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Sea Logistics National Pricing Analyst

Company: Kuehne Nagel
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Are you thinking about improving your career development and your professional growth? We invite you to join one of the most successful international logistics organizations here at Kuehne+Nagel. Our Jersey City branch is looking for a new Sea Logistics National Pricing Analyst to join their Sea Logistics team.

Your Role

As a National Pricing Analyst, you will be part of the sea logistics pricing team responsible for pricing guidance to regional pricing teams and for managing the corporate response to long-term, global RFQs with the goal of maximizing success rate and yield on U.S. trade lanes. You will work in a diverse, dynamic environment to develop and implement pricing strategy for one of the largest freight forwarders. You will have the opportunity to digest market data and test pricing theories to provide win-win pricing to our customers. You will partner will a variety of stakeholders within the North American Trade Management team, as well as with global teams from Asia to Europe, to win in the market and achieve sustainable growth.

Your Responsibilities

  • Take part in commercial decision making for the development of the tender strategy
  • Manage the technical aspect of the tender process for key global accounts
  • Formulate timeline and drive completion of tenders and global bids
  • Identify gaps in information and support problem solving throughout the RFQ process
  • Calculate and analyze total spend, gross and net profit to determine supply chain financial sustainability
  • Take part in commercial decision making for no/no-go strategy
  • Post-mortem should RFQ result in failure
  • Analyze Sea freight market trends to make rate decisions within the overall growth framework
  • Manage and update pricing and contracts for existing and new customers
  • Negotiate buying conditions with carrier vendors
  • Execute the pricing strategy as identified by Trade Management
  • Handle multiple priorities and establish liaison between external and internal key stakeholders
  • Take part in market discussions (supply and demand, pricing, policies effect on key players in the industry, etc.) by
  • attending and leading weekly carrier meetings
  • Negotiate rates with ocean carrier to ensure coverage of new and existing business
  • Create solutions that reduce costs and improve tender successful ratio.
  • Develop and utilize software solutions to audit and normalize data used for analysis
  • Discover patterns found in mixed data streams
  • Build data visualization dashboards to help make supply chain decisions

    Your Skills and Experiences

    • Bachelor's degree in economics, business administration, supply chain management or related field
    • 1-3 years of relevant work experience
    • Experience with data analytics tools, such as Tableau
    • Knowledge of geographic and seasonal trends in the ocean freight industry
    • Exceptional Excel and data management skills
    • Strong written and verbal communication
    • 1+ years of experience working in the ocean freight industry at an ocean carrier or freight forwarder preferred.
    • Experience with programming languages, such as VBA, SQL and/or Python preferred.
    • Global experiences and cultural agility working with international colleagues and offices preferred.
    • Experiences consulting high profile clients and internal/external stakeholders preferred.
    • Passionate about using technology, innovation and analytics for process improvement preferred.
    • Ability to direct and lead interaction with strategic partners and customers to grow business preferred.

      Good Reasons to Join

      We offer a great compensation package, medical, dental, and retirement benefits package, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, excellent training programs and a dynamic global work environment.

Keywords: Kuehne Nagel, Jersey City , Sea Logistics National Pricing Analyst, Professions , Jersey City, New Jersey

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