Senior Procurement Manager

Location
England, Kent, Sevenoaks
Salary
£50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted
22 Sep 2017
Closes
17 Oct 2017
Ref
BBBH2902
Contact
Jason Kilbride
Function
Buying
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Role: Senior Procurement Manager
Salary: £50,000-£60,000+ Package
Location:Kent

A successful and growing business within the Produce sector is currently in the search for a Senior Procurement Manager to join their team.​ The successful candidate will be tasked with managing all of the procurement for the business from grower partners around the world, maintaining strong relationships throughout, developing new sources and delivering for the customers on time and in full.

Responsibilities:
*Delivery of a successful all year round procurement programme
*Agree programmes with key growers
*Carry out reviews of actual vs. programme and analyse performance of grower base
*Identify opportunities for new programme creation
*Liaise with suppliers on shipping programmes and seasonal issues, monitoring program vs. actual
*Lead relevant documentation and due diligence is in place prior to arrival
*Full control and analysis of freight
*Construction of costings including; Packing costs, Returns to Growers, Packaging Formats, Analysis of packouts
*Efficient analysis of stocks with accurate and in time feedback to growers of quality and pricing.

Experience​​ and Attributes
*CIPS qualified or working towards would be advantageous
*Produce Procurement experience
*Strong ability to negotiate
*Conveys credibility, confidence and gravitas
*A results driven attitude, combined with the ability to motivate and develop others
*High attention to detail, with strong organisational skills
*Problem solving and analysis abilities

If you believe you have the skills and personality to fit these requirements please get in touch with Jason Kilbride Jason@hendbrown.com or call 07985454318 for more information.

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