Procurement Manager - Freight & Shipping

Competitive salary
Posted 2 months ago
Job ID: 7869

Job Description

My client, a large organisation with significant distribution networks across Europe, is looking for a Category Manager – Freight & Shipping to manage the procurement of ocean freight solutions.

As Procurement Manager – Freight & Shipping, you will manage contracts with shipping lines and ocean freight providers to ensure the optimal delivery of client products and raw materials travelling by sea.

We are looking for a high-calibre candidate with the following skillset and experience:
  • Ideally educated to degree or equivalent level
  • Ideally 2+ years experience specifically negotiating ocean freight contracts or managing the delivery of ocean freight providers/contracts
  • Experience managing contract compliance within logistics contracts
  • Operational experience in purchasing of ocean freight or container shipping or negotiating with shipping lines
  • Strong problem solver with previous experience managing through SC disruptions is highly desirable, ability to create alternative source strategies in time critical scenarios is essential
  • Excellent data analytics
  • Must have proven experience in the sourcing and active management of logistics solutions providers
  • Fluent English is essential – any other languages beneficial
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