Johnson Naylor LLP

Procurement Manager

Based: London
Level: Mid-Weight
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 22 February 2019
Job Listing Added: 23 January 2019

Procurement Manager to the Furniture and Styling Team


Johnson Naylor is an interior architecture and design practice based in Clerkenwell, London. Founded in 1990 by Brian Johnson and Fiona Naylor, we have developed a reputation for delivering inventive, contextual and elegant design. Working from first principles, our approach is collaborative, rational and open.


We are looking for someone to provide support to our Furniture and Styling Team.


This team is responsible for the design and selection of loose furniture, window dressing and styling elements for the majority of projects at Johnson Naylor. These projects include showflats and marketing suites, private apartments and small offices. The work is both interesting and varied.


Providing support to our Designers is essential to make everything happen in a timely and efficient manner.


You would be working with one or two designers across several projects at any one time. The ability to organise your time and communicate well is essential as these projects require a high level of attention to detail at every stage.


Key responsibilities will include:
- Product research - furniture, fabrics etc.
- Liaison with suppliers
- Managing and sourcing of samples
- Ordering
- Creating purchase orders
- Fabric schedules
- Cutting sheets
- Delivery and installation logistics
- Resolving aftercare issues
- Cost Control / Budget Management
- Budget analysis and estimating for fee proposals


You will need to be confident liaising with:
Furniture manufacturers and suppliers
Logistics companies - delivery and installation
Specialist suppliers (joinery, curtains, artwork)
Fabric suppliers
Building managers


You will have worked in the furniture industry already and will have experience of procurement and project management.
A good knowledge of contemporary furniture and suppliers is essential.

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role, please send a covering letter and CV to [email protected] Please put Procurement Manager in the header and include your availability and salary expectation.