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Job opportunity
Dare to grow Job reference 109087
19/11/2021

Air Pricing Analyst

Location Mississauga, Canada
Team Air Freight, Support Functions, Operations Support
Working Hours Variable

At CEVA, we believe that logistics is a people business, that’s why we create an environment of trust and team spirit - we encourage initiative and we empower our talent to grow in their careers.  We are supply chain experts and live and breathe it every day. We offer a broad range of services in Contract Logistics, Air, Ocean and Ground management thanks to our 78,000 employees, operating in more than 160 countries. At CEVA, we are passionate about our work and the value we deliver to our customers and as a company, we are growing at a fast pace - do you Dare to Grow with us?  

YOUR ROLE


Do you have the eye of a bold eagle, the concentration of a hunting lioness, the social skills to work and communicate with a team? Well, you may be the Pricing Analyst we are looking for. Your mission will be responsible for negotiating with Air carriers to secure most competitive rate and service as part of overall global Air core carrier strategy.  Provide rates to internal customers in timely manner.  Complete related carrier strategy and tracking projects as required. Function as lead to other analysts and specialists in department.  Models and acts in accordance with our guiding principles and core values.

 

 

WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO?

 

  • Analyze Request for Quote material from internal customers to determine structure for strategy to support business need from Air Product perspective.
  • Develop strategy and negotiate with Air carriers to secure most competitive rate for specific trade lanes.
  • Present strategy with industry trend background information to upper management and final rate to upper management for approval.
  • Prepare and file contracts internally and with FMC, insuring all applicable steps and back up material is in order.
  • Utilize internal systems (rate tables, contract management systems, etc.) to retrieve current and benchmark requests for new Air rates.
  • Complete carriers spend tracking and global carrier strategy projects in a timely manner.
  • Become Subject Matter Expert in area of responsibility for relevant industry trends including carrier rate actions, general rate increases (GRIs) and fuel, which influences rates. Integrate Air carrier supply and demand, competitor actions and other capacity related factors into rate decisions.
  • Prepare and update carrier profiles and matrix reports in support of global core and/or project carrier strategy and carrier management.
  • Work closely as member of Corporate Team with Business Development personnel.
  • Function as lead to other analysts and specialists in the department.
  • Keep abreast of emerging technology changes and innovations through formal or informal study, reading business and professional publications, networking, and participation in professional organizations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

 

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to generate error-free reports, charts and graphs and write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant industry trends including carrier rate actions, general rate increases (GRIs), and fuels which influence rates. Ability to analyze and integrate Air carrier supply and demand, competitor actions, and other capacity related factors into rate decisions.
  • Strong financial analytical skills with experience in performing quantitative statistical analysis, simulation models, and mathematical models. Proficient in the use of analytical techniques such as statistical probability distribution, correlation, data sampling and relating sets of numbers.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office, internet, web-based and specific job related software applications.
  • Capable of communicating and interacting effectively with multi-functional and diverse backgrounds and ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, employees, customers and vendors. Ability to lead, mentor and coach other analysts and specialists in the department.
  • Demonstrated positive, competitive, confident personality with strongly developed persuasive skills and a customer-focused orientation. Demonstrated skill in effective negotiations. 
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment to achieve results, or work independently with little or no supervision. Effective planning and organizational skills to schedule appointments appropriately and to meet reporting deadlines.  Effective follow-up skills.
  • Must be adaptable to changing needs of client(s) and goals of Company.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently.

 

Minimum:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Minimum 4 to 5 years job related experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of the Air products line and services.
  • Experienced in strategy development of competitive rates for specific trade lanes.
  • Familiar with internal systems (rate tables, contract management systems, etc.) to retrieve current and benchmark requests for new Air rates.
  • Experience in contract preparation and the requirements for FMC filings.

 

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain or other related discipline or equivalent combination of work experience and education, and/or completion of the LDP Program.
  • Minimum 4 years industry experience in procurement or sourcing of transport, logistics or supply chain management.

 

WHAT DO WE HAVE TO OFFER?

 

With a genuine culture of reward and recognition, we want our employees to grow, develop and be part of our journey. We offer a benefits package that includes competitive annual leave entitlement with a fantastic holiday buy scheme, pension and life assurance along with access to an employee benefits platform that offers discounts on gym memberships and money off vouchers for a diverse range of retail, travel and hospitality brands. There’s no doubt that you will be compensated for your hard work and commitment so if you’d like to work for one of the top Logistics providers in the world then please do get in touch to find your next role.

 

ABOUT TOMORROW

 

We value your professional and personal growth. That’s why we share plenty of career opportunities for you to thrive within CEVA. Join CEVA for a challenging career.

To express interest in this position, please visit https://careers.cevalogistics.com/ to apply.  

Our Organization is an equal opportunity employer. It is company policy that there shall be no discrimination against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, ancestry, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability and/or age (as prescribed by law). Applicants requiring accommodation are asked to make their needs known in advance.   Please note:  Legitimate CEVA Logistics recruitment processes include communication with candidates through recognized professional networks, such as LinkedIn or via an official company email address: firstname.lastname@cevalogistics.com. We recommend that you do not respond to unsolicited business propositions and/or offers from people with whom you are unfamiliar.

We sincerely thank all applicants who express an interest in this role; however, only those being directly considered will be contacted for an interview, no phone call or agency inquiries please.  In the event of a restructuring, reorganization, etc, the Company reserves the right to place employees in new positions without benefit of posting.  Additionally, the Company may not post executive or certain other management level positions.