Ocean Freight Manager, Gateway & Product Solution

Job description

About the Company
Our client is a global leader within Freight Forwarding in the World. They are looking for a Ocean Freight Manager, Gateway & Product Solution to join their Ocean Freight team in Singapore.

Reporting Line
Sub-Regional Ocean Freight Director, Southeast Asia

Job Responsibilities

  • SG carrier and NVOCC engagement and development.
  • Procurement, pricing and quotation for spot quotes, local charges and RFQ.
  • Sales support by meeting customers along with sales for medium size customers.
  • Management of loss files and review.
  • Volume development.
  • Implementation of new business and LCL optimisation.
  • Set up of gateway and consolidation platform for LCL.
  • To develop the overall product strategy and direction for the Ocean Freight Forwarding product in accordance and alignment with the country strategy.
  • Advise on key decisions relating to the business activities for the Ocean Freight department, in consultation with senior management when necessary.
  • Oversee locally the development of new Ocean Freight business, including the commercial policy and future strategic business direction.
  • Handle tender and pricing requests from Network, Agents and internal stakeholders.
  • Ocean Freight Procurement, sourcing and negotiating for competitive price-structure.
  • Report preparation and submission (various assigned reports).
  • The Ocean Freight Manager, Gateway & Product Solution will work closely with Ocean Freight Director – SEA in setting up of Container Freight Station CFS).

What they are looking for

  • Are you a result oriented, competent Ocean Freight Manager, Gateway & Product Solution?
  • Educated to a minimum of Diploma in Engineering, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering or equivalent work experience in the logistics field.
  • At least 10 year(s) of working experience in the related field is required for this position.
  • Preferably Managers specializing in Logistics/Supply Chain or equivalent.
  • Competency or experience in CargoWise, EDI & DG preferred
  • Good communicator, influencer and negotiator.
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Exhibits sound business acumen and business development skills.
  • Independent and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Pro-active and aggressive towards Sales.

Why apply for these roles?

  • Our client is a global leader within Freight Forwarding in the World.
  • The Ocean Freight Manager, Gateway & Product Solution will play a key part of the Ocean Freight team – your impact will be felt regionally.
  • The company has a firm commitment to ongoing professional development and opportunities for career progression are excellent.
  • The company prides itself on its commitment to teamwork – you will be part of a highly collaborative team.
  • Their remuneration package is competitive with the market.