Head of Procurement | Fruit | East Midlands

Recruiter
MorePeople.
Location
England, Lincolnshire, Stamford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 May 2018
Closes
12 Jun 2018
Ref
MA10422
Contact
MorePeople 01780 480530
Function
Buying
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


Head of Procurement | Fruit | East Midlands

We are working with a highly effective and well regarded fresh food manufacturer who are looking to appoint a Head of Procurement to manage their Fruit division. You will be responsible for a number of buyers/procurement manager, across a couple of key sites. Working with the Procurement Director, you will be responsible for implementing the procurement strategy for the group.

The Role of Head of Procurement:-
You will be responsible for developing the team who work for you, ensuring they have all the skills and support needed to do their jobs effectively.
You will need to be able to speak to a range of stakeholders at a range of levels. This would be across their customers as well as in their own group.
Developing and implementing the strategic procurement goals, is a crucial part of the role.

The Candidate:-
You will have experience of working in a Senior Procurement role, ideally with experience of leading a team as well.
A background in sourcing a range of fruit is vital. They deal with a broad range of products (probably more than most) and you will need to have a good overview of sourcing from around the world.
There will be a fair amount of international and domestic travelling needed, so you will need to be flexible around this.

If this sounds like a role that would interest you, please get in touch for a confidential discussion about your background and the role in more detail. You can either send your CV via the link or directly to Morten Andresen (morten@morepeople.co.uk)

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