We require a dedicated, self- motivated and go-ahead import operational person for an office-based role that entails working as a key part of our successful FCL operations team here in Tilbury.
The successful candidate will be capable of good liaison with our various customers, suppliers and sub-contractors such as shipping lines, hauliers and depots. He/she will have the ability to maximise profitability whenever the opportunity arises and to engage with our customers in order to grow their support. The candidate must have a proven successful track record working for a small to medium sized freight forwarder.
This role would be suitable for someone with a quick brain who can make the right decision in sometimes difficult circumstances.
The successful candidate will have operational experience in deep sea freight forwarding, preferably at least 3 to 5 years. A key requirement is the ability to express oneself well verbally and in writing .Excellent work presentation, spelling and grammar is essential. Good maths skills are also required.
He/ She will be reliable, punctual, and have a complete understanding of all forwarding operational activities. He/she will also have a good telephone manner; be I. T. literate with a good knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint ; be able to work well as part of a small team and be prepared to help out where necessary undertaking other office duties of a forwarding/admin. nature.
Good personal presentation and interpersonal skills are essential