Pricing Specialist


Job Description

TEXO Recruitment are delighted to be sourcing a Pricing Specialist, on behalf of our external client, to join on a full-time, permanent basis.

Our client, a specialist in providing best-in-class freight forwarding and logistics is searching for a suitable candidate to join their team based in Aberdeen.

The suitable candidate will be the first point of contact for new customers. Supporting a national sales team, they will be focused on understanding the customers needs and providing pricing solutions in a professional and positive manner.

Through providing competitive quotations to new customers, they will ensure intelligent buying and negotiation is always sought.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with the onboarding of all new clients, ensuring a smooth transition to our service.
  • Working closely with the Sales team to win new work and maintain positive relationships with current clients.
  • Fully conversant with all in-house systems.
  • Accurate and complete entry of consignment and client information to the system.
  • Ensure all monthly KPI s are met and billing requirements are achieved in timely manner.
  • Participate in weekly team meetings to discuss workload, issues and opportunities.
  • Provide competitive quotations to customers and overseas offices, ensuring intelligent buying is always sought.
  • Resolving day to day issues with Clients and Vendors including issuing NCR s.
  • Feedback any operational issues to Manager who will filter to Sales Department to develop further business.
  • Full understanding of the companies Compliance Programme, working closely with the Pricing Manager & Regional Compliance Manger for latest edition of trade sanctions etc.
  • Ensure Dangerous Goods procedures are followed within the department for successful export in accordance with the current regulations.
  • Providing advice to clients on all aspects of importing/exporting cargoes.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Displays a positive and outgoing attitude.
  • Strong negotiation and problem solving skills.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • High level of accuracy in checking and processing information.
  • Ability to form good relationships, with clients, colleagues and vendors.
  • Experience in freight forwarding/logistics/supply chain.
  • Experienced in handling Dangerous Goods.
  • Comprehensive understanding of Export Regimes and understanding of Customs Tariff.
  • Familiar with Lloyds Loading List, OAG Flight Guide and Croner s Export Guide.
  • Ability to react to demand and ability to prioritise in a fast-paced environment.