Procurement Manager - Fresh Produce

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Our client is one of the UK’s largest specialist suppliers of fresh produce offering a wide variety of niche fruits and vegetables – from essential everyday items to exotic seasonal specialities.

Due to increased commercial growth sector penetration in their niche areas of expertise, they are now looking to source a Procurement Manager to join their success story. Responsible to the main Board, your role will involve being responsible for and managing the main elements of the business procurement strategy both in the UK and Internationally.

Key Responsibilities for the Role:

* Collate, analyse, develop and implement strategic sourcing plans

* To identify market trends and incorporate this in Procurement strategy and activities

* Manage procurement activities for the categories involved from sourcing to customer delivery

* Identify, negotiate with, establish and maintain relationships with appropriate suppliers on the most favourable terms possible.

* Conduct regular reviews of supplier performance in terms of quality, price and service.

Key Skills/Experience we would like to see:

* You will have significant fresh produce procurement experience.

* Experience of managing fresh produce supply chains on an EU and International basis.

* Excellent people management experience.

* Experience of working in FMCG goods or consumables.

* Degree educated and used to working at a senior procurement level within a fast-growing business.

What key skills is our client looking for:

* Demonstrable entrepreneurship

* Managing complexity

* Achieves results with integrity

What could our client offer you?

* Excellent benefits including pension, bonus and a competitive salary

* Work with one of the most forward-thinking fresh sector businesses in the UK and develop a long-term career with them

* The opportunity to lead change that you want to see within the world of fresh food

This role will suit an individual who already has a senior level procurement grounding in the fresh food/fmcg/food manufacturing sectors and now relishing the chance to accelerate their career with a great business on a long-term basis.

Interested? If so, we would love to hear from you. Please send your details via this website or any questions please call Ian Reed on (phone number removed) quoting Ref: 5260IR
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  • CV-99977
  • Permanent
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