Procurement Manager for Nordics in fast-growing foodtech Scale-up ??/ ?? at Fresh.Land

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Fresh.Land is a fast-growing foodtech scale-up. We allow consumers to buy directly from farmers, bypassing up to 5 middlemen. We developed a pioneering and award-winning digital platform that shortens and digitizes the food supply chain. Now we are scaling our "straight from the farm" model to connect millions of farmers and consumers, directly. Fresh.Land received the prestigious Climate Solver Award by WWF (World Wildlife Foundation), as our model cuts carbon emissions and reduces food waste.


Position

We are looking for a stellar Procurement Manager for Denmark/Sweden. The role is to source seasonal fresh produce from Danish and Swedish organic farmers and continue to renew and innovate the product assortment. The position is fulltime and based out of Copenhagen.


Responsibilities

  • Maintain, renew and expand Nordic product assortment of seasonal organic fruits and vegetables, nuts, legumes and oil etc.

  • Build and maintain long-term relationships with suppliers

  • Negotiate supplier contracts and prices

  • Optimize shipment logistics for Nordics

  • Ensure full compliance with the Food Authorities and Organic Regulations

  • Develop branded emballage and white-labels

  • Validate purchase orders, deliveries, and financials

  • Control quality upon arrival

Requirements

  • In-depth knowledge of fruits and vegetables (quality, prices, seasonality, bio/organic etc.)

  • Proven experience managing and optimizing food supply chain operations and logistics

  • Experience in sustainable and organic/bio products

  • Proven track record negotiating and closing contracts

  • Ability to connect and build relationships with suppliers

  • Quantitative and analytical skills, strong user of excel

  • Degree in relevant field from top university

What we offer

  • Exciting and challenging work

  • Opportunity to be part of a fast growing startup

  • Development of problem-solving and communication skills

  • Fast learning environment, with performance-driven culture

  • Exposure to senior management team


Conditions

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Start date: May 2021

  • Compensation: competitive

The applications are reviewed on a continues basis as they come in.

Fresh.Land is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.