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Commercial and Procurement Manager

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Commercial and Procurement Manager

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Fresh Produce

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jordan Waobikeze

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    22 days ago

Title: Commercial & Procurement Manager
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000
Location: Birmingham

What's the role?

Working with a family-orientated & established Fresh Produce operation in Birmingham you'll be apart of the new generation of staff who'll take the operation to new heights!

What can I expect?

To lead the effective procurement of your nominated product portfolio (UK). To include;

  • Developing and maintaining profitable relationships with suppliers and customers.
  • Develop and manage routine daily relationships with all suppliers and internal teams.
  • Actively provide timely supply updates to the nominated customer.

What will be my responsibilities?

* Accountability for profitability according to agreed targets.

* Managing communication and returns to suppliers.

* Manage and develop nominated customer relationships.

* Ensure customer service levels of 99% DSL/99.7% QSL (or relevant RAG target).

* Identify trends within the market / customer using insight from various sources, taking into
account demographic and market changes. Formulate category strategies based on this.

* Conduct category reviews with customers looking at market trends, consumer trends, food trends
and the implications for them with our recommendations for new products (NPD), promotions,
merchandising and packaging.

* To ensure the delivery of Sales and Gross Trade Profit for your category, develop existing and new
customers; increase the company's market share in existing and new areas.

* Understand and explore customer requirements. Effectively communicate information flow
between the customer and internal customers and departments. Respond to customer
correspondence effectively and in a timely manner, communicating all key information to

* Ensure customer requirements and expectations are managed and met where these underpin the
company objectives. Meet customers and suppliers to discuss and formulate category plans and
negotiate promotional pricing (weekly and seasonal) and budgets. Make written proposals and
present these (both on line and in person) to the customer.

* Make proposals and presentations to your line manager, Board and others outlining achievement
of category plans, and presenting other information that may be required from time to time.
Reading and writing reports relevant to your area of responsibility.

Interested? Please apply below or contact me, Jordan, on 01780 480 530 or
Don't worry if you're CV isn't 100% up to date, just send what you have and we can take things from there.