Head of Ocean Pricing

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Head of Ocean Pricing


Entry date: January 1, 2021 Job No.: 79418
  • DB Schenker Global Business Services Europe
  • Bucharest
  • Ocean Freight
  • Full Time (Duration: Permanent)
  • from Jan 1, 2021
  • Application deadline: Open

Leads the Ocean Pricing Service Center in alignment / co-operation with the Head of Global Pricing Air and Ocean;
Supports IT related implementations in alignment with the respective project leads;
Ensures and supervises proper training of new team members;
Reviews pricing received from the regions / countries to secure competitive submissions to the customers;
Drives and implements changes to improve quality and secure continuous improvement on success ratio;
Prepares and participates in regular, global alignment calls;
Consults with GOF (Global Ocean Freight) for final pricing decisions;
Supports and participates in customer face-to-face meetings;
Ensures and monitors KPI fulfillments;
Maintains and updates Global Ocean Freight Tariffs;
Workload and resource planning in collaboration with the respective supervisors;
Secures implementation of standards and standard procedures;
Consulted in regards to ocean pricing issues in and between the regions / countries (to secure the most competitive pricing/offer is being submitted to the customer), and in regards to communication & process flow reg. Global Ocean Pricing related issues;

Knowledge and understanding of international logistics operations across multiple modes;
Customer and forwarding skills experience with a minimum 8 years of job experience covering air, sea and/or land transport, international exposure and high affinity for provision of services, predominantly sales orientated;
Customer oriented attitude / Key Account interaction experience and negotiation skill;
Willing to travel overseas for training and/or review meetings;
Exceptional relationship management, communication skills, budgeting, organizing, staffing, controlling and problem-solving;
Ability to handle pressure and achieve targeted results;
Ability to work in a cross-functional, matrix and virtual environment;
Efficient communication skills, both written and verbal;
Fluent spoken and written English (business and presentation fluent);
Experienced in MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook etc.);

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