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We are a specialist Recruitment & Training business serving the fresh food, fresh produce, horticulture, agriculture and the garden & leisure industries.
The business is owned and managed by industry experienced professionals who are committed to offering pragmatic, value for money, people centred business solutions at all levels within the horticulture, agriculture and fresh food supply chains. We provide a range of services that can be tailored to suit a variety of business requirements - not just traditional recruitment solutions but also other people centred services such as training & development, interim managers and non–executive directors.
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We are currently working with a very exciting organisation who are looking to recruit a Lead Data Analyst. They are a leading figurehead that covers a broad spectrum of fresh food and help guide and offer support to the fresh food industry. The Role:- Organising the delivery of consumer insight, produced for a key agricultural sector Utilising a number of external data sources (including Kantar) in order to analyse the information and advise on opportunities Working closely with the senior management team to help identify strategic priorities for the team. Managing a number of Analysts and providing support and guidance as appropriateThe Candidate:- Will have a number of years' experience working with market data, ideally in the food industry Will understand how to assess and implement the findings from a variety of data sources Will be a good communicator and have the ability to present information effectively Will ideally have some experience in people management.
Our retail client is an international leader in fresh produce procurement. They are searching for a first class buyer with excellent negotiation skills and a positive can-do attitude to join their dynamic team. Responsible for floral buying, you will develop a procurement plan in conjunction with the Senior Buyer and Category Manager to ensure that KPI targets are met with regard to quality, availability and price based on an understanding of the market conditions. Other key accountabilities include: Communicate with suppliers and other elements of the supply chain to enable them to deliver effectively Develop suppliers to meet current and future needs, make use of supplier KPIs, ensure seasonal reviews occur and review financial performance against all KPIs Provide the business with a forward projection of supply, to enable effective planning Conduct visits to source when required Analyse category sales & waste information Ideally, you will have a strong background in horticultural/floral procurement. You will have exceptional organisational skills and a passion for achieving business objectives. Using your commercial acumen, you will seek opportunities to continually improve performance. In return, the client will offer a competitive basic salary and package as well as the opportunity to develop your career with a market leading international business. To discuss this role further, please call Gillian Muir on 01780 480530.
This international retailer is passionate about delivering the best value and quality within their fresh produce and non-produce ranges for their customers. To deliver these objectives, they wish to appoint an experienced Senior Buyer to lead and develop the Buying team and set the strategy with the Category Manager. With a strong ability to set business targets, you will work cross functionally to manage and execute projects. You will mitigate the risk for the business regarding availability, cost and quality. You will build strong relationships with the supply base and will conduct visits to source when required. You will lead and manage the team efficiently as you drive them forwards to achieve business objectives and cost conscious solutions. With relevant experience in the food, retail, distribution or manufacturing companies, you will have exceptional commercial acumen and constantly seek opportunities to continually improve performance. Horticultural experience would be a benefit although not an essential. In return, the client will offer a very competitive basic salary and package as well as the opportunity to develop your career with a market leading international business. To discuss this role further, please call Gillian Muir on 01780 480530.
This UK leading foodservice business wishes to appoint a Technical Manager to join the category team and manage all produce quality, safety, legality and integrity elements for a defined supplier and product portfolio. With a strong food technical background, you will use your in depth knowledge of food related legislation and quality management systems to help drive the exciting five year growth plan. The main accountabilities of the role include: Supporting cost engineering opportunities without impacting on product quality Providing technical support, advice and expertise to the category team to deliver new products and upgrades Ensuring the accuracy and legality of all on-pack information With a degree in Food Science/Technology or similar, you'll have a proven technical track record within the food industry, preferably underpinned by experience of supplier and product management in foodservice, retail or manufacturing and across a broad range of food categories. Being Lead Assessor qualified would be beneficial although not essential. This is an exciting opportunity to work for a dynamic industry leader who is committed to their high standard of people development. To discuss this role further, please call 01780 480530 and speak to Matthew Cook or Gillian Muir.
Our client is a progressive, highly regarded professional in its field. They are a key supplier to the fresh food industry and are currently looking for a Sales Manager to manage their European clients, in order to provide good service to their customers and profitable growth to the business. If you have experience in managing a team of people and a proven track record, with ability to balance a busy work schedule, then please don't hesitate to get in touch. The Role:- To lead the sales growth within a number of European countries and provide a key UK link for the businesses local representatives Generating the sales and marketing plans, ensuring these are communicated to and understood by the broader business Being accountable for the delivery of these targets, making sure the figures are on track throughout the year The Candidate:- Will have some years of experience managing a team of sellers, but our client would consider a senior sales person who has the ability to step up into Sales Management Will have the ability to lead from the front and enthuse your staff to strive for better results Must be a self-starter with the ability to key in on and capitalise on opportunities, in a very large region Will be good with the detail and communicate in an effective manner
MorePeople is working with a leading food business in Lincolnshire.They work with a broad customer base which covers the big retailers, food manufacturing, foodservice and independents. We are looking to recruit a hands-on Management or Cost Accountant and the ideal candidate will have food industry experience (food or fresh produce) and have an enquiring mind. If you are the sort of person who is happy to do the digging for the information you'll need in this role (as opposed to having to be spoon fed) then we want to hear from you. The role is going to suit a team player and you will need to build strong relations with the team (particularly ops, The SMT and the London based Financial Manager) The role responsibilities will include (but not be limited to): Production of the management accounts Balance sheet reconciliations Creating financial statements Budgeting/forecasting/Cost and RM analysis Experience of both management and financial accounts will be required as will strong excel skills (pivot tables and vlookups). We'd like to talk to candidates who are working towards or have already completed CIMA (or similar).
We are currently working with a well established, very forward thinking and fast moving fresh food business who are going through a real period of expansion and customer acquisition. As a result, they are currently looking for a very experienced commercial manager with a broad ranging experience of dealing with the multiple retailers, ideally a number within the Top 6. The Role:- Acting as a key point of contact to their current retailer accounts and managing the day to day running Being at the front of the charge for new business, as the company is a unique position to offer a genuine point of difference Ensuring the customers' requirements are met to a high standard and ensuring the competition can't act as quickly as you can The Candidate:- Will have a proven track record of commercial success, working in the fresh food/horticulture sector, with one of the major supermarkets Will be a seasoned negotiator with a flair for arranging "win-win" scenarios Must have excellent organisation skills as there will be a lot of projects on the go at any given time Communication will be key to keep a variety of stakeholders informed at all timesTo discuss this role further, please call 01780 480530 and speak to Morten Andresen.
Based in the South East, our client is one of the largest and most respected fresh produce businesses in the UK. They are currently looking to take on a junior national account manager who is keen to spread the wings and develop within an exciting and fast paced environment. The Role Day to day management of one of their convenience retail accounts, where they are seeing significant growth Analysing customer date and market trends in order to continue the account's forward momentum Ensuring good and effective communication between the company and the customer, acting as the key point of contact Working with the broader team, ensuring all parties are kept informed of key development as soon as possible The Candidate Will have had at least a couple of years' experience working with retailers on a fresh produce account Will possess good organisation and people skills, in order to work efficiently and build lasting professional relationships Will have strong negotiation skills in order to manage the customer's expectationsTo discuss this role further please call 01780 480530 and speak to Morten Andresen.
Our Client is seeking a highly motivated and experienced horticultural manager for their Jersey based Garden Centre. The successful candidate must have excellent plant knowledge horticulture experience and commercial skills to be able to drive sales whilst at the same time providing a level of service that exceeds customer expectations. The successful candidate will be able to recognize sales trends in detail from our reports package and use this information to improve sales performance and the profitability of the department through replenishment and merchandising. The successful candidate will have good numeracy, literacy and computer skills and be organized, methodical and pay excellent attention to detail. This is a high profile garden within their Group and so we are looking for an experienced horticultural manager and a passionate manager of people. The Company offers good relocation and progression opportunities. The company is offering: Circa £40,000 per annum Relocation and Housing support Circa 20% income tax payable Annual Bonus based on the profitable performance of the department 40 hours per week, alternative weekends To discuss this role further, please call 07929 013910 to speak to Dianne Saunders.
