Air Freight / Ocean Freight Procurement Manager
Procurement Location: Hà Nội, Hải Phòng, Đà Nẵng, Hồ Chí Minh

I. JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Manage to outsource and negotiate air/ocean freight rates/rate contracts and services with new and existing carriers.
  • Establish key contacts, develop and maintain strong relationships with carriers and act as the procurement communication lead.
  • Prepare and manage Capacity Plans: short term (Emergency) and long term capacity plans.
  • Drive continuous cost and service improvement efforts with carriers.
  • Follow and execute the carriers evaluation system and core carriers' program.
  • Act as first escalation point and resolve air/ocean procurement issues with carriers
  • Provide permanent input on the global air/ocean freight market situation and windows of opportunities. Assess current and evolving business models in the marketplace affecting the global air/ocean freight business.
  • Set and plan strategic measures/policies to ascertain where costs/rates can be reduced or eliminated.
  • Responsible for all aspects of the trade lane including, but not limited to dispute resolutions, communication channels, general assistance for both exports and imports.
     

II. JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years of experience in an Air/Ocean Freight Procurement role in a freight forwarding company.
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field. Master's degree a plus.
  • Solid knowledge of international freight forwarding.
  • Must possess excellent communicative skills both spoken and written.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal management skills.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels