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Global Freight Manager – Sea Shipments

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  • Location:

    Powiat krakowski

  • Sector:

    Logistics & Customer Services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Contact:

    Glen Urquhart

  • Contact email:

    glen@pod-talent.com

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    19 Apr 00:00

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

​Based out of Krakow, Poland, this brand-new role offers unprecedented opportunity to make a significant impact at an exciting time of transformation.

As Global Freight Manager, you’ll take on the responsibility of centralizing and managing all global inbound and outbound sea-shipping activities (container, bulk and break-bulk), in order to ensure the most reliable and cost-efficient global transport.

This role will see you take the lead on coordinating and running global tenders, working closely with 3PL providers to identify opportunities for improvement and achieve global win-win solutions, in addition to acting as a key stakeholder for Transport related projects within the business.

The Role:

•Centralise the Global Sea Freight (inbound and outbound) activities

•Manage total spend

•Decrease number of 3PL providers to gain volume synergies and drive operational efficiencies

•Executive strategic tenders for door-to-door global Sea shipments (container, bulk and break-bulk)

•Evaluate 3PL suppliers’ activities and identify potential opportunities for improvements

Desired Skills and Experience:

•Previous experience in a similar Global or Regional Logistics and Transport Operational / Procurement role (5+ years) – Ocean Freight experience highly desired

•Strong background in conducting international Logistics tenders, preferably with experience using e-sourcing tendering tools

•Extensive 3PL supplier network worldwide with strong negotiating and influencing skills

•Excellent analytical skills with ability to analyse complex data and interpret facts and figures in effective manner

Benefits/Why this Opportunity:

•Global responsibilities with a very well-established business

•Located near a fantastic city rich in history and culture

•Exciting time of transformation within the business

•Competitive package and benefits

This is a brilliant opportunity for someone to increase their geographical scope, take on a more varied and interesting role at a time of transformation, and make a significant impact in the way of savings and operational efficiencies. We look forward to receiving your application.