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Procurement Sourcing & Contract Manager M/F

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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.  



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Type of assignment

Full-time Regular


Support function - Procurement

Job title

Procurement Sourcing & Contract Manager M/F

Job description

Position summary

1) Plan and manage EMEA logistics sourcing strategy
• Analyse companies current and future logistics need and develop supplier base accordingly
• Execute analyses and make suggestions for improvement of overall sourcing strategy
• Do regular research of logistics market trends and best practices

2) Procure logistics services for GSCO clients, continuously generate savings
• Perform Requests For Information, Requests For Quotation, and Benchmark processes among the suppliers, based on the criteria set by the Customer
• Propose changes to the supplier network as a result of the RFQ/RFI process
• Propose savings initiatives, including benchmark, change of network, or process improvements to reach the yearly savings targets

3) Lead supplier selection processes, negotiate T&Cs
• Identify, select and evaluate existing or new suppliers
• Provide and perform the financial analysis of the supplier quotation, or ensure analysis is done according to GSCO standard when performed by other services
• Negotiate prices, terms and conditions with suppliers
• Ensure that all necessary management and legal approvals are obtained before rates approval and contract signature

4) Maintain the relationships with the selected suppliers and ensure performance provided is according to GSCO expectations
• Supplier onboarding & contracting
• Monitor performance of suppliers and take corrective actions to ensure compliance with contract terms and conditions, especially with regard to prices, completion of service according to SOW, invoice payment.
• Communicate regularly with suppliers through periodical business reviews
• Inform suppliers of all company developments and procurement strategy changes (eg : growth in a country)
• Obtain information from suppliers about their new capabilities/changed business environment
• Coordinate the requirements of suppliers and project team to resolve issues

• Keep the contract database(s) duly updated
• Provide input for management reports (spend, savings etc.)
• Adhere to the procurement guidelines and actively participate in any audit process

Applicant's profile

• Procurement Process Knowledge
• EMEA Logistics Network knowledge especially Road
• Negotiation skills
• Team Work
• Creative problem solving
• Good communication skills - able to communicate with all levels of GSCO and suppliers' management in an international environment
• Able to handle multiple tasks effectively
• Able to work independently even under time pressure
• Analytical Skills
• Taking ownership
• Hands on mentality
• Commitment to the business
• Adaptability
• Drive to achieve
• Fluent English

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Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required


Years of experience in similar position

Confirmed (5 to 10 years of experience)


English (Fluent)