JOB TITLE: Ocean Procurement Manager


Industry : Commercial & Finance Job Location : Felixstowe
Job Reference : 10811AH Job Category : Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 19/06/2014
 
Salary & Benefits : competitive
 
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 Manager Location:Felixstowe Salary:competitive plus excellent benefits package The Role Bluefire Consulting are recruiting for an Ocean Procurement Manager to drive commercial strategy and develop relationships with carriers for a large freight forwarding company based in Felixstowe.


Job Description

Job Title:Ocean Procurement Manager
Location:Felixstowe
Salary:competitive plus excellent benefits package

The Role
Bluefire Consulting are recruiting for an Ocean Procurement Manager to drive commercial strategy and develop relationships with carriers for a large freight forwarding company based in Felixstowe. Reporting to the Ocean Product Manager main duties of the role will include:
*building market and product knowledge to ensure current strategies and communications are commercially relevant
*developing excellent relationships with carriers, direct hauliers and rail suppliers
*conducting supplier review meetings
*securing the necessary rates and space agreements with carriers
*coaching and managing a team of five Ocean Procurement Coordinators

The Candidate
As a successful Ocean Procurement Manager you must be able to demonstrate previous line management experience within a shipping organisation and a strong knowledge of deep sea ocean freight and UK controlled import, export and cross trade markets. Additionally you must be confident negotiating prices and SLAs and overseeing supplier relationships.

The Ocean Procurement Manager position will require you to have good IT skills including the MS suite and a broad knowledge of ocean transportation.

Owing to the nature of the position a full, UK driving licence is essential.

The Client
Our client is a UK based freight forwarding organisation which has been established for over 100 years and pride themselves on providing an efficient, tailored service to their clients. Continually looking to develop their commercial operations they believe in continually developing staff and policies to consistently deliver on SLAs.

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

Reference: 108011AH


Job Keywords

shipping logistics distrubition SLA operations freight forwarding ocean manager carrier hauliers



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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