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
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.
- 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
- 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
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).