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Global Tender & Contract Management Specialist

– Based in Nørresundby

Are you ready to embark on a growth journey with Wrist, the world’s largest ship supplier? Are you driven by analytical challenges and inspired by the thought of contributing directly to business success? Do you thrive in a dynamic sales environment that prioritizes speed, a winning mindset and both personal and professional advancement? If so, our exciting opportunity as a Global Tender & Contract Management Specialist awaits you.

As a Global Tender & Contract Management Specialist at Wrist Ship Supply, you will join our commercial organization, which is responsible for steering our sales activities with our customer base. The team coordinates and manages global tenders across the organization and oversees all strategic aspects of our tender and contract management setup.

Our ambition is to transition from the basic tender and contract management setup we currently employ to a best-in-class setup, where the utilization of artificial intelligence and other tools is prioritized. Through enhancing our processes, we aim to boost contracted business and grow our topline.

Hybrid work with base in Nørresundby
With reference to our Director of Global Tender & Contract Management, you will become part of an exceptional team embarking on an ambitious journey. You will have the opportunity to expand your horizons by collaborating within highly integrated teams across the globe, engaging with individuals from diverse professional and cultural backgrounds. You will also have the chance to advance your career in a workplace that values flexibility as a shared interest, operating with a hybrid-working model and prioritizing a healthy work-life balance. Your primary office will be located in Nørresundby.

Your key responsibility will be to coordinate global tenders, manage product selection, maintain our tools, and oversee contract agreements. You'll collaborate closely with the Global Procurement team on assortment strategies and contribute to improving our tender processes. Additionally, you'll have the opportunity to define your purpose and positively impact our teams, business and clients. Continuous improvement and effective coordination across departments. 

More specifically, your key responsibilities will be:

  • Running data-driven processes
  • Managing end-to-end projects for our tendering across all departments
  • Administering tender projects, including meeting planning, coordination and administration of the tender/procurement process
  • Contributing to the optimization of tender and sales processes, driving continuous improvements
  • Leading and interacting with all stakeholders
  • Developing in-depth knowledge of products, projects, technologies, sales processes, markets, commercial strategies and customers
  • Transforming manual processes to automated ones

Qualifications & requirements
We're looking for someone who is structured, analytical and able to make fact-based decisions. You should be curious, purpose-driven and adept at turning challenges into opportunities by asking the right questions. In our fast-paced environment, an open mindset, strong communication skills and inclusivity are vital. A bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business, Engineering, or a similar field, along with fluency in English, is preferred.

Moreover, we expect you to have the following qualifications:

  • Experience and willingness to work with Excel
  • Experience in coordination and project management
  • Ability to prioritize and manage processes effectively
  • Experience in managing and running projects, collaborating with diverse individuals
  • Proficiency in developing and implementing processes and workflows
  • Strong team player, capable of engaging across different business areas
  • Successfully drive communication and engaging others in task delivery

Personality matters

As a person, you are trustworthy, resilient and possess a high level of business acumen to generate tangible value for the customers and Wrist.

We offer more than just a job

We wish to be the best at what we do, and everything we do is based on our values of “Winning Attitude, Customer Orientation, and Getting it Done”.

We offer flexible working hours and numerous employee benefits, counting a healthy canteen, take away, free fruit, and fitness facilities. Wrist supports local elite sports, offering tickets to home games. You can expect free parking and access to Clever EV charging stations. Moreover, we have an active employee association that invites us all to play paddle, badminton and board games etc. and to join the yearly DHL relay race.

Do you want to be part of Wrist?

Please send your application and CV marked ‘Global Tender & Contract Management Specialist’ to job@wrist.com no later than 14. April 2024.

For more details or questions, feel free to contact Sabine Sørensen, Director of Global Tender & Contract Management on tel.: +45 2095 2007 or saso@wrist.com.

Starting date: As soon as possible


About Wrist 

Wrist is the world’s leading ship and offshore supplier of marine provisions and stores with a market share of approximately 12%.

With the launch of the digital marketplace, Source2Sea, Wrist is leading the digital transformation of the marine supply industry. All year round, we offer 24/7 global online sourcing and logistics, providing data transparency, automation, and convenience to our customers.

We continuously work on reducing our climate impact while at the same time proactively addressing our customers’ growing demand and need for responsible solutions and services.

From more than 30 locations worldwide, in all major shipping locations, 1,800 Wrist employees take pride in making it easy for our customers to order and receive marine supplies and services.