Procurement Manager - Fresh Produce (fluent Spanish)

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

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

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



Responsibilities will include:

Liaison with overseas suppliers
Monitoring supply on a daily basis
Liaison with sales team on supply vs customer requirements
Managing transport logistics for overseas sources
Running weekly accounting, preparing any claims and managing of P/L of overseas supplier accounts
Liaison with accounts on invoices and claims

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Previous experience in a procurement role, ideally within a fresh produce/fmcg environment
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
Fluency in Spanish is essential

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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