Senior Manager, Ocean Freight (KAM)

Singapore Permanent
  • Global MNC
  • Key Account Management

About Our Client

Our client is an established leader specializing in freight forwarding services with over 30,000 employees worldwide. Armed with their global connections and networks, this allows them to plan efficient routing and various transport options for their customers. They are currently looking for a Senior Manager, Ocean Freight to manage their major key account.

Job Description

  • To manage and provide leadership to the teams under your care ( Eg. Control Tower, Procurement, operation and transportation)
  • Key account management for overall major customer
  • Manage any integration and new operations process to drive efficiency
  • Ensuring all logistics and transportation are fulfilled on time with optimized cost
  • Responsible for the technical presentations of solution design and modelling of all business solutions
  • Working with the control tower team to manage any customer enquiries, RFQ, tender and project submission etc
  • Key contributor to ensure improvement and development of new structure for Supply Chain process
  • Close collaboration and building strong partnership with vendors to ensure on time and best service delivery to customer
  • Tight communication with internal teams and global networks to ensure best service rendered to customer
  • Optimizing overall transport in view of customers organization to identify possible savings
  • Ensuring service level and operational savings are attained
  • Commercial ownership of country level key accounts
  • Managing of procurement activities for barge operators and shipping lines
  • Identifying potential issues and be proactive to drive counteracting solutions

The Successful Applicant

  • Diploma or Degree in Supply Chain/Logistics or related field with minimum 10 years of similar working experience in freight/transportation industry
  • At least 5 years of team management experience managing a large team of more than 10
  • Experience in key account management
  • Excellent knowledge in Ocean Freight and shipping management
  • Strong customer and stakeholder management skills
  • Fluent communicator and good political acumen

What's on Offer

You will be in an organization that takes pride in their long history with an excellent vision for the future. Candidate will be given the opportunities to lead and contribute to a global growing business in the freight forwarding space. Our client prides itself in providing rewarding careers for its employee and encourages creativity and innovation.

Madeleine Lum
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Phone number
+65 6643 9746

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