Commercial and UK Procurement Manager - Fruit / Fresh Produce

Location
Kent
Salary
£70–75k + car allowance, 8% pension contribution, 20% bonus, BUPA cover, 25 d
Posted
19 Jul 2019
Closes
16 Aug 2019
Ref
3923
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Client is an established Fresh Produce business, sourcing from UK and Global growers to supply the retail sector. We currently require a Commercial and UK Procurement Manager on their behalf.

The Commercial and UK Procurement Manager will join the business in a key position, working with UK fruit growers in the South East. You will manage UK grower communications  and prepare / agree terms with the UK growers, developing the UK supplier base to meet increasing demand. The role is UK procurement focused with additional responsibility for the Morrison’s account which is in the region of £10m per annum.  In which, the successful individual will manage the UK Sales programme ensuring customer requirements are met.

We are seeking;

  • An experienced Fresh Produce Commercial Manager / Buyer / Procurement Manager (Fruit and/or Vegetables) with a commercial outlook
  • Strong relation-building skills
  • A high degree of adaptability
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently within a high pressured environment
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
  • A naturally analytical mind-set with plenty of common sense
  • The confidence to make tough decisions
  • Highly computer literate
  • A high degree of adaptability
  • Excellent communication skills required due to negotiation with suppliers
  • Good planner, excellent interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to manage conflict

Salary will be in the region of;  £70–75k + car allowance, 8% pension contribution, 20% bonus, BUPA cover, 25 days holiday.

With enthusiasm, energy, and drive to succeed, the successful individual will gain the opportunity to join an expanding company.

Please call Aimi or Louise to discuss the role of Senior Buyer / Procurement Manager / Commercial Manager on 01284 735575 or alternatively please send an up to date CV for consideration to info@tmresources.co.uk

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