complete our application form; CVs and late applications will not be accepted.


  • Location : York
  • Reference :
  • Salary: £33,270 per annum
  • Closing Date : 04 August 2015
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All applicants must be based in the UK and confirm that they are able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.


All applicants must be based in the UK and confirm that they are able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.

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