Fresh Produce Procurement Manager

Location
London
Salary
C£60-70k plus benefits
Posted
17 Nov 2017
Closes
17 Dec 2017
Ref
CJF16971
Function
Operations, Packaging
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

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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