Freight Pricing Specialist

As the Freight Pricing Specialist, the key mission is to support the business with the overall growth goals, working collaboratively with Key Account Managers, Sales, network partners & Department Managers as well as building a global pricing strategy for the business.

This role is a key role in supporting the long term growth of the business for the company and helping to develop a first class network of partners for our customers.

If you enjoy working in an open and collaborative environment, with a team that happily "go the extra mile" then this role would be idea for you!

Tasks

  • Manage pricing activities and policies across the business i.e. tenders and providing internal selling rates for sales team (dry and perishable cargo / import export / air-sea-road)
  • Manage Partners monthly rates and maintain pricing tool / auto rating in CW
  • Lead the marketing and the communication of the product offering across the business
  • Support with setting the customer margins
  • Identify the market trends, potential and customer needs, expand and explore new market opportunities
  • Work closely across the business with sales, KAM, Supply chain ops and in supporting close off new business deals
  • Commercial SOP ownership and rate maintenance
  • Make recommendations of strategic nature to ensure sustained growth of the services
  • Make sure all customer tariffs are maintained although you may not be the customer owner
  • Undertaking any other duties which may be requested

Requirements

  • Previous experience in the freight forwarding industry is a MUST
  • Understanding of the 'bigger picture’
  • Understanding when to/when not to escalate
  • Providing relevant information to enable effective decision making
  • Able to react quickly whilst maintaining focus and attention to detail
  • Willing to support wider team as needed
  • Ability to identify, develop, and implement improved ways of working
  • Strong planning, organisation, and prioritising skills
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills and the ability to interact effectively with all stakeholders
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, PP & Word and Cargo Wise would be an advantage

Working for this medium sized freight forwarder based Heathrow.  Salary in the region of £28000 to £35000.

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