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Country Air Freight Pricing & Procurement Responsible (f/m/d) Germany

Date: 19-Mar-2019

Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Company: Panalpina

Req ID: 157729
Job Function: Air Freight
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-time
Contract Type: Permanent
Job Level: Professional
We are looking to hire a Country Air Freight Pricing & Procurement Responsible (f/m/d) Germany for our office in Frankfurt/Moerfelden to the next possible start date.


"Purchasing is the profit" describes this position to the point. If you follow this motto, you are the perfect person for this job. In this position, you tactically negotiate Air Freight rates for our German organization and see yourself as an internal service provider for our branches. The following tasks describe your job in detail:

• Execute the Air Freight pricing and development strategy

• Provide pricing to Tender Management in the needed quality and within the given timelines

• Guide local sales and product in pricing related activities and support with pricing related market information

• Define trade lane related strategies together with Marketing & Sales in compliance with country targets and market trends

• Direct sales support in client visits

• Analyze various data directories and key figures (cargo flows/cargo mix/consolidation benefit/GP)

• Coordinate data gathering, develop objectives and action plans with the Regional Trade Lane Managers

• Manage Air Freight data & rate structure (ITP, MSR, NAR, Surcharges, volume/tonnage, trend analyzes etc.)

• Handle and offer collect requests from foreign Panalpina units or agents


• Bachelor's degree in Business Administration/Economics/Logistics or apprenticeship in freight forwarding with experience

• Minimum 3-5 years of professional experience in a global forwarding/logistics company

• Operational Air Freight experience either on forwarder or on airline perspective and proven Air Freight procurement experience

• Deep knowledge of price mechanisms and forwarding cost calculations and overall understanding of business processes

• Very good sales and negotiation skills as well as project management skills

• Ability to engage on various levels and develop relationships with internal/external customers

• Good knowledge of MS Office (primarily MS Excel), knowledge of transport management systems is mandatory

• Fluent English and German skills (written and spoken) as well as the willingness to travel

Specifics for Job/Environment

• Interesting and challenging task in an international environment and a defined responsibility

• Personal development and flat decision-making levels

• Contribution and space to turn new and own ideas into reality

• Attractive salary plus company pension scheme

Are you ready? We are looking forward to receive your complete application including information on your notice period and salary expectation.


If you wish to learn more about this opportunity, please contact:

Human Resources Germany

Lisa Wiemann

+49(0)6105 937 -539

Persons with a severe disability are invited to apply.

The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions, combining its core products of Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and Logistics to deliver globally integrated, tailor-made end-to-end solutions. The Panalpina Group operates a global network with some 500 offices in more than 70 countries and employs around 14.000 people worldwide who deliver a comprehensive service to the highest quality standards – wherever and whenever.