We possess many years of experience.
KJ Cargo – Shipping Services Ltd is based in London, UK. We have networks of partners all over the world providing our clients with comprehensive and extremely high Freight, Logistics and Procurement Services. We have relentless and innovative complete logistic experience.
Would you like to work for KJCARGO SERVICES LIMITED, one of the UK’s largest independent Shipping and Logistics Services providers who are IATA certified?
Due to our impressive consistent growth and strong ambitions within the IT & Logistics sector, we are currently recruiting for a new Procurement Officer who will be providing effective B2B and B2C services for our clients across the world.
This is a direct hiring and we are looking for ambitious individuals who are experience and keen to strongly grow their analytics, buying and selling skills within a nurturing and secure environment, this is a genuine opportunity to progress through to International Account Management. Our employees are incredibly passionate about the jobs they do – you’ll find a strong team spirit across our services and amazing colleagues who always pull together and look out for each other.
JOIN OUR PROCUREMENT TEAM
As an individual you will need to have a high level of personal motivation, a willingness to adapt in a fast-paced environment and be an effective communicator.
To be the first point of contact for enquires, manage our global procurement orders and support the Procurement Manager.
MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Identification, assessment, procurement, best practice management and rationalisation of commercial and private goods purchase and delivery to satisfy our global clientele. Aim to drive create solid lasting relationship with clients, vendors, shipping and manufacturing companies.
Build effective working relationships with producers and vendors in order to accurately support sourcing, procurement, supply chain rationalisation, budget management and cost saving requirements. Development of services understanding of procurement and contract compliance.
Assist services with developing internal structures to support and manage their local supply chains and use of central preferred supplier contracts.
Maintain compliance with all legislative requirements within contracts including but not being limited to Health & Safety, Environment, Corporate Social Responsibility and Modern Slavery.
Regular liaison with Legal to ensure that procurement contracts in place are led on the correct terms and conditions bespoke to the goods, services or systems required. Ensuring that appropriate risk mitigation is embedded into all tender documentation to provide high quality deals and contracts for clients in any parts of the world.
Support the development, rollout and continuous improvement of standardised Procurement toolkits, processes, procedures and forms of contract.
Assist with raising the internal and external profile of the Procurement Team
Assist with procurement research activity to include, but not limited to: Sourcing, Benchmarking, Pre-Qualification Questionnaires (PQQ’S), the evaluation of suppliers and be Instrumental in obtaining quotes from suppliers that befit the needs of the organisation.
Maintain the Procurement Team Contract Library to ensure all documentation is referenced, current and version controlled.
Troubleshooting any supplier and internal client queries.
Demonstrate continuous efforts to streamline work processes, reduce lead times and work cooperatively towards improving the Procurement Management operation.
Undertake any other duties that may be required within the scope of the job role, as required by the Procurement Manager. This may require travel to other KJCARGO locations including occasional overnight stays.
To undertake, any reasonable travelling requirements, in order to fulfil the tasks and responsibilities of the role.
Manage and act as key point of contact for supplier contracts. Track supplier integrity and advise or report on any issues or problems to clients.
Manage the procurement logistics and report on performance regularly to management.
Create/update order policy and procedures, including vehicle assignment, balancing individual preferences with company objectives.
Liaising with company lease or directly owned manufacturing when replacements are needed for client orders.
Check all procurement requests on our CRM and authorise as necessary and mananage client database.
PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT, SUPERVISION AND TRAINING
Keep updated and informed of best social care and leadership practice and ensure that innovation is promoted and poor practice is challenged in all areas and provide relevant professional judgement, information and advice to Shareholders, Directors, and Managers.
Participate in regular support and supervision from line management
Continuously develop professional knowledge and expertise, attending and participating in learning and development events, meetings, conferences, and events (as requested/approved by line management) to ensure up to date knowledge relevant to the role
Attend and participate in regular team and other meetings, both internal and external
POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
The post holder will be expected, at all times, to be familiar and comply with the written policies, procedures and guidelines for good practice, issued by KJCARGO SERVICES LIMITED and CLIENTS.
Ensure the Health & Safety policy and procedures are adhered to at all times
Take personal responsibility for own health and safety and report incidents and potential hazards as necessary.
Who are we looking for?
We are seeking a welle experienced procurement officers with:
A minimum of 5-7 years months B2B and B2C procurement skills for international Medium and large Enterprise organisations.
A proven track record of successful revenue generation or delivering large procurement targets.
Drive and Ability to overcome the hurdles related to this role.
Competent with Microsoft office packages.
Exposure to CRM database packages.
Positive attitude and behaviour, as well as trustworthy, credible and reliable nature.
High level of personal motivation & ability to communicate at all levels.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
What can KJCARGO SERVICES LIMITED offer you?
• Free daily breakfasts in the office
• Regular companywide social events
• Monthly 'shining star' employee recognition awards
• Pension and life insurance
• Refer a friend scheme (£500)
• Mental health, financial and legal support
• Training and development plans
• State of the art offices
• Option to buy and sell holiday
Culture is important to us as are our values
Our aim is to attract, develop and retain worldwide the industries most talented people, and we’re keen to hear from individuals that have the same values as we do and want to work in an inclusive, friendly, and supportive environment.
Aim High and Think Big
Respect Each Other
Make it Personal
Never Ever Give Up
8 years of success the KJCARGO SERVICES LIMITED way
Established in 2014, with over 38 employees, KJCARGO SERVICES LIMITED is an independent, privately-owned logistics provider, based in London, United Kingdom integrating and delivering best of breed solutions, to deliver tailored, managed international services to medium and large enterprises from both the private and public sector nationwide. Our world-class expertise is delivered by our internal teams.
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