Head of Ocean Freight (Leading Shipping/Freight Forwarding MNC)

Thame's Human Resources Pte Ltd | Date Posted: 8-Jan-2019
EA Licence No: 11C5602 | EA Personal Registration No: R1105612
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Job Nature:
Position Level:
Senior Manager
Diploma, Bachelor's / Honours

Job Description


• Accountable for leading and developing the business; Plan and develop strategies to support achievement of planned business growth
• Develop strong, sustainable customer relationships with new and existing customers; Lead in continuous engagements and strategic interfaces with Key Accounts
• Provide leadership in the areas of product and business development and daily management of operations locally (resource utilisation)
• Lead the development, implementation and localisation of key initiatives and programmes
• Facilitate and support efforts in maintaining healthy relationships with trade bodies and government agencies & authorities; Liaise with regulatory agencies to ensure operations comply with all local regulatory requirements.
• Establish KPIs for internal operations management and obtain agreement & commitment from staff and local management
• Provide guidelines and support for implementation of programs such as security/ safety and ISO regulations to meet country mandated regulatory requirements
• Negotiate with Vendors, Carriers/Suppliers on contractual and business arrangements according to corporate policy to meet corporate local requirements
• Carriers/Suppliers contract, performance and relationship management
• Work closely with Heads of other departments/business units to generate business; Leads and resolve inter-departmental business/operations issues            
• Collaborate with Regional resources/heads to bring best expertise for closing deals and implementing solutions
• Define, implement and monitor service and quality standards
• Interact with Regional on pricing matters and respond to customer RFQs, RFIs & RFPs
• Brings knowledge to market to inform or stimulate markets and opportunities
• Determine organization structure, roles and responsibility and performance targets for function
• Develop a culture of quality, service excellence and teamwork, flexibility and cost consciousness


• Degree with more than 8 years of relevant experience in a managerial position
• Knowledge of shipipng industry and ocean freight operations in local market                                                                  
• Knowledge of local Custom rules & regulations                                                            
• Knowledge of international trading and documentation practices
• Good leadership, communication and interpersonal skills
• Analytical & Negotiation skills                                                                                                                                • Excellent Ocean product knowledge


Selected candidate will be awarded with a competitive compensation package and a rewarding career. Please click "Apply" to submit your application with your full cv and include your current/last drawn salary, expected salary, your availability/notice period, motivation factors for your next career move and a recent photo (if available).

For any enquiries, please write to meisee(a)thameshr.com (Reg No. R1105612). We thank you for your interest in this application and regret that only short-listed candidates are notified.


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