Specialist recruitment resourcing within the food & drink manufacturing sectors


Procurement Manager * Competitive Salary * Folkestone

An experienced Procurement Manager is required for this organisation who will have an International remit, with a major focus on UK, France and other European activities.


  • Job Security – highly successful business
  • Based at a Folkestone office with 2 or 3-days home working per week.
  • Competitive Salary
  • Fantastic benefits


This role could be home based with 2 or 3 days per week based at our client’s office in Folkestone, Kent.

The Procurement Manager is responsible for leading our European Procurement Strategy for the supply of Finished/Semi-Finished goods and services via a range of sub-contract manufacturers and our client’s partners globally. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Engaging with stakeholders in the creation and delivery of Strategies for specific spend categories using their input to close supply gaps
  • Identifying new suppliers through the Vendor selection process to support the Procurement and Global Business Strategy


  • Will need a strong background in Procurement within a multi-national organisation
  • Be CIPS Qualified or hold another relevant Professional Qualification
  • Have proven Procurement experience with a track record of delivering strategies and cost improvements
  • Have a strong understanding of End-to-End Supply Chain ideally within a pharmaceutical regulatory environment
  • Have excellent English both written and oral, other languages particularly French would be desirable
  • Have strong analytical abilities and the ability to resolve issues effectively.
  • Be a skilled negotiator regarding cost, relationships and contracts

If this Procurement Manager job is of interest and you would like to investigate further, apply TODAY!“

Kandhu Recruitment will consider all applications based on each candidate’s suitability to the role or similar roles within the Food Sector and if we feel you are a relevant candidate we will process your application by adding you to our secure recruitment database and then contacting you to progress job opportunities further. We do not contact unsuitable applicants.”

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