Sea Logistics Pricing & Procurement Assistant Manager (Singapore)

Kuehne+Nagel

Spearheading pricing desk function to ensure fast and accurate responses to pricing/quoting requests for all modes of Sea Logistics from both internal and external customers and sources,

Your Role:
Responsible for Procurement and Trade Development primarily for Intra Asia, Middle East and any sales controlled business for other Trade Lanes.

Your Responsibilities:
Pricing and Management

  • Oversee and supervise team responsible for handling for pricing/quotations via our internal sales management system (CoreLog) from Sales, Customer Service and/or Operations, on behalf of our customers and ensure competitive quotes are provided.
  • To ensure that Pricing Desk responses to customers are provided accurately within the agreed timeframes (within one working day)
  • Regularly review existing Quotations for House and Sales accounts and renegotiate and/or update as required across all relevant systems/rate sheets.
  • Work with national and regional Trade and Procurement Managers on port-to-port pricing, and the establishment of competitive solutions with Sales.
  • Ensure full utilization of our internal system for recording and generate quotes “Quotation Tool 2.0” (QT).
  • To act as a resource in problem solving and providing guidance for pricing staff, customer service and sales staff in relation to area of expertise and responsibility.
  • To communicate and execute the Seafreight in cooperation with Regional Procurement and Product Development Managers.

Procurement Management

  • Actively support global and regional growth targets.
  • To establish and maintain solid relationships with the Carriers to support commercial position with clients
  • Manage and support local, regional and global tender inquiries and drive strategic rate development with carriers and contractors
  • Manage space allocation for All Trade in order to improve and stabilize yields in otherwise volatile markets
  • To negotiate spot rates on a regular basis
  • Manage the negotiation of credit facilities periodically as required
  • To support the Budget targets to maximize profits and give guidance and instruction to Operations teams accordingly on a regular basis.

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