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Procurement Manager

Eurogate Logistics Ltd, a family owned international transportation & logistics forwarding company based in London with branch offices in UK, PL, HU, CZ, NL & RUS, has decided to improve its procurement methods and procedures in the UK and establish a new role of Procurement Manager in our Leeds office, who will become instrumental in optimizing and strengthening sourcing, relationships, performance and risk management of the carriers.

Location
Leeds, United Kingdom
Closing date
Mar 13, 2020
The person

The person

  • Good organizing skills
  • Motivation
  • Independent work
  • Energetic, flexible, heavy-duty personality
  • Precise, precise work
  • Customer focus
  • Works well in a team
  • Open, relaxed personality
The job

The job

  • Own all Full Truck Load (FTL) procurement-related activities for Eurogate offices in London, Leeds and Glasgow
  • Work closely with Logistics Operations and Sales to support their goals and initiatives from procurement perspective, i.e. capacity, commercial terms, service quality assurance, etc.
  • Analyze historical data and freight pay data to verify changes, anomalies or new opportunities within the network
  • Improve supplier qualification, compliance, risk and claims management practices
  • Optimize and consolidate existing carrier portfolio; segment, rationalize and develop a diverse carrier base
  • Create, manage, update and maintain rate database and rate schedules; benchmark rates for new lanes
  • Conduct carrier bids, analyze rates and carrier selections; make decisions on awards while remaining compliant with the overall sourcing strategy and business needs of every individual Eurogate location
  • Onboard new carriers to the customer network
  • Develop visible carrier KPIs and overall performance dashboard
  • Develop and manage carrier relationships, performance and problem solving
The skills

The skills

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5 years of combined experience in carrier procurement and logistics/operations
  • Solid understanding of international transportation carrier contracts; cost and rate structure; insurance requirements and claims management
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Availability to travel 5-10% of the time
  • Self-motivated and able to work well with minimal supervision
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and analytical skills
  • Multi-lingual (Polish preferable)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines in a rapidly changing environment
Our offer

The offer

  • Competitive, income
  • Performance-dependent annual bonus with quarterly pay-outs
  • Cellular phone
  • Modern, motivating work environment
  • A dynamically growing international company
  • 30 years professional background
  • Young energetic team

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced stricter controls and measures on how we work and
live, including the freight industry.

Keeping freight moving is essential for the economy. Consequently, Eurogate Logistics
continue to work tirelessly in order to do our part to maintain this vital service.

Most of our staff are now working from home in accordance with healthcare guidelines with a
skeleton staff ensuring the office phones are still manned. The easiest way to contact us is
via email, enabling us to serve you in this difficult time.

We maintain constant contact with our freight partners to keep up to date with availability
and delivery status and can therefore keep you updated with any issues that arise. Transit
times could also be affected due to increased border checks, so we ask for your
understanding and patience.

If you are unsure of who best to contact with your enquiry, please email your local office:
Eurogate Network