VP Global Procurement (m/w/d)

#thecompany
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 more efficient and easy than ever before. If you aim to create impact with your work, solve real-world problems, and digitalize a multi-trillion-€ industry that fosters global prosperity, we’d love you to join FreightHub!

#YourProfile

  • extensive experience in freight forwarding in a mid-sized / industry leading logistics company (Country Manager, MD, Head of Ocean & Air)
  • deep understanding of the whole logistics chain (ocean freight, air freight, warehousing, etc.)
  • ideally a consisting network of reputable logistics partners, airlines and ocean carriers
  • excellent communicative and organizational skills and strong interpersonal competences
  • prior experience of building, developing and mentoring high-performing teams
  • flexibility and high willingness for local, national and international travels
  • business fluent in german and english, mandarin is a plus

#YourTasks

  • scaling up the procurement department, bringing our sea freight and air freight service to the next level
  • leading the logistics product team, building and maintaining FreightHub’s logistics services
  • development and management of binding relationships with logistics partners, airlines and ocean carriers
  • provision of competitive prices and international contacts for sales and the operative business
  • continuous development and optimization of our price strategy
  • ensuring the continuous growth and the acquisition of a larger customer base
  • identification of inefficient processes while aiming to forward a constant improvement

#WhyUs

  • Be part of an international and highly professional young team (Google, BMW, DailyDeal etc.) led by serial entrepreneurs
  • Revolutionize a global $450bn market
  • We are backed by top notch VC investors (Northzone, Cherry Ventures, Global Founders Capital) plus strategic advisors from the logistic industry and recently raised a USD 20M Series A round
  • Shape the company with your innovative ideas and solutions
  • Help us to change and accelerate worldwide trade
#culture
Check out our video to see what it is like to work at FreightHub: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4A7kaUaN4w