Procurement Officer Logistics / Freight Forwarding
One of the UK's Largest Freight Forwarders have a brand new opportunity for a Procurement Officer to join their Birmingham head office. Reporting into the Procurement Manager the role will be responsible for negotiating rates with carriers on a global scale, covering all forms of transport including haulage, sea, road, rail and air.
We are ideally looking to speak with candidates who have experience working within a Freight Forwarding Organisation, who have a strong knowledge of rates and charges involved.
Negotiate rates and charges with carriers globally
Develop relationships with both new and existing carriers, covering all forms of transport (including haulage, sea, road, rail and air)
Carry out RFQ process, analysing terms of each quote returned
Keep up to date with market fluctuations in rates and charges
Build relationships across all internal departments
Work closely with account management team
Resolve any customer queries or issues
Run weekly reports and present findings to management
Proven procurement experience
Experience working within Freight Forwarding industry
Knowledge of rates and charges involved with shipping to Far East, Indian Sub-Continent and/or USA
Strong negotiation skills
Ability to work under pressure
This is a great opportunity to join an industry leading organisation. If you have the relevant experience, please submit your CV now.