Fresh Produce Procurement Manager

C£60-70k plus benefits
17 Nov 2017
17 Dec 2017
Operations, Packaging
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

The organisation

A leading Food manufacturer seeking to recruit a Fresh Produce Procurement Manager


The Role

The role of Fresh Produce Procurement Manager has Strategic responsibility for fresh produce spend, working with key suppliers to ensure that saving are made and quality is kept to the highest standard. The role include: developing strategy, leading projects and keeping the highest level of stakeholder relationships both internally & externally.

Overview of the role:

  • Deliver savings and manage procurement process
  • Negotiate supplier agreements and agree contracts across multiple suppliers
  • Work closely with customers to delivery key objectives
  • Execute category reviews
  • Grow internal and external stakeholder relationships from top to bottom
  • Develop supplier relationships and monitor supplier performances
  • Manage supply chain and risk across the category


The candidate

5 - 7 years plus experience within procurement ideally gained within a fresh food.

Extensive tendering and negotiation exposure

Strong commercial acumen

Experience managing multiple suppliers

Experience working closely with an end user or customer

Strong Stakeholder management

Self drive

Ability to work autonomously

Ideally CIPS qualified

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