Regional Tender Manager, Ocean Product Lead

Full-time Logistics & Supply Chain Singapore Procurement & Tender
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Our client is an up and coming international logistics provider that has secured the right to distribute in Asia-Pacific from Singapore for their FMCG customer.

This role will help support Sector/Customer Managers in winning opportunities by understanding the customers’ current and future objectives and preparing proposals that leverage a series of solutions and capabilities that meet and exceed customer needs through managing internal stakeholders.


THE CHALLENGES

  • Ensure continuous knowledge of current business unit offerings and Best In Class Practices are shared with members of the team.
  • Deliver strategic, customer centered winning proposals ensuring that offers are developed and aligned based on the customer needs and product and service objectives
  • Develop and maintain data resources to support tender responses and commercial requirements
  • Support the Customer Manager during the selling/negotiation process by coordinating the provision of additional specifications of detailed solution documentation
  • Prepare and deliver the ocean product tender responses ensuring these are clear and with realistic goals and objectives involving cross divisional teams
  • Manage key learnings from responses and ensure efficient follow-up actions are implemented. Participate in post mortem reviews
  • Drive responses to successfully meet Customer criteria around, timing, format and quality
  • Support on Regional Ocean Freight Bids by working with regional Counterparts in other regions.
  • Support handover implementation when necessary based on RFQ knowledge
  • Ensure efficient Performance Management. Review and report status of hit rate and on time delivery of projects
  • Provide / coordinate the provision of input into the development of tools that help the RFQ team to improve its efficiency and effectiveness in the response process
  • Act as a coach and functional expert  to the Commercial teams during RFQ, Pre-RFQ and Contract Project Management processes
  • Participate in project related meetings with Customer Teams in order to obtain detailed customer requirements as well as to provide information to deal in a structured way with projects
  • Stimulate/motivate support project tender teams to provide, in time, high quality input to the RFI/RFQ response

WHAT IT TAKES

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in handling tender management for ocean freight product
  • Bachelor Degree/Tertiary Education in related discipline and 3 years experience in the Logistics Industry
  • Strong negotiation, business/proposal writing, presentation, stakeholder management and virtual team management skills


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Employment Agency No            : 11C5794