Procurement Manager – Crop Protection

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We have exciting new opportunities for you to be part of the team that runs the UK’s largest buying group.

Procurement Manager – Crop Protection Permanent
37.5 hours per week
Up to £45,000 dependent on skills and experience

We are looking for a crop specialist with extensive knowledge of the crop protection sector. You will support us to deliver best value procurement and outstanding service for AF Members across their crop protection portfolios and maximise business opportunities.

Why Join AF?
Because what we do matters.
We are the largest farmers’ buying cooperative in the UK with 3,500 farmer-Members across the country. We are a not-for-profit cooperative, proud to be owned by our Members who do the most important work on the planet, grow food and look after nature. We’re embarking on an exciting journey to strengthen our connection with farmers and transform our relationships with our Members, our employees and our suppliers.

Our work with farmers is important and valued
As the indispensable, independent ally of our farmer-Members, we champion the most progressive, transparent and best value procurement practices that help our Members to become more productive and profitable.

Our workplace culture is positive
We are a dynamic and happy place to work where people are recognised and valued for their contribution to the AF team.
We support hybrid working and understand the importance of flexibility and a worklife balance. We ensure all our colleagues have everything they need to enable them to work from home as well as within the office.

As well as understanding the importance of flexibility, we are passionate about supporting our colleagues to continuously develop their knowledge and skills, so we ensure there are plenty of opportunities for personal development.
In return for your professional commitment we offer excellent benefits;

  • Enhanced holiday and your birthday off each year!
  • Generous employer pension contribution
  • Private healthcare
  • Buy and sell holiday scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Regular social events
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Death in service benefit
  • Membership of AF which gives you access to Member discounts from thousands of suppliers
  • Free onsite parking
  • Onsite Café and free fresh fruit available daily

How to apply
To apply for one of these exciting career opportunities at AF, please email your CV and a covering letter (detailing how you meet the criteria as detailed within the job description and person specification) to
We look forward to hearing from you.

Our contemporary office is nestled within a beautiful farming landscape. To find out more about these opportunities please visit our careers page;

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