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Job Summary

Our client, a global logistics company are in search of a Freight General Manager to oversee the entire shipping process on a worldwide basis. This new and exciting role is based in Dubai 

The Freight General Manager will oversee the shipping process from collection to delivery ensuring all customer needs are met.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare customer quotations ensuring the company remains competitive
  • Provide customer and vendor updates, ensuring all parties needs are met
  • Offer strategic business direction through the collection and analysis of business statistics
  • Manage supplier relations, building upon the current network
  • Oversee the onboarding of customer contracts, working in line with the company policy
  • Develop key relationships with new and existing clients leading to winning new business, increasing company revenue
  • Negotiate with partners and brokers to provide the best quotes
  • Communicate all sales and vendor service issues to Senior management

Skills:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a operations based role, managing the shipping process
  • Previous Sales experience within the logistics industry
  • Graduate level educated or equivalent
  • Fluent in English and regional languages such French would be desirable
  • Commercially minded, with a desire to drive profitability whilst still providing outstanding customer service
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of freight forwarding software such as Cargowise would be preferred

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Reference: 12116

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

Posted: 21 Apr 2021