Operations Manager Freight Forwarding (French speaker m/f)

Job Description

Our client is a relatively small but successful forwarding / shipping agent ( NVOCC ) specialized in organizing shipments to the African continent. The company provides a high level of service to its customers and is an expert at dealing with the complexity of these logistic operations.

Always up for a challenge, service oriented, quality-driven and professional are the keywords that best describe the company.

For the Operations Department we are currently hiring an enthusiastic, ambitious, independent & hands-on

Operations Manager

As an operations manager you independently plan and organize all forwarding assignments, you handle all administrative duties, you coordinate the different dossiers and you coordinate a small team of logistic employees.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating all operational logistic activities and providing leadership to employees.
  • Informing customers regarding the type of freight and shipping methods (road, sea, air). You provide them with quotes
  • Staying in touch with the market and proactively participating in growing the client base.
  • Conducting research on shipping possibilities and rates.
  • Keeping track of the shipments, coordinating consolidation of goods.
  • Providing packaging instructions to forwarding agents;
  • Organizing shipment and logistics planning
  • Taking care of import and export documents
  • Invoicing and credit control where necessary

Requirements

  • A professional education (HBO, University of Applied Sciences), preferably complemented with relevant courses and knowledge of / experience in the market(s) in which our client operates.
  • Knowlegde of logistic processes and methods, administration and relevant regulation / legislation.
  • Knowledge of sector-specific computer applications
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team
  • Works accurately and communicates clearly
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in organizing freight forwarding
  • Experience with complex logistic projects is an advantage
  • Command of the English, French and Dutch language

The offer:

An independent position with  great responsibility where every day is different. Internal growth opportunities. A competitive package.

 

Interested? Apply directly or contact Myron Hess (contact details on this page).

 
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