Are you a motivated, organized person seeking a exciting and rewarding opening in a fast-paced environment? Would you enjoy being part of a committed team that works together to create a relevant, important difference in the lives of our customers and employees? If you're looking for change, and you're ready to make changes … we're looking for you.
At DHL our business is logistics, but people are our passion. With over 500,000 team members in 220 countries, we attract and retain great talent. We are one of the most innovative, most culturally diverse companies on the planet. We provide unmatched opportunities for personal and professional development. We really are a, “Best Place to Work.”
If this sounds like a team you'd like to join … keep reading.
We make promises to our customers, and we'll make promises to you too.
As a Freight Procurement Manager you will be tasked with working closely with Customer' Operations and GBS to secure the most suitable, cost effective method of operation and service provider for each country, region, lane and mode of transport. You will be required to research alternative freight options to generate cost saving opportunities. Having ownership of the carrier strategy for the contract – Short, medium and long term goal. As the Freight Procurement Manager you will run different sourcing activities in line with the account sourcing strategy and negotiate with service providers to gain the most competitive rates whilst adhering to specific service requirements of the customer's operations.
Further tasks include the responsibility for carrier's contract negotiation ensuring all carriers recommended to the customer have agreed to the terms and conditions, with full contractual documentation set, agreed, signed and recorded as per the customer's processes. Furthermore, you will pro-actively seek innovative solutions and methods of freight procurement, delivering on contractual cost downs commitments and delivery of the customer's future solutions roadmaps.
The key responsibilities in this role include:
You won't find another job like the one you'll find with DHL Supply Chain.
Now, here's what we need from you:
What will you get in return?
As a part of a growing DHL population you will receive access to a variety of our excellent benefits which could include; 25 days holiday, pension scheme, medical cover, childcare vouchers, retail discounts, flexible working, training, development and secondments opportunities and MANY MORE.