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Sea Freight Director


  • £60000 - £80000 per annum
  • Basildon
  • Posted: 25/05/2018
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 479100297

Job Details

The BJD Group has been engaged to find an experienced, commercially focussed, Sea Freight Director for an established but growing Freight Forwarder. The will be ideally based out of Essex, with a salary of between £60,000 - £80,000.

The Company

Well established International Logistics company.

The Role

A Sea Freight Director is needed to start up the Sea Freight department within this well-known Logistics Provider. The infrastructure is in place, however a passionate, motivated Sea Freight Expert is required to hit the ground running when setting up this division.

As Sea Freight Director you will be responsible for the effective and efficient running of a brand new Sea Freight Operation whilst building rapport between internal departments, to ensure the Sea Freight Department runs in parallel with the rest of the business. You will ideally have a proven track record in building a Sea Freight Network and have a strong client base.

You will form a part of a passionate management team and be driven to use the great base provided to succeed within a given budget

Responsibilities include:

• Set up Sea Freight Department within well-established Freight Forwarder.

• Ensure the operation consistently meets the requirements of the business via management of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

• Ensure the operations comply with all relevant transport legislation and runs safely.

• Develop a team and people management

• P&L responsibility

The Person

To apply for the position of Sea Freight Director you must have already had senior management responsibility for running a Sea Freight operation.

• Demonstrable knowledge of Sea Freight Legislation

• Start-up experience desirable

• Excellent people management and leadership skills

• Experience handling international shipments

Package and Prospects

On offer is a salary of circa £50,000 - £80,000 (dependant on experience) and benefits

This is an exciting opportunity to develop your career with successful organisation within an ever changing environment where the impact of your work will be highly visible across the organisation.

Location:

Based in the Essex:

Basildon

Grays

Purfleet

Dagenham

Colchester

Chelmsford

Romford

And surrounding areas