Job Purpose:

To provide guidance to both the business and customers based on a balanced approach. The individual will ensure that the pricing teams have access to market related rates and will provide competitive rates for key opportunities. To regularly update all stakeholders on current/trending market conditions.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Matric Certificate (Grade 12) is essential
  • 5 – 10 years of experience in Sea Logistics and 3 – 5 years of experience in Trade/Route Management
  • Advanced MS Office proficiency (Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint a distinct advantage)
  • Proven ability to prioritize and perform well under pressure
  • Ability to build and retain excellent relationships with all stakeholders
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to actively engage with the team and contribute to strategic discussions

Responsibilities:

  • Build relationships with shipping lines and take ownership of the procurement for the assigned trade lanes
  • Engage with Company’s Trade network and together with the senior management team, collaborate with counterparts on key trade lanes
  • Develop and execute carrier strategies for the assigned trades
  • Actively manage demand with available capacity and communicate challenges to the organization and its clients
  • Keep record of all rates and where applicable, ensure rate repositories are updated and maintained
  • Review requirements for all RFQs and maintain 100% on time submission via the various platforms
  • Consult with the various stakeholders to ensure competitive pricing offers are submitted for key opportunities
  • Provide relevant market information in a prompt and efficient manner and on request from Sales and Customer Care Locations, provide support by engaging with customers on key topics

Kindly be advised that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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