Freight Commodity & Supplier Manager

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Freight Commodity & Supplier Manager to join us for multiple countries responsability including Francophone & Anglophone!
About us

Shipping is complex and online stores need solutions to compete globally. With our technology, you can improve the shipping experience of your customers and deliver a premium service.

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Operating in 10 countries, our passion for getting shipping right means we support our customers every step of the way, making shipping simple and transparent.

Our vision: to facilitate online shipping around the world.

Our mission: helping online stores offer a great delivery experience.

Our values: making our inclusive and proactive company culture our core guide.

  • Earn it - Without trust, we can’t grow. We earn trust from our teammates, customers and partners through hard work and great results. 
  • Do it - Act, accomplish, repeat—that’s how we achieve our shared vision. Our team doesn’t overthink it, we are simply shipping by simply thinking!
  • Live it - We’re at our best when we’re challenged, learning and having fun.

 

Our awesome Supply crew


The Supply team is at the heart of the Packlink business model to make sure we have the best services + transportation & freight rates for our external customers & partners using the packlink platforms. We believe that the Supply team mission is one of the enablers for Packlink vision “to capture online shipping around the world”.

We are starting our journey with a focus on the right offer in 2021, as this is the first step to be able to then dynamically adjust it to the right user at the right time (intelligently supporting our user selection) in 2022.

Within a fast growing organization (+100% YoY in revenue & employees), Packlink Supply department will face strong new challenges to support business growth and will need to integrate new talents into his team!

 

What we are looking for?

We want an enthusiastic, motivated , pragmatic and analytical person to join for multiple countries responsability including Francophone & Anglophone  with the following skill set.

➡️ Are you ready to join our dynamic and fast-paced team? If so, please continue reading!

The skill set
  • 5+ years of proven track records combining overall Category management and transportation/shipping  experience.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Excellent Tableau or Data studio or similar software user. 
  • Experience with contract management functions.
  • Hands-on and can-do attitude, ready to grow with our company and teamwork player. 
  • Comfortable with a high paced, dynamic environment in an international company. 
  • Excellent communication skills and used to work cross-departmentally as well as with external stakeholders.
  • Very High level of French (native) &  English (bilingual). 
  • Very strong negotiator (contract negotiations skills).
  • Financial Aptitude.
  • Data analytics skills; analytical profile with experience in suppliers optimization
  • Domain knowledge.
  • Roll up the sleeves mentality.

It'd be amazing if you also have

  • Experience in a transportation or express freight company.
  • Proactivity and flexibility.
  • Leadership and autonomy.
  • Team working.


What will be your goals?
  • Select appropriate and compliant carriers, building long term partnership via effective carrier management. 
  • Negotiate with service providers to gain the most competitive rates whilst adhering to specific service requirements of the Packlink ‘s customer
  • Measure carrier performance levels against agreed targets taking appropriate proactive action where necessary.
  • Contribute to the company’s competitiveness, bringing, to the Supply Team, global perspectives, market knowledge and innovative solutions , reducing the risks and increasing the cost efficiency in a transparent and sustainable way.
  • Research alternative shipping options and benchmark existing rates to justify current selection and to generate cost saving opportunities


What we offer

- 💸 Clear and transparent compensation plan.
The salary range for this role is up to 40.000€ + 5.000€ variable.

We always include the salary range for all our job offers in order to be clear about our expectations. We will discuss the indicated range with you in the first recruiting call to ensure that we are on the same page. 

- 📙  Personal Training Budget: 
Up to 800€/year training budget (certifications, conferences attendance, etc.) to invest in your professional development. We want to help you improve your technical skills, feel involved in the product community, and develop your soft skills in order to lead teams and manage other stakeholders.

- 🏠 We are a remote-first company
All team members at Packlink are remote employees. After COVID, you can decide if you want to work in the office 2 days a week or 3 days per quarter. It's up to you. We also cover your expenses for working from home (50€ per month/600€ per year).

- 💻 Everything you need to work from home
Whether you prefer Mac, Linux or Windows (or an additional screen or two), we set you up for success when working remotely.

-  🔗 Referral Bonus
We need your support in hiring top-class talent! We offer a referral bonus of 1k-3K, depending on the complexity of the role and the hiring process.

- 🇬🇧 🇪🇸 Free language classes 
Thirsty for knowledge? Learn a new language by joining our free English/Spanish/French classes. In groups of 4-5 people, you can connect and enjoy taking up a new language or improving your current skills with one of our great instructors. 

- 🏐 Health and Wellness
The well-being of our team is super important to us. Choose from different options that help you focus on your health:

  • Gym membership or exercise classes (pilates, kick-boxing, etc.)—we’re happy to cover the cost!
  • If you prefer private health insurance, we offer a great plan courtesy of our partner Sanitas.

- 🎂 Enjoy your Birthday
Take your birthday off to celebrate, or your kid's birthday!

- ⚖️ Great work-life balance
We offer a flexible work schedule and will do our best to adapt to your personal situation. Working in a fast-growth environment can be intense, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t enjoy your free time!

-💜 An inclusive and upbeat work environment
Leave your suit behind... we’re a t-shirt and converse kind of place! More importantly, our company culture promotes diversity and inclusion. The personality and opinions of each of our team members are important and valid, and we aim to offer all employees a safe environment where they can be themselves and thrive. 

- 🌍 A cross-cultural atmosphere
We are a truly international team of 15 nationalities that speak 10 languages. Our company language is English and all internal communication and company-wide meetings are in English. 

-🏟️ Company events
Work hard, play hard! We do our best every day, even at our regular team-building events. Everything is currently remote, but we’re looking forward to organising in-person company events once again in the near future! 

- 💰 Flexible Salary
We work with Cobee on a flexible compensation plan for transport, restaurants and kindergarten so our employees can save on personal income tax.

 

Plus, many more exciting perks! Are you ready for discovering them?

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Madrid

Calle Amaltea, 9
28045 Madrid Directions

Awesome perks for an awesome crew!

  • Free language classes 🇬🇧 🇪🇸

    We are English and Spanish speakers and offer the ability to improve your language skills with classes.

  • Health and Wellness 🏅

    We care about your well-being: gym membership or private health insurance, 100% free.

  • Enjoy your Birthday 🎂

    Take your Birthday day off and celebrate in style!

  • Great work-life balance ⚖️

    We offer a flexible work schedule and the ability to work from home.

Be part of our rocket team

Join the fastest-growing global provider of shipping services and technology. We make shipping’s easy and transparent for people and businesses throughout the world.

Already working at Packlink - Simply Shipping?

Let’s recruit together and find your next colleague.

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