Pricing & Procurement Executive_UAE
Savino Del Bene
Pricing & Procurement Executive – UAE
Savino Del Bene, the leading company in the field of international logistics and freight forwarding, is looking for a Pricing & Procurement Executive to join our team in Dubai, UAE.
Reporting to the Supervisor – Procurement Sea & Air, the candidate will play a key role in the timely execution of procurement strategies and support the development of Savino del Bene volumes by obtaining the best Air and Sea carrier propositions for our company and customer’s benefit.
Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Analyze business needs with current and potential customer requirements.
- Develop day-to-day relations with carriers.
- Negotiate with shipping lines and Airlines for the definition of the rates.
- Develop the pricing strategies to secure new business.
- Negotiate with other suppliers to determine prices for different services.
- Maintain contact with foreign agents and branches for negotiating prices of ancillary services at origin and destination;
- Identify alternative solutions to enhance services and processes while ensuring competitive pricing through rate negotiation by desired service specifications and transit time goals.
- Follow defined processes that align with the company management goals.
- Collaborate with the Operational Function for the evaluation of carriers’ performance.
- Analyse and monitor the various services available on the market.
Skills and experience required:
- Prior experience in a freight forwarding company.
- 2+ years of experience in the Procurement department.
- Strong negotiation skills.
- Great communication skills and ability to think quickly.
- Full proficiency in English;
- Teamwork skills;
- Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills;
- Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
The position is based in Dubai, UAE.
At Savino Del Bene you will join one of the world’s leading freight forwarders, focusing on excellence and customization of the services. You will be part of a global team where learning and career opportunities match with a friendly and human-centered environment.
Who we are
Savino Del Bene is a global multinational in logistics and freight forwarding industry, founded in Florence at the beginning of the 20th century. The company has grown and specialized for decades to reach its current position as the first Italian freight forwarder and among the top 20 worldwide, with a global turnover reaching approx. 4,5 billion Euros.
With a network of more than 300 offices in over than 60 countries and 5.300 employees on five continents, the company manages international air transport services, FCL and LCL for maritime transport, and road transport through relationships established with the best companies.
When the client and the conditions require it, customized logistics solutions are provided for any type of merchandise and transport. Upon request, the company offers dedicated logistics solutions for the shipment and distribution of any type of merchandise thanks to our specialization in vertical markets.