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Global Tender Manager Business Support M/F

Vacancy details

General information

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GEODIS is a Supply Chain Operator ranking among the top companies in its field in Europe and the World. GEODIS, which is part of SNCF Logistics, which in turn is a business line of the SNCF Group, is the number one Transport and Logistics operator in France and ranked number four in Europe. The international reach includes a direct presence in 67 countries and a global network spanning over 120 countries.

Why join us ?

Transport and Logistics form a key sector in the world economy. As a major international player on this sector, GEODIS is geared to full satisfaction of all stakeholders, starting with its workforce, more than 39500 men and women worldwide who share the same values of commitment, innovation, trust, solidarity and passion that form the pillars of GEODIS corporate strategy.  



Position description

Type of assignment

Full-time Regular


Support function - Business Solutions

Job title

Global Tender Manager Business Support M/F

Job description

Tenders (primary responsibility)
Collect and review rates for both global tenders, based on the specific Request For Quotation and in close cooperation with relevant stakeholders, to deliver a correct, timely and value adding response to the customers' request.
• Contribute to the development of global tender policies, process and procedures, in line with the company strategy and execute in order to increase the amount of tenders and the tender hit rate.
• Administer and maintain the tender automation systems, to contribute to the effective processing and competitiveness of tenders.
• Gather, consolidate and review pricing data
• Manage the correct submission of requested information by the prospect
 Monitor timelines and manage realization of the tender process within deadlines
 Follow Global Sales Process and monitor compliance to it
 Define and determine individual objectives related to the project and steer on the realization of set objectives

Business Development Strategy
Contribute to the creation of the Business Development strategy from Tender Management
 Provide support with the translation of the strategy into a strategic plan for Tender Management

Business Support Services Strategy
Contribute to the development and execution of the Business Support Services strategy, in cooperation with the team manager and in line with market needs, to support direction and SMART objectives to the organization
 Identify and report optimization possibilities in approach, processes and policies
 Translate the Business Support Services approach into specific project plans
 Understand, contribute to and communicate the Business Support Services approach

New business
Contribute to the realization of new business by advising on specific customer solutions and the internal opportunities/challenges as well as delivering support in sales process to enable the organization to manage expectations and deliver as promised
 Liaise with functional process owners to ensure up to date information is available to be incorporated within proposal documents and shared with first line sales management
 Conduct direct and open communication with customers at Senior Executive level to meet customer & Geodis Freight Forwarding objectives.
 Provide support and advise in development of show cases

Identify deviations from compliance guidelines and policies (like credit management), and to contribute to the minimization of risks for Geodis Freight Forwarding.
 Analyze the agreements made and actual actions taken during the project
 Report to budget holders in running projects in case of deviations

Function as the ambassador for the Business Support Services function worldwide, to contribute to the global establishment and success of Business Support Services.
 Establish and maintain a global network within global IT, Business Development and Operations functions
 Pro-actively communicate the Bu

Applicant's profile

 Academic working and thinking level
 Project Management experience on multi-functional projects
 International business experience / awareness especially covering Business Development /Operations and IT within freight forwarding
 Knowledge of the sector and relevant developments in it
 High level of knowledge on Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel)
 Knowledge of tender management
 Knowledge of value added and supply chain solutions
 Needs preferably 3-5 years of experience in tender management
 Fluent in the English language

Working time (%)


Position location

Position place

Europe, Netherlands, Noord-Holland



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required


Years of experience in similar position

Confirmed (5 to 10 years of experience)

Computer skills