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ID:  531435
Location: 

Leicestershire, GB

Head of Solutions Design & Pricing

CEVA Logistics provides global supply chain solutions to connect people, products and providers all around the world. We are supply chain experts. We live and breathe logistics every day. Above all, we believe that this is a people business. That’s why we are building a global culture of teamwork and respect. We encourage initiative, and we engage and empower our diverse workforce to grow their careers within CEVA.

CEVA Logistics offers a broad range of end-to-end, customized solutions in both Contract Logistics and Freight Management thanks to our approximately 98,000 employees at more than 1,000 facilities in 160 countries worldwide. With the recent acquisition of the former Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services business, we are building one of the world’s leading end-to-end eCommerce service offerings through the dedication and passion of our people—the heartbeat of our organization. As we continue growing at a fast pace, will you “Dare to Grow” with us?

 

YOUR ROLE

 

Our Ground and Rail business have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and meticulous Head of Solutions Design and Pricing where you will lead a regional team that is responsible for designing optimum solutions for our clients enabling and maximising growth and profitability through new business wins and contract renewals.  

 

This critical role will see you defining the solutions design and pricing strategy for the Ground and Rail business, where you will collaborate with northwest European colleagues to implement and manage performance, capabilities, and business approach.

 

WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO?

 

Reporting into the Ground and Rail Product Head for northwest Europe, you will lead and inspire a team of nine experienced solutions design and pricing professionals across northwest Europe where you will embed a culture that drives high performance, continuous improvement, cooperation, and engagement.

 

You will implement transportation solutions that deliver value to our customers through the creation and management of technical solutions and commercial concepts from creation to completion. You will develop and implement pricing solutions, tools, and methodologies with a focus on shipment profitability, pricing performance, market intelligence, cost modelling and reporting, rate and margin analysis and ad-hoc pricing requirements that support new business proposals and contract renewals.

 

You will also execute and enable a strong commercial ethos, supporting sales negotiations with effective solutions design and pricing structures and drive business decisions for tariff and taxes revisions based on local inflation in alignment with commercial functions and countries.  

 

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

 

To be successful in your application, you must be able to demonstrate substantial transportation and freight management knowledge, practiced in leading and managing sizable transportation operations with excellent leadership skills, capable of motivating and inspiring remotely based teams. You will have proven solutions design or pricing experience, with the ability communicating technical operational solutions, pricing, and topics to internal and external customers.

 

You will have expertise in process engineering and improvement methodologies, skilled in project and change management with strong commercial knowledge and statistical, analytical, and problem-solving skills. It goes without saying that you will be a strong collaborator, influencer, and decision-maker with superb communication and collaboration skills.

 

Desired skills:

 

  • BA/BSc in supply chain, engineering, or transportation management.
  • Experienced in implementing TMS solutions.
  • Experienced in RFP process management or vendor selection.

 

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to join our growing Ground and Rail business, the role can be based either in the United Kingdon, Belgium or Netherlands, it comes with a competitive salary, car/car allowance, management bonus, private medical insurance, 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays and so much more.

 

WHAT DO WE HAVE TO OFFER?

 

With a genuine culture of reward and recognition, we want our employees to grow, develop and be part of our journey. We offer a benefits package that includes competitive annual leave entitlement with a fantastic holiday buy scheme, pension and life assurance along with access to an employee benefits platform that offers discounts on gym memberships and money off vouchers for a diverse range of retail, travel and hospitality brands. There’s no doubt that you will be compensated for your hard work and commitment so if you’d like to work for one of the top Logistics providers in the world then please do get in touch to find your next role.

 

ABOUT TOMORROW

 

We value your professional and personal growth. That’s why we share plenty of career opportunities for you to thrive within CEVA. Join CEVA for a challenging career.

 

CEVA Logistics UK&I is committed to attracting, acquiring and retaining the best possible candidates  in an equal and inclusive way that is consistent with employment legislation and best practice. We aim to select the best available person for  every vacancy irrespective of age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, political beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment and marital or civil partnership status.
Please note that candidates will be subject to the necessary right to work checks for the UK and Ireland. IND1

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