Tender Manager (Ocean Freight Americas) – Miami – USA

Key Responsibilities

  • Bid Screening and T&C approvals.
  • Rates collection in interface with countries in the Americas and other regional teams.
  • Sanity Checks for accuracy, compliance and adequacy of rates received from counterparts.
  • The coordination of the country specific rate collection, consolidation of replies, technical narratives, and front end / back end Internal Pricing Template/Customer Pricing Template conversion.
  • Support the Gatekeeper from pre-bid to post bid on nominated OFR opportunities.
  • Ability to work in a complex matrix structure with various stakeholders, business units, functions, and products to achieve business objectives, while delivering a winning solution to our customers.
  • Engagement with product, commercial, customers and management at all levels globally.
  • Recommend optimal solutions to improve service processes, needs and objectives of our customers.
  • Ability to understand and present DGF products and services, focusing on the value proposition DGF has to offer (when required)
  • Comfort level in presenting and attending face to face meetings with our commercial team & gate keeper to ensure DGF’s proposal is presented intelligently, accurately, and competitively.
  • Ensure continuous improvement by implementing First Choice, Station Improvements, and adherence to quality policies.
  • Produce weekly, monthly reports and other ad-hoc reports as maybe required by management.

Skills / Requirements

  • 5-10 years logistics industry experience preferred.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of Ocean Freight forwarding business and understanding of supply chain logistics.
  • Proficient understanding of Ocean Freight product offering.
  • Strong project management skills paired with pro-active behavior to stay on top of multiple deadlines for multiple bids in parallel.
  • Good communication skills to properly engage with various country OCCs.
  • Proven ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Mature judgment and decision-making skills and abilities.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel.
  • Must be able to adapt quickly to ongoing demands (RFQ volume, customer expectations, etc.)
  • High sense of urgency; able to work and stay focused under pressure.
  • Must have the ability to prioritize.

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