Senior Procurement Manager -Fresh Produce
Our client are one of the largest Fresh Produce businesses in the UK are looking for a ambitious and experienced Procurement professional to join their team in Kent. The successful Procurement Manager would be from the Industry and understand the wonderful world of Fruit, you would also have a strong history for delivering strong results to their customers and good returns to their growers.
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS
- Responsible for long term company procurement strategy on import fruit.
- Directing and managing imported procurement function for these products
- Responsible for maintaining the strategic relationship between key suppliers and partners.
- Ability to read the market & propose calculated and agreed risks to grow business.
- Close working relationship with Trading and Technical teams to deliver the strategic plan for the business.
- Drive sustainable return for all stakeholders
- Support import fruit category management
- Mentor less senior people within the team
- Deputise for Procurement Director in both internal and external engagements.
- You must have extensive experience within Fresh Produce procurement
- Experience of developing (not just managing) supplier relationships is important as they work very closely with all of their partners.
- A confident and ambitious Procurement background – They are looking for someone who knows the Industry and who isn’t afraid to stand their ground
- Commercially astute and highly analytical
- Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills with a proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
- Strong interpersonal, communication & presentation skills, and must have personal credibility and the ability to engage and enthuse a wide variety of audiences.
Salary – Very much dependent on the experience the successful candidate brings
Please contact Frank or Georgina to discuss the role and your experience on 01273 720599. Please send over a CV to firstname.lastname@example.org (*not co.uk or com) and we will get back to you with some feedback and more information about the role and the company
|Job Category||Procurement, Procurement Manager|
|Salary||Salary - Dependent on Procurement and Industry experience|