Small Supplier Manager (Financial Analyst) Job with Social Housing Regulator

Summary (role overview):

We are looking for a Financial Analyst with management experience, or looking to move into their first management role, to join us as Small Vendor Team Leader – the role can be based either Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham or Bristol.


As Small Supplier Manager, you will lead the RSH team responsible for providing effective regulation of the diverse range of c1,100 registered suppliers who have less than 1,000 households. There will be staff management responsibilities as part of the role.

A key element of the role is to gain assurance that social housing providers meet RSH economic standards and are financially viable. Financial knowledge and acumen is therefore a key attribute and the successful candidate will be CCAB qualified or have extensive experience in a financial environment and have a good understanding of a range of governance, constitutional, funding and financing mechanisms in the businesses.

You will be able to digest and analyze a wide range of complex documents and identify situations that present new, complex and contentious issues. You should be accustomed to delivering results and making evidence-based and proportionate recommendations that support effective decision-making in a regulatory, financial or insurance-based environment. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that the regulation of different sizes of providers is proportionate to the resulting risks and responds to emerging issues.

Articulated and credible, with experience producing written and oral presentations that highlight and analyze key issues and risks, you will combine this expertise with the ability to develop and manage effective relationships with stakeholders at senior levels with colleagues, social housing providers, counsellors. , and external agencies, as well as highly developed influencing skills and resilience to deal with difficult situations.

For a full list of job requirements, please see the job profile.

General informations:


Our offices have now reopened and we are moving towards a hybrid work model with a mix of office/work from home.

RSH’s main offices are in Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham and Bristol. Our positions can be successfully performed from any RSH office, unless otherwise specified in the job information. We offer flexible working arrangements and staff can work from home for part of their hours.

Most roles involve travel within England between our offices, and some roles also involve site visits to social housing providers.

In line with government requirements to reduce the number of civil service and NDPB positions based in London, we only advertise positions in London that need to be there for business critical reasons.


Interview dates will take place the week of March 28, 2022 and will be conducted via Microsoft Teams in accordance with our current hybrid working model.

Benefits and Salary

We offer a range of excellent benefits; information is available on our website.

The salary for this role is a cash salary within the given range, which will normally be the minimum of the range. Annual salary reviews are determined by the government salary award. In addition, when the trial period is successfully completed, a performance-related bonus may be granted, based on the evaluation scores at the end of the qualifying evaluation year.

Any move to the Regulator from another employer means that you will no longer be able to access childcare vouchers. This includes moves between departments. You may, however, be eligible for other government programs, including Tax-Free Childcare. Determine your eligibility at

Nationality requirements

  • This work is widely open to the following groups:
  • British nationals
  • nationals of Commonwealth countries who are eligible to work in the UK
  • nationals of the Republic of Ireland
  • EU, EEA or Swiss nationals with (or eligible for) status under the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSs)
  • EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals concerned working in the public service
  • relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals who have acquired the right to work in the civil service
  • certain family members of affected EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals

What you need to know

Application process

For more information on the role, please see the attached role profile.

To apply, please complete the online application form detailing your employment, education and training history and provide a supporting statement, which will be used to assess your application. Guidance on the application process is available on the RSH careers site

Anonymous Screening – We conduct anonymous screening for all of our vacancies as part of our commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment.

We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum selection criteria, as part of the confident disability commitment.

As an equal opportunity employer, we will ensure that applicants who meet the ethnic minority benchmark are selected for an interview.

You must indicate on your application if you wish to be considered under these options.

Successful candidates will be informed of the outcome of their application and the interviews arranged as soon as possible after the closing date.

Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.

previous applicants should not apply.

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