Sea Freight Operations Coordinator

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Redditch
Salary
26000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual + GBP26000 - GBP30000/annum
Posted
04 Jul 2019
Closes
01 Aug 2019
Job Type
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
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