Supply Chain Manager/Freight & Tenders Jobs in Dubai – UAE at Robinson & Co (Singapore) Pte Ltd

Title: Supply Chain Manager/Freight & Tenders

Company: Robinson & Co (Singapore) Pte Ltd

Location: Dubai – UAE

Type: Contract

Category: Supply Chain/Logistics, Transportation

Supply Chain Manager (Freight & Tenders) | Al Futtaim Retail | Dubai, UAE

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives.Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.

As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.

Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.

About the Role

The Logistics Manager is responsible for manage all aspects of freight, procurement of freight, warehouse, transport and e-commerce last mile.; baseline data, tender process, comparisons, scorecarding, negotiations, contracts to operational implementation to deliver reduced cost, improved service and accuracy and vertical supply chain transformation roadmaps. Support new business and strategic partnerships.

Key Specific Accountabilities:

Origin to destination freight; air, sea & road, documentation, terminal handling

E-commerce last mile providers

Nominated Carrier programme

Support strategic initiatives; new portfolio, regions, brands/categories, ecommerce

Data Gathering & Analysis

Consolidate shipping lane data from all brands to synergise procurement requirements

Co-ordinate group procurement to validate all procurement activity

Service levels; co-ordinate brand requirements for lead-times, standard operating procedures

Present tender status & savings management summaries

Be ‘in touch’ with air & sea freight market trends

Contractual Compliance

Act as a boiler plate lawyer to amend clauses, e.g. term and duration

Produce contract summaries

Co-ordinate Al Futtaim legal input and sign off

Implement best practice legal contracts

Ensure authorities compliance; government local authority compliance, health & safety…

Attain signatures, maintain database and act as custodian of all SC contracts

Continues Improvement

Inbound logistics; budget cost (lcf) and Lead time from source hub to arrival at DC, customs clearance

Outbound Logistics; Management of RDC, x-dock centres, Composite DC’s and distribution to stores, Direct to Store model

Vehicle utilisation % – create synergy between brands

Stock: Lead time improvement

Service; OTD, FTP, lead time to store from DC, E-commerce Delivery NPS

People Management

Brand Logistics Managers, Service providers, Finance, Group Procurement, Group Legal

About You

To be succesfully considered for this role, you must demonstrate the following skills and qualifications:

University Degree preferably with a holder of Master’s degree. Supply Chain Certification.

Proven track record of 10+ years in Logistics & Supply Chain


Freight, Warehousing, Transport

E-commerce; last mile

Logistics operational experie…


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