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Procurement coordinator - Coordenador de Compras

  • Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Job description

The Role

As a Procurement Coordinator, you will be responsible for sourcing, negotiating and managing contracts with logistics services providers (i.e. ocean freight, rail, trucking, maintenance & repair, cleaning, storage) to support our business across Americas. You will be assigned to specific categories and geographic regions, but to be part of our team you must be a generalist and hands-on, ready to take over different categories according to the business needs and market conditions.

You secure existing and future needed capacity against the lowest integral supply chain costs, and working pro-actively towards sustainable results with the suppliers embedding high safety, quality and operational performance.

Procurement activities are mostly developed on tactical (up to one year) and operational levels (daily), so this professional must be able to handle urgencies without losing sight of medium-term objectives.

Job requirements

Your main areas of responsibilities are:

Contract Negotiation & Supplier network

Identify and evaluate potential logistics services providers
Lead, drive and execute negotiations with service suppliers, on both contract and spot basis
Build and maintain long-term win-win relationships with suppliers
Be the escalation point to resolve service issues with logistics suppliers when necessary.
Monitor supplier performance and address any issues or concerns

Project Management & Process Improvement

Collaborate closely with internal stakeholders to ensure adherence of services to business needs
Lead procurement projects in order to deliver process improvements and saving opportunities, challenge the status quo.

Contract Management & Administration

Actively manage and control contracts, SLA’s and other relevant documents.
Take care of the administrative procurement processes and registration of contract data in the Transport Management System (Transfusion).
Ensure compliance with local regulations and Den Hartogh standards

Analysis & reporting

Provide analysis of the market developments and trends.
Analyze and compare costs from different logistics vendors
Calculate, track and report the results of negotiations

Requirements for the position:

Bachelor’s degree
Fluency in English, Spanish is a plus
Proven experience with pricing / cost structure of logistics services (services, terms, surcharges, main players in each market)
Negotiation and contract management skills.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities. Excel is a must, Power BI is a plus
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Our office in located in Barra da Tijuca/Jacarepaguá neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro next to Shopping Metropolitano.

Please apply and do the tests via portal:

The English and Logical Tests are compulsory for your application to be considered.

  • Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


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