Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust

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Job Description

Hours of work: Full time, 35 hours per week
Location: The Homestead, York
Term: Permanent

Do you want to be part of an organisation where you can make a measurable and worthwhile contribution that makes a positive difference to peopleís lives?

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

We are seeking an experienced Procurement Manager to help deliver efficient, structured, and high quality procurement practices across the organisation. Working with Financial Services this role will drive a programme of analyses and improvements in procurement and related processes. Achieving best practices, value for money and thus contributing to sustainability will be key objectives.

The successful applicant must be passionate about the work of JRF/JRHT, positive and change-oriented, plus able to demonstrate excellent engagement with internal and external stakeholders. You must be able to implement effective standard procurement practices where several approaches are already in use.

Proven commercial experience is essential alongside up-to-date knowledge of relevant frameworks. Knowledge of procurement processes and regulations in charity organisations and social housing provision would be an advantage.

This is a challenging role that requires good influencing and negotiating skills. 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

Closing deadline is on Friday 5 February 2016 at 1pm.
Interviews will be held at The Homestead on Friday 19 February 2016.

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

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