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.

Your responsibilities:

  • Global optimization of strategic procurement for transport services under consideration of high requirements in respect to cost, quality, and availability according to Hapag-Lloyd’s strategy – thereby, specialization in two transport categories out of feeder, rail, barge, truck, and depot
  • Joint strategic planning, coordination, and global implementation of transportation procurement projects (mainly tender, but also other cost reduction initiatives) together with regional procurement organizations and local experts as well as methodological and operational support during the projects
  • Methodological and functional lead of respective procurement categories worldwide
  • Identification and processing of external and internal market analyses as basis for transport procurement strategy development
  • Exchange and continuous development of procurement and negotiation methods and tools as well as active consulting of internal stakeholders for optimal application
  • Controlling of global KPIs for transport procurement and support for Regions and Areas during their annual budget planning
  • Safeguarding of internal communication on all hierarchies

Your profile:

  • Degree in procurement, transportation, business administration, and/or logistics
  • Extensive strategic procurement and negotiation experience
  • Experience in implementation of manifold negotiation concepts and methods (e.g., eAuctions) 
  • Project management skills and experience, excellent self-management
  • High engagement as well as self-reliant, target-oriented working style
  • Very good analytical skills
  • Team player
  • Very good MS Office skills
  • Business fluent in English
  • Multinational and multicultural experience  
  • Availability for global travel, also on short notice 


We offer:

  • The opportunity to introduce solutions that you are individually convinced of, and to constantly take on fresh challenges with a distinguished level of responsibility
  • Excellent career development opportunities, supported by a spacious range of training and development courses
  • Competitive remuneration (13 salaries + vacation pay) and various benefits, as well as a permanent employment contract with a financially healthy company
  • A minimum of 28 days of vacation, flextime, capital-forming benefits, company pension plan
  • Company restaurant with constant fluctuating, great-quality dishes to choose from as well as coffee bar
  • Centrally located between the main train station and Jungfernstieg as well as subsidized public transportation
  • Blended work model: 3 days a week at our headquarters in the heart of Hamburg and 2 days a week of mobile work
  • Health and company sports programs (e.g. yoga, sailing, company doctor, etc.) as well as bicycle leasing

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Contact person

Alexandra von Bastian Talent Acquisition & Employer Branding Manager