Jobs you'll love.

There is always room for talent at one of our portfolio companies.
Dutch Founders Fund
Dutch Founders Fund

Ocean Freight Procurement Manager | Rotterdam Office



Rotterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Job description

Job purpose

You manage Shypple’s Ocean Freight tradelanes.

You develop effective partnerships with carriers and subcontractors to ensure growth, cost-effective procurement and quality standards.

You have strong commercial relationships with shippers and carriers to retain, grow and win business and tenders.

You execute Shypple’s procurement strategy in a high-growth international environment and drive the company's commercial growth with data-driven and effective pricing strategies.

Critical results

  • Execute Shypple’s procurement strategy

  • Achieve your volume and margin goals with our commercial and operational teams

  • Strong carrier relationships to enable our growth with competitive rates and required allocation

  • Retain business and win tenders on key accounts with our commercial team

  • Strong performance management of a network of logistical partners


  • Grow your tradelanes at high growth rates with competitive margins

  • Procure competitive market rates and manage allocations

  • Develop and maintain relations with carriers and partners to ensure growth, cost-effective procurement and quality standards

  • Monitor and evaluate supplier performance to ensure contractual obligations and service level agreements are met

  • Win key customers through effective tenders and RFQs

  • Retain customers, win new business, and negotiate with key accounts together with sales and account management.

  • Collaborate with internal teams and external partners to develop and implement end-to-end logistics solutions for clients.

  • Develop effective pricing tactics

  • Develop and maintain key performance indicators (KPIs) to track and report on the efficiency and effectiveness of procurement operations.

  • Understand our specific vertical and country requirements and negotiate accordingly