Senior Manager, Procurement (Marine) (51415)

APL Norfolk , VA 23510

Posted 3 months ago

CMA CGM, founded by Jacques R. Saad, is a leading worldwide shipping group. Its 509 vessels call more than 420 ports in the world on all 5 continents. In 2018, they carried 20.71 million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units).

Now headed by Rodolphe Saad, CMA CGM enjoys a continuous growth and keeps innovating to offer its customers new maritime, terrestrial, and logistical solutions.

With a presence in 160 countries and through its 755 agencies network, the Group employs more than 37,000 people worldwide, including 2,400 in its headquarters in Marseilles.

This position will be responsible to:

  • Prepare reference material and cost analysis for development of vendor strategies, vendor service reviews and negotiations.

  • Actively participate in phone, email and in-person communication and negotiation with marine service providers. This communication must be timely and professional.

  • Liaise with various internal departments to ensure common efforts to address issues and promote lowest possible cost and best service.

  • These departments include, but are not limited to, Cost Control, Port Operations, Logistics, Trade, and Sales.

  • Assist to develop and set vendor strategies for the team, lead negotiations when assigned, and assist to prioritize and direct team staff efforts.

  • Promote cost savings initiatives and keep supporting measurements. Prepare reports for management.

  • Maintain timely and accurate records of efforts and actions, and organize focus to ensure contract terms, incentives and expirations are monitored and leveraged to CMA Group benefit.

  • Work closely with Marseille Procurement, CCA legal and others to publish rate/contract documents, interpret contract application, and actively resolve open items and disputes.

  • Build strong working relationships both internally and with key suppliers, VSA partners and industry professionals.

  • Miscellaneous related duties or projects as assigned.

Skill Sets / Education & Experience

Requirements:
  • High Diploma required

  • Minimum of 6 years work experience with 4 years industry experience required.

  • Procurement, negotiation and cost management experience.

  • Experience developing or interpreting contracts.

  • Familiarity with Marine vendor invoices.

  • Staff management experience required.

  • Firm understanding of terminology related to Terminal and Port Operations.

  • Well-developed knowledge of Terminal, Port, and Intermodal Operations

  • Staff management experience preferred

  • Procurement experience preferred

  • Familiarity with marine and terminal contracts preferred

  • Strong written language skills

  • Confident presentation of self for in-person meetings and negotiations.

  • Require proficiency of Excel for creation and manipulation of Excel spreadsheets including formulas and pivot tables.

  • Require knowledge of Word and PowerPoint software.

  • Require self-driven individual who can work unsupervised for portions of a day or week.

  • Must have ability to shift quickly from topic to topic and prioritize work based on deadlines and level of urgency.

  • Must be able to investigate and analyze an issue to determine correct course of action

  • Demonstrated skills in vendor negotiations

Come along on CMA CGM's adventure

CMA CGM (America) LLC is committed to equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected classification.

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Senior Manager, Procurement (Marine) (51415)

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