Our Client is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Retail Manager for their Jersey based Garden Centre. The successful candidate must have excellent retail experience and commercial skills to be able to drive sales whilst at the same time providing a level of service that exceeds customer expectations. The successful candidate will be able to recognize sales trends in detail from our reports package and use this information to improve sales performance and the profitability of the through replenishment and merchandising. The successful candidate will have good numeracy, literacy and computer skills and be organized, methodical and pay excellent attention to detail. This is a high profile garden within this Group and so we are looking for an experienced retail manager and a passionate manager of people. The Company offers good relocation and progression opportunities. The company are offering: Relocation and Housing support Circa 20% income tax payable Annual Bonus based on the profitable performance of the Centre 40 hours per week, alternative weekends
Do you fancy working for one of the largest Fresh Produce companies in the UK, where you will be managing certain fresh product lines. This role is the link between operations and the commercial team ensuring that product is packed to the required quality standards as agreed with the customers. The role To understand different customers specifications on your product area Ensure suppliers are approved and apply to quality standards Working closely with the QA team on product quality Ensure accurate product segregation during packing operations to reduce waste and rejects Be involved in supplier and retailer visits when required The candidate Experience of fresh produce in a simular role Experience of dealing with suppliers and retailers Good communications skills at all levels Must have experience of working in quality / technical position Working knowledge of HACCP, QMS and BRC are a must have Role is Monday Friday and weekends on a rota basis.
Our client, based in the East Midlands, is a progressive and exciting fresh produce business. They are currently looking for a Commercial Manager to join their experienced team and to manage their key customer relationship on a day to day basis and support at a senior level. The Role Working closely with the company's retail customers and managing the business's interests Developing strong relationships with the customer and developing opportunities for performance improvement Working with the broader team, taking into account the varying factors which can affect the business on a day to day basis The Candidate Must have fresh produce account management experience, having worked with one or more of the top 4 retailers Will have excellent communication skills, coupled with a desire to develop business Will work in an efficient way, managing their time and work load effectively
We are currently looking for an experienced and driven account manager to join a well established and committed team, working with one of the country's most progressive fresh produce businesses. If you have a passion for the industry and a desire to excel, please don't hesitate to get in touch. The Role:- Managing one or more of their major customer accounts, ensuring the day to day running is as smooth as possible. Providing clear lines of communication to both the business and the customer. Ensuring business opportunities are identified and fully explored, whilst working closely with the customer to deliver them. The Candidate:- Will have a proven background as a National Account Manager, having worked in a related industry with one of the Top 6 retailers. You will be a good negotiator and influencer Must have a good head for numbers and be able to communicate effectively at all levels
Our client is a well regarded fresh produce business based in the North West. They supply a variety of UK grown crops to the major supermarkets and are looking to expand their team with the introduction of a Senior National Account Manager. The Role:- Managing their key customer account (Tesco), developing strong communication links that are maintained at all times Learning the business inside out, ensuring you are an effective point of contact for your customers Keeping a close eye on the market place, recognising opportunities and capitalising on them when they appear The Candidate:- Will have a strong background in account management working with a business who supply fresh produce to one or more of the Top 4 retailers Will be an effective and potentially creative negotiator, ensuring the best outcomes for both customer and the business are generally achieved Will be very numerical and able to analyse sales information and trend data, putting it to good use for customer presentations
Have you ever thought about a career in the fresh produce industry? We are currently working with one of the biggest and most highly regarded businesses in the industry, who are currently looking to bring some candidates with good languages (preferably Spanish) into the business and develop them into a procurement/commercial role. If you are hungry for a challenge and keen to progress in a challenging and rewarding career, then this could be for you.
