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Logistics Procurement Manager

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Logistics Procurement Manager

Job Type : Full-Time
Education Requirement : Bachelor Degree
Skills : English (Fluent)  Management  procurement  logistics 
Experience : 5 to 7 years
Work Days : Monday To Friday
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About the Position

Reporting to the Chief Business Officer (CBO) and Chief Operating Officer (COO) the Logistics

Procurement Manager will directly manage and develop the Procurement Team.

The role is mainly responsible for the collection, assessment and comparison of supply chain costs including transport, customs clearance, warehousing for company clients.

The role will be responsible for handling quotations (RFQs) including tenders, renewal of client contracts and ad-hoc pricing. The team is expected to expand in the next six months, and therefore the PM will work closely with the CBO and COO in the planning, development and hiring of that team.

The PM will be an independent-thinking and driven individual, with an enthusiasm for working in an entrepreneurial environment in a role that requires integrity, trust, transparency and a solid understanding of procurement processes and price comparison analysis. The role also requires excellent communication skills both internally and externally and the ability develop and manage a new department in a company.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The work and role of the PM includes but is not limited to the following:
  • Overseeing the day-to-day management of the Procurement Department
  • Analyses existing approaches to current pricing processes by working closely with the CBO,
  • COO and Business Analysis Team
  • Makes changes to current processes where appropriate that will improve overall pricing procurement pricing efficiency
  • Develops a KPI system with CBO and COO for turnaround or RFQs and Tenders
  • Plans, organize and leads the bid solicitation process including drafting and issuing of RFQs, and Tenders for vendors and fleet suppliers
  • Develops a tender process with vendors and fleet suppliers for client RFQs, tenders and contracts
  • Ensures transparent and competitive procurements that are conducted and properly documented
  • Develops bid evaluation criteria and ensures the integrity of a competitive process.
  • Facilitates bidder debriefings where necessary and exercises appropriate judgment and tact while ensuring to protect confidential information.
  • Works closely with CBO to plan, assess and deliver best pricing strategies for procuring new business with a view to meeting company revenue and margin targets over the short and long term
  • Carries out assessment and comparisons of vendor prices in line with current market trends and reports back on those to Senior Management
  • Implements a monitoring system that ensures logistic costs are in line with local and current market prices across the country
  • Assists the COO and CBO with the identification, recruitment and onboarding of new vendors and fleet suppliers across the country and in line with company strategy
  • Monitors vendor and fleet supplier performance with Quality Assurance Manager to ensure client KPIs and SOPs are met to agreed standards
  • Gives feedback to COO, CBO and Quality Assurance Manager when there is a break down in vendor and fleet supplier performance that falls below company standards, client SOPs and KPIs
  • Analyses and reports to CBO and COO any potential market changes and developments in pricing and vendor supply capacity
  • Compiles regular reports for the CBO and COO to ensure pricing and collection of prices are being done in a timely manner to meet BD and client turnaround deadlines
  • Develops a reporting system for breakdown of costs vendor transportation services into segments of fuel, tolls, fixed costs, deprecation, R&M to better understand transport pricing for future negotiation with suppliers and clients
  • Assists COO to find best labour and transloading costs throughout the country and ensure they are of a standard that meet’s clients SOPs
  • Negotiates with fleet suppliers to try and meet desired target prices of BD Team and clients
  • Maintains and manages procurement files including all relevant documentation
  • Maintains all the relevant information concerning the organization’s suppliers including historical pricing and performance
  • Monitors and reports Procurement Teams KPI’s to Senior Management and HR on a regular basis
  • Holds and leads regular Team Meetings and workshop discussions as necessary and takes part and contributes to Head of Department (HoD) meetings
  • Assists COO, CBO, BD Management to form strategic partnerships with vendors and clients to leverage pricing and develop primary business relationships

Education and Experience

  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in the logistics sector in Myanmar preferably with inland road transportation knowledge
  • Minimum 3 years procurement experience preferably in the logistics sector and supply chain
  • Minimum 2 years management experience, preferably in the logistics sector or supply chain
  • Related degree in supply chain or business

Skills and Competencies

  • Deep understanding of all major industry sectors in Myanmar and their overall logistics needs and requirements
  • Proven track record in carrying out the procurement of pricing within the supply chain and logistics market including transportation, customs clearance and warehousing
  • Proven procurement experience with MNCs, Myanmar Companies and SMEs
  • Proven skills in price comparison and analysis of price procurement
  • Ability to develop and implement new procurement processes
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Acts with integrity, trustworthiness and transparency
  • Sound organizational skills including timely and detailed reporting abilities
  • Excellent time management and calendar planning
  • Fluent English both written and verbal
  • High level of competency in MS office, PowerPoint, Excel and other relevant applications for position

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