Procurement Manager

Seaway is looking for an experienced and established Procurement Manager  to be responsible for the development and ongoing management of our Carrier and Supplier relationships. Joining our Leadership Team, you will have a strong sense of initiative, sound decision making skills and an outstanding ability to communicate well at all levels both internally and externally.


The Role

This is a role that will suit a highly proactive and assertive individual with a strong network in the Seafreight industry. We are seeking someone who can utilise their experience and knowledge to focus on maturing our procurement processes as well as managing all aspects of our Carrier and Supplier relationships.


Basic Responsibilities of this Role will Include:

  • Own overall responsibility for the operational and financial success of Export Seafreight Procurement
  • Develop and maintain Carrier and Supplier relationships
  • Conduct regular supplier reviews and audits
  • Develop systems to ensure customer needs are always met
  • Allocation and space management
  • Database management

Required Experience and Knowledge:

  • Minimum 3 years previous experience in a procurement management position within the Supply Chain Industry
  • Skilled in building and fostering long term, strategic internal and external relationships
  • Highly skilled contract negotiator
  • Strong analytical ability with high business acumen
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel
  • Strong attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Knowledge of CargoWise will be advantageous but not essential


  • Degree level qualification in International Trade or Supply Chain subjects are preferred but not essential.


Who Are We

The Seaway Group of Companies is an Australian owned Shipping Agency & Logistics Company with 300 staff in offices across Australia, New Zealand and China.

We specialise in all areas of supply chain management including Sea Freight, Air Freight, Road/Rail Transport, Dry/Cold Warehousing and all forms of cargo. In addition, we are agents for first class principals Hegh Autoliners, TS Lines and Marfret.

Seaway is a progressive business with a friendly, energetic team and positive culture. We are focused on providing pathways for success through active management and we pride ourselves on being a welcoming, supportive and professional organisation.


How to Apply

Applicants that we select to interview will be contacted within 2 weeks of receiving an application. Please note as part of the recruitment process, the successful candidate will be required to participate in a police check.

23/03/2020 $0 CBD & Inner Suburbs 1 Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
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