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Purchasing Manager




As Purchasing Manager, you will be responsible for managing all aspects of purchasing activities, with the exception of young plants, to ensure orders are placed in a timely manner and delivered in line with production plans and purchasing requirements.

Volunteer Work



Paid Per Hour

£30k - £35k (DOE) + Performance Bonus



This farm is looking for local people that can travel to and from the destination.

This farm can accommodate a certain amount of mobile homes on its grounds.

This farm has some accommodation available on-site. Spaces may be limited.

Required Experience

Education, Experience & Attributes required

  • Practical and applied knowledge of commercial purchasing procedures and practice including
    negotiation and contract law.
  • Knowledge of MRP systems.
  • Strong experience with supplier negotiations, supplier relationship management and supplier
  • Strong analytical skills to perform spend analysis, PO/invoice analysis and ability to work with
  • Highly proficient with Excel and other Microsoft Office packages.
  • Experience of driving value for money/savings.
  • Proven ability to develop and manage a team.
  • Experience working within the horticultural industry is desirable.
  • Ideally Educated to degree level and ideally MCIPS qualified or working towards.

Personal Qualities

  • Resourceful, proactive and ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills to develop strong relationships both internally
    and externally.
  • Excellent time management, organisational and interpersonal skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Honest, friendly, approachable and good team member.
  • Intrinsic motivation with the drive and ability to lead and influence strategic decisions.
  • Performance driven mindset to deliver within agreed deadlines
  • Solid judgement and decision-making skills

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