National Procurement & Pricing

ADELAIDE (SA) OR Brisbane (QLD)

Do you have an analytical mind and like to keep up with product and service trends? If so,  you are in the right place! Explorate is looking for someone who has experience in building vendor relationships to secure the best price and service, to join our Procurement team.

The role is responsible for Procurement, Pricing and Sales Support for Australia. It includes but is not limited to procurement of Sea Freight, Air Freight and Landside Logistics.

What it’s going to take to wow us and be a success at Explorate:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in freight forwarding with exposure to pricing, quoting and business development
  • Strong ability to achieve results through others with the ability to close on new business opportunities through good knowledge of the freight forwarding industry
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, activities and tasks
  • Well developed analytical skills
  • Excellent communication abilities
  • An ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with a wide range of people and skill sets
  • Highly self motivated and self directed
  • Trustworthy and able to maintain strict confidentiality when required

The position:

  • Procurement and negotiation of sea, air and land costs
  • Create and issues quotes to clients
  • Engage with Shipping Lines, Airlines and Transport companies
  • Build and maintain relationships with suppliers
  • Provide the business with up to date analysis and trends
  • Attend regular supplier review meetings
  • Ensure all pricing is up to date in the database
  • Assist with Tender Management
  • Assist to secure new business
  • Pro actively contribute to policies, procedures and culture
  • Comply with all safe work practices
  • Support the Head of Procurement where required

Interested in joining our team in National Procurement & Pricing?

Reach out to us on hello@explorate.co