This creative role requires a strong analytical and problem solving candidate to join the Space, Range and Display team within this leading UK food, clothing and home retailer. The main purpose of the role is to analyse and review the use of space in stores and to make specific space recommendations to optimise the breadth and depth of product categories for customers. Reporting to the Head of Space Range and Display, you will manage and motivate your team to develop new space concepts and support the development of space policy and process. With your strong communication skills, you will influence and manage key stakeholders to deliver the space projects within new stores, extensions and refits. In addition, you will require advanced Excel and database modelling skills.
This leading UK based food retailer has over 400 stores worldwide and wishes to appoint an International Food Regulatory and Compliance Manager into its international food team. With ambitious expansion plans over the next 3 years, our client's strategy is to expand on its current trading area of over 50 territories. The food categories must meet all in country regulatory and import requirements. This role's main purpose is to: Determine and manage the registration, import documents and labelling requirements for all the international territories by adhering with the relevant importing authorities' food laws and regulations to facilitate the export of food products Establish and maintain effective relationships with local authorities and representatives in all international territories to ensure successful importation and smooth supply of product To act as the relationship manager for the translation agency used for translations on products, shelf edge tickets, POS and till receipts for Western Europe Management of UK labelling operations for labelling of products for export at the 3rd party distribution centres Line management responsibility for the International Foods registration coordinator and administration assistant in International Foods to ensure all the key deliverables/ functions of the department are delivered The ideal candidate will have a solid background in food with current knowledge of food laws and regulations. As a brand ambassador for the company, you will communicate clearly, build relationships and engage with relevant stakeholders throughout the business and external partners. Responsible for four reports, you will manage the team to consistently deliver high service standards and ensure that the department provides accurate and detailed information. Travel abroad will be expected in this challenging yet rewarding role.
A leading fresh produce supplier, is looking to strengthen the technical team with a product manager, where you will manage a specific product category, by work closely with the supply bases to ensure product quality is correct for the end user, you will be involved on a day to day basis with regards to stock packing, to ensure it is used in the correct rotation, and that waste is minimised on all products to maximum profit. You will work closely with production and procurement to ensure that the correct varieties are being used at all times, You will review stock on daily basis, and update the system accordingly. You will assist with maintaining BRC, TPPS organic and ethical standards on site and be involved in audits when required. This is an exciting role that will offer good opportunity for development and career progression.
An extremely fast paced high care food manufacturing business is strengthening their operations team and currently has a vacancy for a Production Manager on nights. The right candidate will already be operating within a management position within the food sector and have responsibility for a production shift, either as a section manager / leader. KPI attainment People Management including training and development Attainment to plan Delivery of objectives Continuous Improvement / Lean Manufacturing techniques Ability to work within agreed timescales The right candidate will have: Current experience within a food handing environment at a Management level Excellent communication and training skills Excellent man-management skills Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines This is a role that is shift based, from 6 pm to 6 am, on the 3,2,2 shift pattern. It is a role that is permanently based on nights.
I am looking to recruit a real 'foodie', someone with flair and passion for food, and who has clear interest in being involved in concept to launch. You will be involved in ensuring development projects meet the required timelines and BRC quality standards are adhered too. You will plan and organise resources including purchasing of raw materials to deliver your concepts and ideas, you will be involved in bench marking and competitor analysis of the market place. This is an exciting role, in a fast paced, quality focused environment, it is a fabulous opportunity for a food graduate who has done a 1 years placement in industry, and is wanting to progress with a career in NPD and been involved in the leading retailers development programmes. You will be positive, proactive, organised Be excellent communicator at all levels Be hands on, and be prepared to work within the businesses to gain experience, Full UK driving licenceTo discuss this role further, please call 01780 480530 and speak to Luan Harrison.
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