Maersk is unique Maersk is uniquely positioned to play a significant role in global trade, creating opportunities that help countries, companies and people succeed. Our vision is simple: Maersk is the global integrator of container logistics, connecting and simplifying our customers’ global supply chains. We do this through the global scale of Maersk, the world’s largest shipping line; our Logistics and Services expertise that help customers manage their global supply chains; and through our port operator, APM Terminals, one of the largest container terminal operators in the world with the most strategic locations to serve global supply chains. Join us and play an important role on our team lifting global trade every day!
The Procurement department in Maersk Asia Pacific Liner Operations is offering a unique opportunity to gain and develop best practice industry knowledge within the procurement field from our office in Sydney. This is a 6-month fixed term position. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work with the Liner Operations procurement organisation and at the same time being a part of the global procurement and operations community with new exciting opportunities for personal and professional development. You can be assured of a positive and diverse work environment where new ideas are always welcome!
Within our own and the larger Liner Operations team, you will enjoy support from colleagues and management who possess extensive experience in sourcing, cost management and liner business. In terms of personal development, this position polishes your ability to deliver results through internal and external stakeholders, which in this case are several and complex. Networking and interaction with vendors in the region will be an important part of the work.
You will also be part of rolling out the new procurement strategies and to continue improve our strategic position of cost leadership within the industry.
We are a truly an international team with a diverse work environment. You will assist across the procurement and contract management functions in the team.
We offer you an exciting global career at the forefront of world trade. Working with the best people in a global team culture with future growth opportunities in an industry that has a significant impact on the world economy. We’re proud of our people who define our company’s industry leadership, global team culture and customer-centric focus every day.
When you join our team, you join a truly diverse, global organization in a fast-moving, values-based, work environment where you can grow on the job, create and shape our digital solutions, tap into industry-leading talent development initiatives, enjoy working with your colleagues and broaden your world view through our international job postings.
Every company, every country wants access to a competitive shipping, logistics and port system – and our people have created one company that offers one, easy-to-use solution to all their shipping needs.
The procurement function is largely based on projects and therefore the daily work will be diverse and vary throughout the period. You will be exposed to a variety of tasks such as:
- Optimize the invoice and payment process. Including Rate filing & maintenance. Arrange to have the missing rates sorted out with suppliers/Procure-to-Pay (PTP) teams for smooth invoice process
- Help support the compliance framework. Contracts setup and filed
- Setup contracts/coversheets for all pending & missing contracts in L&S. Follow up with suppliers and the legal teams during implementation
- EMR/Depot optimization – Facilitate discussions with the supplier base to implement identified efficiency measures related Repairs and Storage
- Assist to settle any Rate/payment disputes that arise within the scope
- Data Analysis for adhoc projects
We are looking for
Our employees represent a wide range of educational backgrounds, work experience and nationalities – most important to us is your personal skills. You must thrive in a fast paced, fast changing and dynamic environment and be a true team player with strong analytical abilities and interpersonal, and communication skills.
The ideal candidate would look like the below:
- Relevant industry experience
- Strong communication and interpersonal skill as you will be dealing to our suppliers
- Good problem solving and analytical skills
- Able to work independently and on multiple tasks at the same time
- Eagerness and willingness to undertake a steep learning curve
As a performance-oriented company, we strive to always recruit the best person for the job – regardless of gender, age, nationality, sexual orientation or religious beliefs. We are proud of our diversity and see it as a genuine source of strength for building high performing teams.