Procurement Manager | Fresh Produce | Competitive

Recruiter
Location
England, Kent
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Jun 2017
Closes
30 Jun 2017
Ref
MA9409
Contact
MorePeople 01780 480530
Function
Buying
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


Our client is a highly regarded fresh produce business who have been leading the way in the industry for a number of years. They are currently looking to recruit an experienced Procurement Manager to their team who can help them maintain and improve their supplier relationships.

The Job

Communication is going to be a key aspect in this job. There are a number of stakeholders who will need to be kept informed of possible developments at all times.
You will be working very closely with the Commercial teams and providing key support to them during major retailer customer visits.
The company's supply base covers the UK and the rest of the world. You will need to be proficient in dealing with a number of different methods, to ensure all of these areas are managed effectively.

The Candidate

You will be an experienced Procurement Manager and must have experience of supplying fresh produce to the major multiples.
As mentioned earlier, communication is very important so you will need to prove that this is something you are comfortable with.
Given the nature of the role, negotiation is going to be a key feature. You must be comfortable and capable negotiating with a range of suppliers from around the world.
Spanish language would be an advantage but is not essential.

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