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Procurement Business Partner - Fundraising and Marketing

Vacancy Details

Salary: £44,365 to £46,973 per annum pro-rata
Location: Home Based (Nominated Office)
Region: National
Job Type: Lead Professional
Category: Fixed Term Contract- Full Time
Closing Date: 01/08/2021
Date Posted: 12/17/2020
Reference: 0000037713


Job Title: Procurement Business Partner - Fundraising and Marketing
Location: Home Based with onsite working from our Central Office in Burghfield Common near Reading, RG7 3YG, when required.
Salary: £44,365 to £46,973 per annum pro-rata
Contract Type: 13-month Fixed Term Contract
Hours: 35 per week
Start Date: Mid-February 2021

The role

The Procurement Business Partner helps people with sight loss to live the life they choose by working in partnership with the Director of Fundraising and Marketing and their senior management team providing specialist procurement and commercial advice on all aspects of third party supplier spend to ensure best use of donor money for our services.

Who we’re looking for
You will have procurement experience working within either a fundraising, marketing or sales environment and understand the conflicting pressures of achieving best quality without restricting creativity. You will have worked at a senior level before and have a proactive approach to a fast-paced environment where requirements may change daily even hourly. The ability to demonstrate working in markets that are restricted and can be niche and full understanding of GDPR and PCI compliance requirements is essential for this role.

For the complete list of essential and desirable criteria necessary to being successful in this role please see the Person Specification within the Job Description below.

This role is 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week, with 26 days paid holiday (excluding bank holidays) a year pro-rata. As a charity, we’re always keen to support flexible working as best we can. 

We offer a generous pension scheme, life assurance and enhanced pay for parenting and sickness leave. In addition, we provide an Employee Assistance Programme, flexible benefits package and discounts and cashback scheme to care for our people.

How to apply
Applications can be made using the online application form. You will need to evidence the criteria as set out in the attached job description. As part of our safer recruitment policy, we do not accept CVs for job applications.


Guide Dogs welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively encourages diversity to maximise achievements, creativity and good practice. We positively welcome, and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability or nationality. We encourage applications from disabled people as they are currently under-represented in the organisation and guarantee an invite to interview for all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job.


Guide Dogs is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and adults at risk of harm with whom we work. We expect all our employees and volunteers to fully share this commitment.

We reserve the right to close adverts early. 

If you are successful you will need to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. We cannot provide sponsorship for this role.


Salary: £44,365 to £46,973 per annum pro-rata
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