Head of Procurement for Foodtech Scale-up

Salary Competitive
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-wining 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 by up to 88%.

We are looking for a Head of Procurement to lead our Procurment team. The job involves building networks of primarily organic farmers, managing operations and ensure profitability.

The position is fulltime based out of our Copenhagen office. 

Responsibilities

  • Lead the procurement team in Denmark and Portugal

  • Maintain and renew organic assortment of vegetables, nuts, oils and fruits

  • Negotiate supplier contracts and prices

  • Optimize shipment logistics from Spain, Portugal, and Denmark

  • Expand product assortment with seasonal organic fruits and vegetables

  • Build and maintaining long-term relationships with suppliers

  • Control information on purchase orders, deliveries, and financials

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

  • Proven experience in leading a team

  • Experience in sustainable and organic/bio products

  • Degree in relevant field

  • In-depth knowledge of negotiating and closing contracts

  • Ability to connect and build relationships with suppliers

  • Quantitative and analytical skills, strong user of excel

For more information or questions please contact us at morten@fresh.land

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Central office
Central office

Your local office is your anchor point, thus, we placed it centrally at your convenience.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

Working at
Fresh.Land

Fresh.Land is a startup with a new model for the food industry. We developed a pioneering platform that shortens and digitizes the food supply chain. It allows farmers to sell fresh products directly to consumers, using the trees as their “warehouse” and cutting 3-5 middlemen. Our platform provides all the logistics, payment, legal, and knowledge required in one integrated solution. Fresh.Land was coined “truly pioneering” (WWF) and “one of the most promising green startups in Denmark” (Forbes). Our disruptive idea won the European Youth Award (Austria), EcoSummit Gold Winner (Germany), Nordic Cleantech Open (Sweden), WWF Climate Solver Award (Denmark), Portugal Digital Awards (Portugal), and Green Tech Challenge (Denmark). We have offices in Copenhagen and Portugal. The company is profitable and growing at a very fast pace. We are preparing to launch commercially in 8 EU countries. The management team includes former senior McKinsey consultants and senior executives from the food industry, with a proven track-record in building and exiting successful companies in the past. According to WWF, “Fresh.Land can save 88% of CO₂ from storage and reduce food waste by 10%, saving 12.7 million tons of CO₂ annually by 2026”. Our just-in-time model is at the forefront of the green transition in the food industry and fostering a shift to a more plant-based diet.

Read more about Fresh.Land

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