Tender&Solutions Design Analyst
at Agility

Date Posted: 11/30/2019

Job Description

Your future at Agility 

Agility Global Integrated Logistics is one of the world’s top freight forwarders and providers of contract logistics. It offers ocean, air and road freight, warehousing and distribution, and integrated supply chain services in more than 100 countries. GIL and its parent, Agility, are pioneers in emerging markets, and leader and investors in the use of technology to enhance supply chain efficiency. Agility is a publicly traded company with $4.6 billion in annual revenue. 

We are currently looking for a new member to our Business Development team based in Basel, Switzerland: 

Tender&Solution Design Analyst

 

Summary 

Reporting to the Area CCO in the Area West Head Office in Basel, you will manage and lead tender projects of local and regional key account and potential customers. It is a critical role for the organization where you produce responses to Requests for Proposals (RFPs) to win new customers and retain existing business for Agility by providing innovative concepts and solution designs. The Tender Analyst leads cross-functional project teams during the entire project life-cycle, from initial evaluation of an opportunity to final submission. Above all, the Tender Analyst provides timely and insightful business analysis to decision-makers for those business opportunities.

 

Responsibilities 

  • Lead tender opportunities as Project Manager and coordinate with internal stakeholders.
  • Qualify and analyze incoming bid material against corporate Tender Management criteria.
  • Manage and monitor the tender projects according to set time-lines and agreed processes.
  • Coordinate pricing and rate inputs with internal stakeholders and products (Air, Sea, Road, Logistics)
  • Review rates to ensure accuracy, competitiveness and avoiding of errors in pricing.
  • Develop competitive quotation and proposal responses for Agility’s key accounts.
  • Connectional Solution Design with holistic approach under consideration of customer requirements and Agility capabilities, tools and already available solutions.
  • Work with internal tools and further develop and continuously improve them.
  • Act as knowledge and counseling center for local pricing and tender management units.Explore, evaluate and drive scalability opportunities within Global Tender Management.
  • Act as knowledge and counseling center for local pricing and tender management units.

Job Requirements

Requirements 

  • At least 10 years of experience in freight forwarding industry.
  • Additional experience in business analytics, procurement or pricing is a plus.
  • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration or Logistics (or equivalent) is a plus.
  • Functional know-how in air, ocean and road freight.
  • Basic understanding of operational forwarding processes.
  • Good communication skills and international mindset.
  • Sound skill in reading, interpreting and analyzing RFI and RFQ documents.
  • Result oriented and customer focused personality with good analytical skills.
  • Basic project management skills.
  • Ability to establish workload priorities and balance diverse tasks.
  • Personality with a collaborative approach to creatively solve problems in a team.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office programs, especially with Excel, Word & PowerPoint.
  • Fluency in English and German (written and verbal communication). Other language(s) is a plus.

  

Career Opportunity 

You will have the opportunity to work for a dynamic and growing company with strong empowerment culture. You will have a lot of international exposure with various internal and external stakeholders. 

Interested? Then please apply on our Career site. We are looking forward to your application!

Job Snapshot

About Us

Agility brings efficiency to supply chains in some of the globe’s most challenging environments, offering unmatched personal service, a global footprint and customized capabilities in developed and developing economies alike. Agility is one of the world’s leading providers of integrated logistics. It is a publicly traded company with more than $4.4 billion in revenue and more than 22,000 employees in over 500 offices across 100 countries.

Agility’s core commercial business, Global Integrated Logistics (GIL), provides supply chain solutions to meet traditional and complex customer needs. GIL offers air, ocean and road freight forwarding, warehousing, distribution, and specialized services in project logistics, fairs and events, and chemicals. Agility’s Infrastructure group of companies manages industrial real estate and offers logistics-related services, including e-government customs optimization and consulting, waste management and recycling, aviation and ground-handling services, support to governments and ministries of defense, remote infrastructure and life support.

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