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Procurement Manager | Fresh Produce | Kent

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Location
England, Kent
Salary
up to £60,000
Posted
06 Sep 2017
Closes
04 Oct 2017
Ref
MA9402
Contact
Morten Andresen
Contract Type
Full Time

Based in Kent, our client is a progressive fresh produce company who is looking for an experienced Procurement Manager to join their team. Ideally you will come from a fruit buying background but fresh produce procurement will be essential.

The Role

To manage the procurement of one or more of their key categories to meet customer orders and quality demands.
You will be responsible for prices to the growers and hauliers.
You will plan all the programmes to include volumes with growers to meet the supermarket specifications.

The Candidate

Will have fresh produce experience, ideally having bought fruit in a previous role from across the world.
Must have a few years experience of planning programmes with overseas growers.
Will have excellent communication, with good attention to detail.
Strong negotiation skills
Ideally Spanish speaking but this is not essential.
Be flexible with regards to travel as suppliers will be overseas.

If you would like to have a confidential conversation about this role, please get in touch with Morten Andresen on 01780 480530.

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