Turkey – Pricing Specialist

Come work as a Pricing Specialist at a growing company that offers exceptional benefits with opportunities to advance and learn alongside accomplished colleagues and business leaders!

 

To support the organization of Atlantic Forwarding group within our operations business unit, we are looking for a

Pricing Specialist

Work place: Istanbul or Izmir, Turkey
Position: Full-time

This role provides and delivers professional, helpful and high-quality insight information of market price and the best carrier option, based on their costing and services (include space and equipment review). It is a supportive role, where procedures are pretty essential in encouraging responsiveness to our daily operation needs and finding methods to support the achievement of commercial goals. Further, this role aims to win and maintain relationship with all of primary carriers, manages local negotiation and offers the right solution.

What You Will Do:

  • Provide market evaluation on a regular basis, to lead and guide commercial team in optimizing the business opportunity. This is to ensure evaluations accurate and comprehensive procurement on pricing for all trades; both from network and local negotiation, including space, equipment and customer feedback (on pricing).
  • Collaborate with all stakeholders to gather the customer feedback and summarize the input into the report.
  • Manage local relationship with shipping lines, including initiating for local negotiation and supporting/bridging for any services issues with the carrier.
  • Properly and correctly follow the internal guidelines in relate with the procurement process as well as approval and coordinate closely with the BDM for support and approval.
  • Constantly review working process with carriers to ensure best practice, but also that charged fees are in line with competitors.
  • Always meet compliance to regulations. This includes internal policies and procedures such as operational process standards (OPS) and external government regulations or customer’s policies and requirements.
  • Work daily as the key focal point for supporting the sales in securing the business opportunities with the maximum win rate ratio.
  • Create and distribute marketing material in collaboration with the communications team and assist in business development / product events / campaigns.

What You Will Bring:

  • Vocational education either as commercial clerk in a logistics/freight forwarding/transportation company or freight forwarding clerk, successfully completed. Associate’s degree in business administration or related topic would be beneficial.
  • Any further education with specialization in freight forwarding is beneficial.
  • At least 2 year’s work experience in procurement and pricing, preferred within the freight forwarding industry in an international environment.
  • Expert in forwarder products.
  • Business level fluent in both languages English and Turkish are a  must.
  • Sound in MS Office skills (O365), especially Excel and Word used to track customer call data and craft weekly reports efficiently.
  • Excellent analytical and methodical skills to demonstrate an understanding of basic finance.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • High level on patience to maintain professionalism at all times.
  • Team player, open and positive mind-set with a hands-on as well as do-er work mentality.

Why You Should Apply:

Dynamic, challenging and exciting work environment • Interaction with international and passionate colleagues • Workplace in a modern office, close to public transportation • Opportunity to develop and have a notable impact to the growth of Atlantic Forwarding group.

What Your Next Steps Shall Be:

If you are interested, take the chance and send your CV in English to our HR. Our HR enjoys also reading a motivation letter in English and a picture on your CV. Please mention in the email subject field of your job application [Turkey – Pricing Specialist]. Thank you.

Who You May Contact:

Ms. Berry Baybek
Global Head HR
berry.baybek@bsl.atlanticforwarding.com