Posted: Friday, September 29, 2017 8:09 AM
Job Function: Air Freight
Contract Type: Regular Employment
Job Level: Professional
* Sub:department: Air Freight
* Office Location: Secaucus, NJ
* Travel Required: 25
* Start Date: TBD
The Panalpina Group is one of the worlds leading providers of supply chain solutions, combining its core products of Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and Logistics to deliver globally integrated, tailor:made end:to:end solutions. The Panalpina Group operates a global network with some 500 offices in more than 70 countries, and employs around 16,000 people worldwide.
We are looking to hire a Pricing Agent (Air Freight) to assist/support and represent the District Head of Air Freight / Business Unit Head of Air Freight complimentary to the National Trade Lane Managment with pricing activities to optimize profitability in the profit centers.
* Establish and maintain a working relationship with service providers to ensure best possible pricing opportunities; optimized profits due to permanent review and negotiations; maximizing business / trade lane growth, aligned wtih company policies;
* Support local sales teams as well as overseas BUs wtih pricing, particularly for projects, large spot opportunities and specialty cargo; Ensure cargo steering and allocation management in alignment wtih the pricing options provided; Provide appropriate pricing and market feedback to local organization and respective trade lane managment and functions;
* Ensure conditions are reflected in the relevant systems landscape / rate depositories and processes are established and adhered to, enabling full visibility to the organization;
* Permanently review buying conditions in order to drive the most aggressive pricing to grow volume and optimized profitability.
Decision Making Authority: As determined by Pricing Manager and District Head of Air Freight.
Languages: English; second language preferred.
Skills and requirements:
* Good relationship, negotiation and communication skills (Suppliers, internal stakeholders)
* Strong Airfreight background with very good technical knowledge and pricing knowledge
* Good organizational skills Analytical and conceptual skills
* Strong Computer Skills
• Location: Central Jersey
• Post ID: 46029222 centraljersey