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Job Summary

A freight forwarding company in Middlesex are looking for an Ocean Import Manager. The Ocean Import Manager’s responsibilities include organising import operations and ensuring that they are carried out effectively and efficiently.

Duties include:

  • Administrating the operations of the department as per the particularities of the clients to ensure that targets are met
  • Communicating with the third parties involved in the day-to-day operations of the department
  • Negotiating freight rates & transport rates
  • Responsible for monitoring and updating supplier costs in customer’s quotations and using Cargowise
  • Supervising staff in the Import department and handling interactions with the clients and sellers
  • Comparison reports
  • Keeping in contact with key customers, providing them with updates and weekly reports
  • Completing all other operational undertakings and workings related to the imports of the organisation

Required skills:

  • Effective interpersonal skills, including proven abilities to listen, comprehend, effectively communicate clearly and concisely to obtain positive results
  • Pro-active, strong organizational skills
  • Good Microsoft Office and computer skills
  • Positive, willing to help attitude
  • Strong customer service skills

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Job Summary

Reference: 12614

Location: Hounslow, Middlesex, United Kingdom

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

Posted: 21 Jul 2021