JOB TITLE: Ocean Procurement Coordinator


Industry : Commercial & Finance Job Location : Felixstowe
Job Reference : 11808JB Job Category : Purchasing and Procurement
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 28/08/2015
 
Salary & Benefits : Competetive salary + beefits
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Job Title: Ocean Procurement Coordinator Location: Felixstowe Salary: Competitive basic + bonus + pension + healthcare + dental cover + childcare The Role Bluefire Consulting are looking to recruit a knowledgeable Ocean Procurement Coordinator to assist in the development of the UK and Ireland Ocean strategy apart of a global freight forwarder. Working out of their busy Felixstowe head office, reporting into the Ocean Procurement Manager.


Job Description

Job Title: Ocean Procurement Coordinator
Location: Felixstowe
Salary: Competitive basic + bonus + pension + healthcare + dental cover + childcare

The Role

Bluefire Consulting are looking to recruit a knowledgeable Ocean Procurement Coordinator to assist in the development of the UK and Ireland Ocean strategy apart of a global freight forwarder. Working out of their busy Felixstowe head office, reporting into the Ocean Procurement Manager, the main duties of the role include:

*Collating information on pricing strategy and providing insight to the Commercial team
*Accompanying the commercial team on client visits to gain a thorough understanding of client needs
*Developing knowledge base within carrier services and representing the Ocean Procurement team in meetings
*Supporting senior managers and providing analytical reports as and when required
*Ensuring negotiated rates are filed correctly and available to relevant staff and stakeholders
*Liaising closely with other teams to ensure their is synergy within the business

The Candidate

The successful Ocean Procurement Coordinator will have an understanding of global container trades an en excellent knowledge base routes, carriers and consortia. You must have an awareness of UK controlled imports and exports and be a strong negotiator. You must be competent in the use of Microsoft packages and posses a board knowledge of ocean transportation.

The Client

Our client is a worldwide market leader in the logistics industry who have been servicing clients for over 100 years providing bespoke solutions. They place a strong emphasis on self-development and providing a high quality service.

The Package

Competitive basic plus performance related bonus
Health and dental insurance, pension scheme and child care vouchers included.


Bluefire Consulting Ltd is a recruitment agency working on behalf of our client.
Reference: 11808


Job Keywords

Ocean Procurement Coordinator; purchasing; procurement; ocean product management; shipping; logistics; freight forwarding; freight forwarder; felixstowe; ipswich; suffolk



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Purchasing and Procurement recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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