Senior Trading Manager (Fresh Produce)

East of England / Lincolnshire
Up to £75k + Company Benefits; Car/Allowance, Bonus (c£95k package)
19 Jul 2019
16 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

We currently have the privilege of recruiting on behalf of our Client; a successful Fresh Produce supplier to Retail customers, and offer an experienced Trading Manager the opportunity to work with a dedicated category of Fruit and it's licence.

The position of Procurement Manager / Trading Manager will work closely with Growers and Retailers to ensure the effective management of a specific licenced product category, with responsibility for;

Grower management (New Zealand)

Global management of product volumes

Procurement of product from Europe & Middle East

Keep up to date with promotional & demand planning

Retail interaction; building relationships and continuing growth

Involvement with CI / Continuous Improvement cross-departmental projects

Provide information / reports on product performance, sales and market share

We require;

Thorough understanding of Supply Chain and overseas Growers (Exposure to New Zealand Growers advantageous)

Experienced Trading Manager from the Fresh Produce sector is essential (Fruit knowledge highly beneficial)

High level of communication, negotiation and leadership skills

Approachable, methodical and confident manner

Proven success in a similar role previously is essential

Flexibility to travel annually to New Zealand

Job type: Commercial / Trading / Procurement Manager
Location: East of England / Lincolnshire
Sector: Fresh Produce / Fruit
Duration: Full Time

Salary: Up to £75k + Company Benefits; Car/Allowance, Bonus (c£95k package)

This role is part of the senior management team and will work closely with their Marketing Manager and Procurement teams.

Please contact Aimi or Louise on 01284 735575 to discuss the position of Trading Manager / Procurement Manager / Commercial Manager further, or send an up to date CV in application to

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