About Hapag-Lloyd
With a fleet of 264 modern container ships and a total transport capacity of 2.0 million TEU, Hapag-Lloyd is one of the world’s leading liner shipping companies. In the Liner Shipping segment, the Company has around 13,500 employees and 400 offices in 135 countries. Hapag-Lloyd has a container capacity of 2.9 million TEU – including one of the largest and most modern fleets of reefer containers. A total of 113 liner services worldwide ensure fast and reliable connections between more than 600 ports across the world. In the Terminal & Infrastructure segment, Hapag-Lloyd has stakes in 20 terminals in Europe, Latin America, the United States, India, and North Africa. The roughly 2,600 employees assigned to the Terminal & Infrastructure segment handle terminal-related activities and provide complementary logistics services at selected locations.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Drive the development, negotiation and codification of vendor-specific collaboration concepts for assigned Global Terminal Operators / strategic suppliers
  • Provide input for continuous vendor relationship development and actively identify additional potentials for leverage
  • Implement strategic proposals to secure Hapag-Lloyd’s terminal capacity requirements and competitiveness, incl. frameworks for long-term partnerships
  • Drive cross-regional category strategy implementation and sourcing activities, aligned with relevant stakeholders and frameworks ensuring maximum outcome for Hapag-Lloyd
  • Support port studies to analyze mid- / long-term balance of surplus vs. demand and impacts for Hapag-Lloyd’s sourcing concepts
  • Establish and maintain vendor relationships on relevant levels
  • Ensure close alignment with other procurement-internal and -external stakeholders to support identification of additional value add potentials for assigned global terminal operators / strategic suppliers
  • Support (co-)creation and codification of a global supplier management process, standardization of methods and tools for strategic terminal procurement (i.e. standardized contracts, cross-regional reports and dashboards, coordination of cross-regional harmonization projects) and actively drive roll-out and implementation
  • Provide input for and achieve budget targets jointly with regional procurement for assigned global terminal operators / strategic suppliers

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • University degree in the field of business administration, logistics, transportation management and/or qualified shipping specialist or comparable qualification
  • Minimum of three years’ experience with transportation, shipping, terminals operations
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in procurement functions
  • Result-oriented, enthusiastic, pro-active and problem-solving skills
  • Analytical thinker
  • Good negotiation skills and conflict management finesse
  • Experience in successful stakeholder management
  •  Effective communicator, fluent in English both verbal and written

We offer:

  • Constantly new, responsible tasks, the opportunity to introduce solutions that you are personally convinced of
  • Excellent opportunities for further development, supported by a wide range of training and development opportunities
  • Competitive remuneration (13 salaries + vacation pay) and social benefits, as well as a permanent employment contract
  • At least 28 days of vacation, flextime, capital-forming benefits, company pension plan
  • Company restaurant with daily changing, high-quality dishes to choose from as well as coffee bar
  • Central location between the main train station and Jungfernstieg as well as subsidy for public transportation
  • Hybrid work model: 3 weekdays at our headquarters in the heart of Hamburg and 2 weekdays mobile work
  • Health and company sports programs (e.g. yoga, sailing, company doctor, etc.) as well as bicycle leasing

Contact person

Alexandra von Bastian Talent Acquisition & Employer Branding Manager