Overview

We offer an exciting opportunity for an experienced Procurement Director to join our Clients Fresh Produce business at a key time of vision and growth.

This Procurement Director role will Lead the company’s long term strategic relationship along with the Commercial Director and develop long term supply & demand plans managing the best fruit varieties all year round, resulting in an industry leading service and efficient fruit supply chain. You will lead the procurement tendering and negotiation process and represent the business commercially both on overseas visits with clients and visits from overseas growers to the UK.

This Senior Procurement Director role will lead a dedicated buying team to deliver the procurement and define requirements for counter season production in alignment with the overall strategy, technical and welfare standards.

We require;

Previous experience and a thorough understanding of Fresh Produce supply to Retail, Foodservice and Wholesale customers is essential, with knowledge of the challenges involved with quality, availability, production and delivery within a demanding category.

Ability to relate to key personnel and supplier personnel in a professional and credible fashion

Exemplary professionalism and integrity

Excellent communication and management skills with a confident, professional and commercial approach is paramount to relationships with customers, suppliers and internal contacts at all levels.

This is an opportunity that will enable an individual to play an integral role in driving a successful business forward and has the capacity to offer genuine long-term career opportunities to an ambitious, commercially astute individual. Individuals applying should be at a level in their career looking for a senior opportunity.

Salary; Highly competitive

Location; Kent

Please call our team to discuss the role of Buying Director / Procurement Director / Head of Buying on 01284 735575 or alternatively please send an up to date CV for consideration to info@tmresources.co.uk

All applications will be kept in the strictest of confidence