The Contract Specialist is responsible and accountable for (but not limited to) the following: Execution of allocated Transport contracts by handling day to day tasks.
Monitor contract communications and liaison between senior vendor reps and senior Supreme contract holders to co-ordinate and deliver positive response meeting all stakeholders’ expectations.
Provide timely solution resolution to vendor invoicing issues
Support vendors in all aspects related to known best business practices, communicate to them and assist in execution by resolving daily issues as temperature abuse, contract compliance, etc.
Support transport vendor compliance with the requirements of transport contracts.
Administration of all allocated contract amendments.
Prepare and participate in high level informed decisions within authority perimeters.
Undertake document control of all allocated contract product and service agreements
Ensure transporters meet all the requirements (as applicable) of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Keep an up to date understanding of competitive market rates for routes across the countries working in.
Participate in strategic negotiations with contractors in order to assure the targeted savings for the company.
Facilitate to Finance and Claims the recovery of the claimed amount from the transporters as per contractual agreement.
Identify high and low performance transporters based on our KPIs measurement and advice about their share in the different contracts.
Be proactive on process improvement suggestions related to CM, as well as KPI focused.
Act as second in command during Contract Manager leave days. Perform any other tasks as requested by the Line Manager.
Attention to detail Bachelors or higher degree holder
Business to Business (B2B) relationship administration experience
5 years Contract management experience preferably in logistics management environment
Excellent communication skills in English: High level written expression and executive business communication ability
Finance data interpretation skills
Minimum 5 years transport contract handling experience Reasoning ability and comprehension Working to tight time frames and meeting manager's expectations Excellent analytical skills Coordination skills High level negotiation skills Team player Able to cope with high workloads under time pressure.
Time Management skills
Russian, French or Dari language skills High level
Excel and Access MS Office
Legal background (education or experience)
About the Company
About the Company
Founded in 1957, Supreme Group is a global market leader specializing in developing and operating end-to-end customized logistics, supply chain and associated service solutions to military and privately owned organizations operating in some of the world’s most challenging locations.
With over 55 years’ experience, state-of-the-art warehouses, bulk fuel installations and a fleet of over 2,500 vehicles including land, sea and air transport, Supreme has the capabilities and knowledge to build and manage complete life support systems and offer full hard and soft facility management services.
The Group has a presence in over 25 countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Americas and the Middle East and with over 8,800 employees of 70 nationalities, it is truly global and culturally diverse.