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Bid Specialists in the Global Bid Team EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa)

DHL Global Forwarding Europe

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Bid Specialists in the Global Bid Team Europe, Middle East & Africa

Deutsche Post DHL is the world’s leading logistics provider with operations in over 220 countries
and territories with over 450,000 employees. Our people mean the world to us. That’s why our
goal has always been to attract and retain the best talent the world over. We provide challenge
and opportunity for personal and professional development. We recognize the difference you
bring to our business, and together we share the pride of building THE logistics company for the

DHL Global Forwarding (DGF), a division of the Deutsche Post DHL is the market leader in air
and ocean freight and a project logistics services provider operating worldwide.

To further strengthen our successful team we are looking for:
Bid Specialists in the Global Bid Team Europe, Middle East and Africa
Can you handle working in a very dynamic environment – every day? Are you motivated by
working with complex tasks, short deadlines and never really knowing what the day is bringing?
Are you a good networker and can you communicate at all levels in an organization? And can
you keep focus and deep dive into details even under pressure? Would you like to join a team
coming from more than 12 nationalities with different professional backgrounds? - Then send
us your application.

Role Details:

In this position you will be an important link for developing new business opportunities for one
of the biggest companies in the world. Through the RFQ process, working in close liaison and
continuous collaboration across functions and countries, ensuring a team-based and consistent
approach to RFQ management, you will be responsible for calculating, analyzing and providing
data and material to the Sales and Marketing department and our customers for more than 120
countries in Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Key activities:
• Engage on opportunities early on in pre-bid phase and put a plan forward how to win
involving all stakeholders • Analyze and manage incoming tenders and work together with all stakeholders in
preparing, finalizing and delivering a timely and winning tender response • Engage with country teams, other Global Bid Teams overseas and products to ensure all
bid responses are checked & validated for accuracy, adherence to customer’s
requirements & competitiveness • Understand the complexity of customer’s requirements such as air and ocean
transportation, sector specific knowledge, IT customer solutions etc. • Evaluate country pricing to bid and benchmark against comparative bid data, so as to
optimize customer pricing effectiveness • Develop and maintain strong contacts with internal customers such as Commercial
Owners, Industry Sector Sales (Life Sciences and Healthcare, Chemicals, Automotive,
Energy, Engineering & Manufacturing, Technology, Consumer and/or Retail), Account-
and Product-Management • Keep up to date with products and all relevant market information and developments • Follow up on submitted bids with Commercial Owners/Account Managers to understand
and place on record the bid outcome and lesson learned

Key Requirements:
• Minimum 3 years Air and/or Ocean Freight experience, thorough understanding of the
logistics business • Degree in Freight Forwarding or equivalent professional diploma • Analytical skills and very advanced knowledge in Microsoft Excel • Advanced Project Management Skills • Very good English skills, both written and spoken • Previous experience in competitive RFQ environment preferred
We offer the advantages of an international company and a challenging and dynamic field of

Are you interested? Please send your complete application to bassirou.kane@dhl.com.