Freight Audit and Payment Team Lead

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(38 hours per week)

The Team lead Freight Audit & Payment is part of the Central Transport team and reports directly to the Manager Central Transport Planning.

As Team lead Freight Audit & Payment, you are responsible for the proper handling of the (financial) administration flow within transport, (proactive advice of the business in this area, (end) control of the financial and administrative flow within transport and reporting and reviewing the results of external carriers and TSP. You head up the  Freight Audit & Payment team.

Daily Activities

You will be responsible for delivering data to external carrier or Transport Service Providers  for proper billing and for handling of the administration of external carriers and TSP (for full Action). You will also be responsible for all checks on changes, invoices and driver data provided and for the implementation and monitoring of tariff agreements with external  transport service providers

You will provide (proactive) advice to internal parties, such as Controlling, Procurement and Management Transport and you will review and report on results of external carriers and TSP and Controlling and may provide an improvement advice. Moreover, you will provide insight and advice on compliance with (charter) contracts with transport service providers and you will contribute to drawing up contracts for TSP’s at operational and financial level.

You will take the lead where necessary, gives clear working instructions, plans employees and activities in such a manner that targets are successfully achieved. You will be actively involved in improving employee skills by providing constructive feedback, instructions, explanation and coaching. You will give direct and constructive feedback about the delivered performance and personal development related to future requirements and priorities and you will stimulate employees to join in on the thought process and to actively contribute to the development of new ideas and to learn from their own experiences and those of others.

Who are you

You are pro-active looking for optimizing processes within your responsibilities. You have an affinity with the Supply Chain, preferably within Transport. You are highly organized, know how to structure work and projects, and come within deadlines and in accordance with guidelines. You show leadership and make proposals for efficient and effective working methods with the least possible complexity and implement them.

Furthermore you have:

  • Bachelor degree , and at least 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Excellent knowledge of at least Dutch and English language;
  • Knowledge of various computer systems, where knowledge of Excel is a must.
What we offer you

Action is the place to be! We are growing in an average rate of 30% per year. Our expansion is phenomenal and we are opening stores every day in different countries. We are one of the fastest growing  retail companies of the moment, and we are ambitious, we are hungry for much more! We are planning a big digital transformation to make our customers even happier by offering more and more treasures for unbelievable prices. 

Although we have more than 51.000 employees we don’t want to call ourselves a corporation: we are still a very hands on company and we enjoy making the impossible, possible. We don’t wear ties and love to show that we are all hardworking and down to earth. What are you waiting for? Join us!

In addition we offer:

  • Attractive base salary
  • 24 holiday days a year and the option to buy 5 extra days a year (based on 38 hours)
  • Laptop + smartphone
  • 15% discount on all Action merchandise
  • An attractive pension plan

Personal Growth
The Action Academy offers various training modules with which you can further develop. Programs in areas such as leadership, communication, Excel and project management are offered in-house. In addition, external development and / or training opportunities are negotiable. 


For more information about the application procedure, please contact our recruiter Christina Asimakopoulou via WhatsApp 0620106613. You can only apply via the online application form!

While we appreciate the offer of assistance, unfortunately Action does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Action via-email, the Internet or directly without a valid written search agreement will be deemed the sole property of Action, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Action.

Got Q's and need A's?

Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) it may take longer than usual before you receive a response to your application. In addition, physical interviews will no longer take place, but instead we will schedule a telephone conversation with you so we can get to know you better. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

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