Logistics Officer

not specified
07 Dec 2012
04 Jan 2013
Contract Type
Full Time
Responsible for effectively supporting the logistics section of the Procurement department in relation to freight movement of incoming and outgoing consignments on order. Supporting the development of Supply chain management in conjunction with freight forwarders that will ensure that QR Group receives the goods and services within acceptable standards and stipulated time. Ensuring timely follow-up for space availability with QR Cargo, shipping lines and manage end to end delivery of the consignment in the most timely and economic manner.   Key accountabilities include §  Performing professional procurement and logistics work relating to the freight movements. §  Liaising with internal and external parties including Cargo division and the Outstations to arrange freight movement as per priority. §  Ensuring that organizational requirement of goods and services are met through an open and fair process of tender. §  Incumbent shall be familiar with the local import and export laws of GCC and the port of destination/origin. §  Supporting the selection committees in deliberations to assure proper procedures are followed consistently within established law and policy. §  Negotiating with suppliers on the specifications so as to get the best possible solution. §  Monitoring contractor / vendor performance including identifying problems and suggesting corrective actions; investigates and makes recommendations relative to default, Contractual disputes and Contractor claims   To be successful in this role you will ideally hold a Bachelors Degree from a recognized university. A minimum of 5 years as a Specialist of job related experience. Should have 5 or more years of professional experience in logistics and freight forwarder company (Air, land and sea) in a multicultural environment with a rich mix of supply partner preferably in the Airline industry   About Qatar Airways   As the Middle East's only 5-star airline and one of the world's fastest growing carriers, Qatar Airways is dedicated to excellence in safety and in customer service, in the air and on the ground.  The company applies the same philosophy to its people by providing them with diverse career opportunities and continual development. For more information on Qatar Airways, please visit www.qatarairways.com .     How to Apply   Please click on the Apply Button below and create an account.  Please, also complete online application and upload your CV with cover letter. Please, note that only candidates of interest will be contacted due to extremely high volume of applications received.     For more information on Qatar Airways Group visit www.qatarairways.com/careers