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Trainee, Pricing and Costing Specialist

Job Description

Trainee, Costings Specialist

**No experience required – full training provided**

We are looking for a Trainee, Costings Specialist to join our client, an HR, Transport & Logistics provider in Alphen aan den Rijn, Amsterdam.

You will be responsible for ensuring that moving and relocation services are cost appropriately and that the best rates are secured from freight forwarders to ensure profit.

This is a full-time office-based role. 

What skills are required?

• Keen and motivated to learn

• Fluency in English & Dutch is essential

• Must have excellent numerical skills, and be confident with numbers

• Eye for detail and accuracy

• Desire to be successful and build a long-term career within the same company

• Professionalism and commercial acumen

• Able to work as a team and independently

• Excellent IT skills using Microsoft office products, etc.

• Preferably Bachelor's degree educated or previous work experience in a similar position

What will the role involve?

• Ensuring sales prices are estimated accurately and in accordance with the account pricing schedule or policy.

• Maximising revenue opportunities whilst ensuring policy compliance.

• Producing single quotations and assisting with general pricing and tariff queries.

• Produce quotations for customers within agreed KPIs.

• Ensure accurate revenue records are maintained.

• Manage pricing schedules, and tariffs ensuring they are updated as required.

Cost Management

• Ensuring the accuracy of financial components of the household goods move (initial costing, booking, financial management and invoicing).

• Accurate costing of the job based on the use of agreed supplier’s tariffs.

• Sourcing, ensuring and negotiating the best rates.

• Ensuring accurate costs and charges are maintained throughout the move process.

• Ensuring supplier invoices are approved.


• Raising sales invoices within the agreed KPI.

• Ensuring the necessary criteria for invoicing are in place at the point of booking.

• Accurate costs and charges are entered to RA.

• Ensuring accurate billing instructions.

There is an excellent opportunity for career progression, development and growth, so if you are looking to start a long-term and successful career, apply today!