Procurement Manager | Fresh Produce | Kent

Employer
MorePeople
Location
Dartford, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
30 Oct 2020

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Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
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Procurement Manager | Fresh Produce | Kent

Are you an experienced and hands-on Procurement Manager? Would you like to advance your career with a forward-thinking fresh food business? If so, we want to hear from you.

About Our Client
We are currently working with a progressive and passionate fresh produce business who have made huge strides forward in recent years. As a result, they have a requirement for an experienced Procurement Manager to get under the skin of the whole supply chain to ensure it is running as effectively as possible.

About the Job
This role will have responsibility for the procurement of some key fruit categories. With an established grower base, you will need to work closely with them to develop the supply chain, ensuring stock levels are maintained. You will manage forecasts and budgets, collaborating with the Commercial and Technical teams to gain buy-in. You will also be required to maintain close links with the retailer.

The Ideal Candidate
You will have at least 5 years' experience of sourcing fresh produce, ideally fruit, from around the world and be used to a mixture of air and sea freighting. The business works very closely with all of its partners, so experience of developing, not just managing, supplier relationships is important. You will have a clear advantage if you can speak another European language - Spanish is preferable.

How to Apply
If this sounds like you, please apply via the link. Alternatively, for a confidential chat about the role, please contact Morten on (phone number removed) or (url removed)
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