Commercial and Procurement Manager
A really exciting and challenging role has become available with a well respected and industry leading fresh produce business in Kent. The role has a mix of retail commercial management and UK procurement meaning you will managing end to end relationships to successfully deliver the P&L.
You will be responsible for procuring fresh produce from growers, managing volumes across customers while communicating with each business unit. Therefore, you will be the key interface with the growers and build strong relations supporting on the strategy and delivery of the produce. On the other side you will manage the relationships with large key retailers achieving cost, quality and all other required service levels. The exciting part of the commercial side is the growth opportunities this business has with these retail customers.
With this hybrid mix we are looking for someone from the fresh produce sector who has commercial and procurement experience at a senior level managing important relationships with diplomacy. You will have a track record with UK retailers and an excellent understanding of dealing with growers. Strong communication and commercial acumen are a must, with a passion and energy to your work.
If you are ready for the next challenge, you are prepared for hard work and you want to play a part in shaping a forward thinking business, then this role is for you.
The remuneration will be dependent on experience, but this is a great opportunity to really implement some change in an already successful and growing business.
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