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National Procurement Specialist | Freight Forwarding

  • Drive and manage rate negotiations with shipping lines
  • Provide succinct intel to internal stakeholders
  • Previous experience in a Freight Forwarder required

Sydney - Ref. JO-2206-3251

Your new employer is one of Australia’s most professional and successful privately owned International Freight Forwarders. With a diverse portfolio of business units this organisation has the diversity and strengths that will ensure a stable, dynamic and prosperous future.

Due to growth in the business they are looking to appoint a skilled and effective Procurement Manager. This position will focus (but not limited to) the Import Oceanfreight product which will require the successful individual to possess strengths such as forging carrier relationships, negotiating & maintaining rates and communicating effectively internally.

Key focus areas of the role are:

·        Assist with tender management for any existing clients

·        Negotiate ocean rates including FAK, corporate accounts and existing client base

·        Drive relationships and meetings with Shipping Lines and Co-Loaders to discuss rates and strategic plans in conjunction with the Procurement plan.

·        Provide advice where required to the Internal and external sales team on what Carriers utilisation

·        Be an escalation point for any issues relating to shipping line services

·        Ensure internal stakeholders have updated forecast of orders to ensure that the procurement team have the right tools to procure the right rates

The successful candidate will have:

·        Transferrable experience within a Freight Forwarder

·        Ability to lead and drive this function within the business on a national basis

·        Ability and knowledge to negotiate with shipping and airlines as required

·        Good interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills.

·        Effective communication and presentation skills


This is a great opportunity for someone to take a step up in their career and join a highly successful


Salary: $90,000 + Super (flexible pending experience)

Location: CBD

Hybrid WFH Policy in Place


To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below.

Alternatively, please contact Nicole Reynolds on 0459 100 306 for a confidential discussion

PATH4 Logistics has vacancies in a wide variety of roles in the Forwarding, Customs and Logistics industries. Feel free to contact us anytime for career guidance consultation.



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