Road Freight Commercial Centre Lead – Iraq

Job Overview

Deutsche Post DHL (DPDHL) is the logistics provider of the world with over 520,000 employees in more than 220 countries and territories.

DHL Global Forwarding, Freight (DGFF) is the Group’s air, ocean, and road freight specialist.

We offer standardized transport as well as highly specialized end-to-end solutions to customers in a wide range of industries globally.

Connecting People. Improving Lives.   

Currently, we are seeking a dynamic person to take on the role of Road Freight Commercial Center Lead, based in Erbil/Iraq.  In this role, the successful candidate is responsible to implement plans and processes as part of the RFR pricing & RFQ/tender management strategy to support the commercial strategy in line with business objectives, corporate guidelines and policies

If this exciting opportunity interests you and you meet the criteria below, please read on and apply

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement RFR pricing strategy and activities and respond to pricing enquiries in an efficient and competitive manner
  • Ensure the timely monitoring and accurate updating of local tariffs
  • Ensure RFQ development, particularly for high priority RFQs provide detailed guidance and for critical RFQs conduct launch calls
  • Contribute to processes, analyze and design systems to enhance service quality and alignment with company’s direction and long-term goals
  • Ensure, that customer and supplier requirements and service, cost and budgetary guidelines are met
  • Develop and maintain databases with specific information to enable quick responses to specific network queries
  • Build and secure business relationships with customers and suppliers and participate in negotiations
  • Ensure the preparation of carrier performance reports and reviews
  • Scan alternatives to enhance services and processes to secure cost-effective and competitive prices and negotiate competitive rates with Road freight suppliers while meeting desired service specifications and transit time targets
  • Oversee recent developments of new solutions, services, lane and traffic development
  • Resolve and analyze issues in day-to-day delivery and implement practices for RFR pricing focusing on increasing effectiveness and efficiency
  • Provide support on issues and problems from less experienced/new team members, provide direction and guidance as needed

Must have 

  •        Experience in field of Pricing Strategy, Handling RFQ’s and Capacity management.
  • Understand country Customs Regulations and processes.
  • Able to work with team and comply with local Policies and Compliance.
  • Understands and worked in development or execution of multi-mode shipping/Transport.
  • Market Knowledge with respect to Road freight.
  • Understands and runs Data analysis for Road freight for estimation and pricing.


  • Language skills – English and Arabic
  • Worked previously in Capacity management, road freight routing.

We offer:

  • Opportunities in a global company where you can contribute your ideas and skills to move towards our shared goals.
  • Flexible working hours  with the possibility of occasionally working from home upon agreement
  • Possible further career development
  • Competitive salary

Why join DHL Global Forwarding?

We are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading logistics provider with operations in over 220 countries. Visit our career site on the web at

Our TOP EMPLOYER prestigious certification attests to our best-in-class efforts to attract and retain talent by fostering a positive work environment and encouraging personal and professional development among employees. The development of talented women in our organization will be a focus for us and an important part of our DGF Strategy 2025.


We aspire to become the undisputed leader in our industry, when people think of forwarding; we want them to think DGF because we have:


  • The largest global network with more than ~30,000 passionate employees
  • The most efficient processes and fastest response times
  • The best solutions and best customer service

Our Vision: The Logistics Company for the World.

Our Mission: Excellence. Simply Delivered.
Our Purpose: Connecting People, improving lives.
Our Values: Respect & Results
Our Goals: Employer, Provider, and Investment of Choice, Living Responsibility


DHL Global Forwarding is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. 


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