BRANCH MANAGER SEAFREIGHT

Posted 3 years ago

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Matric
  • FIATA Diploma or equivalent.
  • 3-year freight forwarding qualification.

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 10 years freight forwarding experience with a minimum 5 years in management capacity.
  • Demonstrable experience & extensive knowledge in all facets of the business, including but not limited to, customs clearing, sea freight, contract logistics and new business sales.
  • Sound knowledge of current management practices.

ADVANTAGEOUS ATTRIBUTES:

  • Can communicate within the team and contribute to the overall success of the team.
  • Strong financial acumen with a flair for numbers.
  • Have the demonstrated ability to identify and develop new business opportunities within current and new client base.
  • Solid business and leadership acumen.
  • The ability to implement strategic drivers within the business.

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Drive the development and implementation of the branch operational plan.
  • Monitor and maximise the branch’s resources and ensure operational efficiencies.
  • Ensure that the financial controls are adhered too and managed in line with company policy and procedures.
  • Provide leadership, guidance and motivation to the branch management team and staff with regards to the

behaviour and performance expected.

  • Assist quality control manager in the encouragement of attitude and effort towards continued quality upliftment.
  • Service clients and monitor service levels.
  • Manage, control and be accountable for branch budget and results.
  • Active participation to develop new business.
  • Manage the branch financial housekeeping ensuring that the branch financial records are current at all times.
  • Ensure that all communication from executive and management level is effectively communicated to all branch employees.
  • Align the branch operational strategy to the company strategy and ensure effective implementation of the strategy within the branch.
  • Comply with the requirements of quality management system.

Job Features

Job CategoryAir freight and Sea freight

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