Manager Ocean Procurement - Asia Pacific

Mumbai, Maharashtra / Chennai, Tamil Nadu / Gurgaon, Haryana
Product Management – Sea /
Full-time /
Descriptions of Key Responsibilities/ Tasks:
1.  To maintain and develop optimize relationship with carriers both regional and local level
2. To negotiate with our core carriers for pricing and contracts
3. To file for group and overseas agents on core carriers
4. To promote our service contracts to business partners
5. To handle rate enquiries from cp networks/agents for defined trade lane
6. To handle RFQ/Tender rate enquiry for defined region or trade lane
7. To share market knowledge including SCFI on weekly basis for ocean freight (FEWB)
8. To support origin and destination offices/agents to solve rate filing related issues with carriers at regional level for core carriers
9. To collect and analyze market trends, carriers services and formulate procurement strategies
10. To monitor the performance of the carriers in terms of FCL and strive for service reliability & continuous improvement
11. To monitor POL’s loading commitments for core carriers vs POL’s shipment forecast
12. To plan, direct and meet budgeted targets in service level commitment, process efficiency and cost effectiveness and ensure continuous growth for the company
13. To communicate FIS HQ procurement & Head of Procurement ASPAC about ever changing carrier and market situations
14. To work closely and co-ordinate with FIS HQ & Head of Procurement ASPAC to achieve one team one goal
15. To assist set up the ASPAC Procurement guidelines and procedures in order to cope with the business growth
16. To prepare reports and analysis for ocean freight market trend
17. To streamline current working process to produce efficiency and an aggressive teamwork spirit
18. To prepare ad hoc lifting reports

To take up additional assignments/tasks as required to meet with the Company needs.

Minimum Education /Qualifications/Experience

    • Degree/Diploma holder in Business Administration/Logistics/Purchasing/Operations Management or equivalent with over 6 years management level experiences of the industry.

Special Knowledge

    • Strong communication skills
    • Proficient in computer operation (MS Word and Excel)

Personal Qualification

    • Significant knowledge of ocean carriers
    • Excellent contacts to ocean carriers and maritime service providers
    • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and analytical skills
    • Ability in procurement contract construction
    • Ability to lead and organize
    • Good negotiation and communication skills
    • Commercial mindset
    • Dynamic, proactive, self starter and can do attitude
    • Willing to travel
Company Introduction:
For over 40 years, cargo-partner has flourished in the logistics industry, delivering unparalleled service to our clients worldwide. We have now embarked on another journey and to continue our commitment for excellence, we have now joined the Nippon Express Group which will now underpin all the values we constantly aspire to achieve, now becoming a top 5 global player. As an end to end info logistics provider, we pride ourselves on offering a comprehensive portfolio of air, sea, land transport, and warehousing services.

With a unique focus on information technology and supply chain optimization, we empower businesses to thrive in today's fast-paced world. Join our dynamic team, where innovation meets passion and every voice is valued. Embark on a journey where your skills are nurtured, creativity is celebrated, and together, we take pride in making a difference.

Discover more about our Mission & Vision. Dive into a world of endless opportunities and embark on the cargo-partner journey with us.

cargo-partner is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an environment where all employees feel valued and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other legally protected characteristics. We welcome and encourage applications from all individuals, regardless of background.

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