Sea Freight Operations Coordinator

Recruiter
Freight Personnel
Location
Redditch
Posted
21 Mar 2019
Closes
24 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Client, a multi-national, freight forwarder, has a vacancy for a Sea Freight Operations Executive to manage the day to day activities and all the related administration as well as building relationships with potential and exsisting clients and ensuring that a high standard of customer care is prevalent at all times. Main Job Purpose * Manage the day to day bookings Worldwide Sea freight jobs * Raising job files and all appropriate paperwork * Processing jobs through Fast Freight software system * Extensive client liaison to include quotations, follow up, bookings and problem solving * Extensive supplier liaison to include rate negotiations, bookings and problem solving * Internal liaison with the Sales Team, assisting with quotations and service information * Managing the jobs from start to finish in line with the client expectations and communicating effectively any service issues * Maximising the gross profit by negotiating with the supplier base * Proactively contacting the existing clients to maximise business potential * Invoicing jobs on completion * Populating internal analysis and key statistics * To be involved in the operations and sales meetings, where current jobs, quotes, problems, entertaining and other relevant topics are discussed along with the previous week's trading activity Qualities Required - Experience of Sea Freight Operations - Freight Forwarding Experience - Commercially Aware - Ability to work under pressure and prioritise workload - Ability to work on own initiative - Fast and accurate under pressure - Used to working to strict deadlines - Good Analytical Skills - Good Communicator - Tenacious attitude towards gaining work TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE YOU MUST HAVE PROVEN WORKING EXPERIENCE WITHIN A FREIGHT FORWARDING ENVITRONMENT IN SEA FREIGHT.

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