Head of Seafreight

Ridderkerk Vast dienstverband

Toegevoegd 24/06/2022

  • Are you an expert in sea freight management?
  • Do you have experience in sea freight procurement, sales and operations?

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Our client is a major freight forwarding company. It provides air and sea freight forwarding, customs brokerage, and warehouse inventory management services.


  • The point of contact for sea freight in the country.
    • For both Sales, Operations, Procurement, and our Regional Headquarters.
  • Enacting/Enforcing/Executing the regional strategy on sea freight in the country.
  • Taking care of, supporting and guiding negotiations on a local level.
    • Either for Local Opportunities, Regional RFQs or RFQs for Corporate Accounts.
  • Manage supplier relationships, at the local level to optimize at the most favorable purchasing terms.
  • Assist in the development, measurement and monitoring of KPI's for the supplier agreements
  • Analyzing data in the market such as: Large complex data from many sources
  • Develop and maintain market knowledge through relationships to assist internal key stakeholders to problem solve, identify opportunities or issues in the market
  • Keeping internal systems up to date.
  • Identify opportunities for the country and launch products together with European HQ.
  • Report to regional HQ on local market circumstances
  • Close cooperation with Branch and Benelux management to enhance customer experience and service delivery.
  • Proactively participate in customer visits/meetings as needed and in conjunction with sales.
  • Financial Excellence & Development


  • University degree, Supply Chain, Logistics or Purchasing or similar
  • Experience working in a logistics company is an advantage
  • Commercial acumen
  • Dutch and English to a proficient level both spoken and written
  • Proficient in all Microsoft programs, but especially in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Working hours are 40 per week
  • Required to travel within the region as requested (Approx. 10% annually) both by Car and Air
  • Workplace: Ridderkerk


  • Competitive salary
  • Company car
  • Flexible working
  • Room to grow and challenge yourself
  • Good pension scheme
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Procurement & Supply Chain
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Transport / Distribution Management
Transport & Distribution
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