Senior Procurement Manager (m/f/d)

#the company  
At FreightHub, we are building the backbone of global trade. We are revolutionizing logistics by making it easier, faster, and more cost-efficient to move goods from point A to point B anywhere in the world – via container ships, planes, trucks, and trains. By radically automating processes and designing a superior user experience we make buying and selling goods anywhere on the globe as efficient and easy as never before. If you aim to create impact with your work, solve real-world problems, and digitize a multi-trillion-€ industry that fosters global prosperity, we’d love for you to join FreightHub!

#your profile

  • More than 10 years prior experience in procurement of international transportation services (Sea Freight, Airfreight, Pre-/Oncarriage services) at one of the top 20 Freight Forwarding companies
  • You already have an existing network in the global carrier, airline and/or container haulage scene
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, negotiation and organizational skills
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel locally, nationally and internationally
  • Fluent in German and English, Mandarin, Dutch or French is a plus but not essential.

#your tasks

  • Build a strong working relationship with transportation service providers to support the success of the Supply Chain
  • Understand the business strengths, weaknesses, capabilities and future opportunities of the transportation service providers
  • Ensure a high service level by continuously tracking allocations and service level KPIs of logistics providers
  • Ensure that FreightHub demonstrates innovation and generates opportunities to reduce costs with no adverse effect on service quality
  • Maintain a database of all current and historical rates in line with our partner & carrier on-boarding process to support an automated monitoring
  • Work closely with the FreightHub Sales team to run RFQs for large customers, lend support and provide business insights
  • Build and foster cross divisional relationships to maximise freight procurement opportunities for FreightHub’s global logistics network.

#why us

  • Be part of an international and highly professional young team (Google, The Boston Consulting Group, BMW, DailyDeal etc.) led by serial entrepreneurs
  • Revolutionize a global USD 450bn market
  • We are backed by top notch VC investors (Northzone, Cherry Ventures, Global Founders Capital) plus strategic advisors from the logistics industry and recently raised a USD 20M Series A round​
  • Shape the company with your innovative ideas and solutions
  • Help us change and accelerate worldwide trade.
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