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Tender & Pricing Coordinator
Panalpina | Toronto, Iowa
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Job Description

Req ID: 145381
Job Function: Energy Solutions
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-time
Contract Type: Permanent
Job Level: Professional

Office Location: Toronto (YYZ)

Travel Required: 0%

Start Date: 08/21/2017

The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions, combining its core

products of Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and Logistics to deliver globally integrated, tailor-made

end-to-end solutions. The Panalpina Group operates a global network with some 500 offices in more

than 70 countries, and employs around 16,000 people worldwide.

We are looking to hire a Tender & Pricing Coordinator to create customer proposals to enable business wins, support PP Canada Business Development Managers with pricing and provide information/data requested by clients


* Ensure compliance with PAC /PP Tender Management process
* Analyze tender and distribute tasks to internal stakeholders, and review/validate information received from the internal stakeholders
* Oversee the entire process which includes the development of the response: format/pricing matrix/responding to queries as well as timely submission of RFI, RFP and RFQ to customers / bid owners
* Provide a quality proposal to the assigned bid owner and/or EPS offices for validation and submission to the client
* Analyze tenders and recommend optimum business solutions
* Support and maintain pricing database of transportation rates logistics/distribution rates
* Maintain tender data profiling and records, including the update of monthly bid log and completed tenders
* Support market intelligence on competitors pricing, capabilities, facilities, client base, products and services for competition analysis
* Assist Business Development Managers with front end sales efforts and pricing requests
* Main point of contact for PP Global offices for all pricing related to Canada
* Create, monitor, maintain and update all documents related to bid tenders (i.e. resumes, process flow plans, SOP's, org charts)


* Minimum of 3 years of freight forwarding experience
* Pricing experience, an asset
* CIFFA or equivalent education, an asset


* Ability to communicate openly and confidently
* Ability to shape conversations to ensure focus and understanding
* Ability to clearly and concisely present both written and/or oral information

* Willingness to challenge the status quo and to drive innovation and change
* Capable to generate creative ideas/solutions

* Ability to recognize legal trends (regulations) incl. compliance environment
* Ability to recognize Industry and Market trends and developments

* Credibility
* Assertiveness
* Capable to make informed judgments and to generate practical, timely solutions

* Customer focus (monitors customer expectations continuously and is willing to adapt own activities/procedures)
* Readiness to provide alternatives and optimized solutions to the customer
* Ability to establish a successful long-term business partnership with internal and external customers

* Ability to coordinate efforts/resources within and across boundaries to deliver goals
* Ability to work with different cultures and to manage cross functional interfaces
* High priority for teamwork
* Capable to build strong and long-term team relationships within and across functions and geographical boundaries and based on ethics and trust

* Ready to take personal accountability for achieving individual and shared goals
* Ability to set robust plans well in advance and to initiate action to move projects forward
* Planning & Organizing (Ability to prioritize, plan, assign & control)
* Time management (monitoring performance against deadlines and milestones)

* Integrity
* Act as a Role Model for Corporate Values and fully adhere to the Code of Conduct
* High energy and resilience
* High commitment and positive attitude in the face of setbacks and obstacles
* High stress level (Ability to work under pressure and deal with tight deadlines)
* Be authentic, approachable, open and honest.


* English fluency (written and spoken)

Specifics for Job / Environment

* Proficient in MS Office applications, in particular WORD, EXCEL and POWERPOINT
* Knowledge in freight forwarding and logistics
* Complete understanding of PA and EPS (strategy, products and solutions) and external vendors
* Basic business administration competence
* Knowledge about markets and competitors
* Knowledge about trends and challenges for the industry
* Understanding of business principles and language, incl. the fundamentals of finance and profitability
* Basic sales knowledge


If you wish learn more about this opportunity please apply http://www.panalpina.com/www/global/en/home/careers.html

Panalpina Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Panalpina Inc. souscrit au principe d'équité en matière d'emploi

*Panalpina welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process including recruitment, assessment, selection and hiring stages. Please call 905-755-4545 should you require any accommodations.

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