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Senior Sourcing Manager | Fresh Produce | Chichester

England, West Sussex, Chichester
Closing date
12 May 2021

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Food & Drink
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Senior Sourcing Manager | Fresh Produce | Chichester

Salary - dependent on experience

About Our Client
We are currently working with a very highly regarded Fresh Produce grower and importer who, as a result of internal changes, are looking to appoint a Senior Sourcing Manager to their team. As a leader in their field, they have a long standing history of delivering great results to a number of Major Retailers and a strong procurement strategy is crucial to this success.

About the Role
Reporting directly to the Commercial Director, you will be jointly responsible for setting and delivering the procurement strategy for the group. You will oversee the Procurement team and ensure they have the resources they need to do an effective job. You will be the Senior contact for your supplies and will get involved in the higher level discussion as they happen through the year.

The Ideal Candidate
Given the senior nature of this position, you will need to have at least 7 years experience in Fresh Produce procurement and at least 3 years having managed a team of Buyers / Assistants. Attention to detail is crucial as you will be working to very tight service levels and you will need to ensure these are maintained throughout the year. Strong communication and team building skills go without saying.

If this is something you would like to know more about, then please get in touch with Morten Andresen on 01780 480530 or send your CV to


MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

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01780 480530
Acanthus House
10a Belton Street
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