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Job offer - Procurement manager-buyer

Sgorbati Group has been encharged by a customer, leader in the Middle East fresh fruit and veg industry, to select an experienced:

Procurement manager-buyer

to manage the company's supply of certain categories of fresh produce.

Procurement manager responsibilities include evaluating vendors, negotiating contracts and prepare purchasing plans for the whole season. For this role, you should have good knowledge of the global fresh fruit and veg market, along with solid analytical skills to make sure yoùre identifying the most profitable offers.

Good knowledge of the global sea freight shipping industry is required.
Ultimately, yoùll create and maintain good relationships with key suppliers to ensure that the produce are high quality and delivered as per the plans.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with the company divisions and share the market information.
  • Negotiate with the vendors to secure advantageous terms and supply consistency.
  • Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries
  • Collaborate with key persons to ensure clarity of the produce specifications and expectations of the company
  • Foresee and prevent possible logistics issues , suppliers lack , market situations.
  • Anticipate and meet the market trend
  • Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs

Requirements

  • Proven working experience as a procurement manager - buyer
  • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement for the fresh fruit and vegetables industry
  • Ability to understand and "read" the market
  • Talent in negotiations and networking
  • Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers
  • Experience in collecting and analyzing data
  • Good level of spoken and written English

Interested? Email: alberto.sgorbati@sgorbatigroup.com


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