Senior Procurement Manager - Fresh Produce

We are currently working with a leading fresh produce business based in Maidstone.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking a Spanish speaking Senior Procurement Manager to join their team based in Maidstone.

The Senior Procurement Manager will be responsible for long term company procurement strategy on imported products.



Responsibilities will include:

Delivering growth against business strategic objectives
Being responsible for P&L and foreign currency requests
Building a strategic overseas supply base to achieve growth targets in business plan and exceed customer expectations
Look at ways to add value, whilst achieving a low-cost supply chain
Co-responsible for demand planning with trading teams
Communicate and assist with country technical procurement managers

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Previous experience in a procurement role, ideally within a fresh produce/fmcg environment
Business level/fluency in Spanish
Ability to build strong relationships with customers, suppliers and internal members of staff
A strategic thinker with a risk-aware approach
Excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team across professional, operational and cultural boundaries

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a growing business that can offer ongoing training, development and career opportunities coupled with a competitive salary and benefits package.

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Thank you.

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