Head of Operations (Air & Ocean Freight)

Bangkok Permanent THB200,000 - THB300,000 per month (THB2,400,000 - THB3,600,000 per year)
  • Exciting leadership opportunity
  • Newly established role

About Our Client

Our client is a growing international freight forwarding company who are currently establishing and growing their presence in Thailand.

Job Description

  • To be responsible for the operational results and administration of all containers services, traffics and network connections.
  • Responsible for staff planning, build up team, give proper training and task assignment to team members.
  • Profit and loss (P&L) development of Ocean & Air freight products.
  • Responsible for the monthly performance data preparation and review.
  • To be the key contact for carrier negotiation in local contract.
  • To provide support to products operative regarding market situation and rate level.
  • To participate in meetings with marketing / sales team for major trade lanes in cooperation with others company subsidiaries at area/regional/global.
  • Work together with the sales team for customer relationship management and new service implementation.
  • Work closely with partners overseas country to define necessary products to achieve the targets budgeted.
  • Allocation achievement performance with the carriers.
  • Focus on the vendor management and assure that all of vendor can be kept at good performance as per company required
  • Vendor Contract and performance review.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelors Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, Engineering, Foreign Trade and/or equivalent.
  • Minimum 10 years relevant International Trade (Import- Exports Air or Ocean) and freight forwarding experience.
  • Minimum 5 years management experience.
  • Knowledge of procedures for international and domestic freight, trucking and warehouse services.
  • Dangerous Goods awareness is an added advantage.
  • Ability to understand, interpret, and explain complex and abstract solutions issues and respond appropriately.
  • Able to utilise sound, independent judgement and make responsible decisions and recommendations.
  • Excellent follow-through and detail orientation.
  • Have the ability to handle issues with any partner in this business (shipping line, cargo owners, brokers and involved authority).
  • Excellent command of both written and spoken Thai & English.

What's on Offer

  • Excellent remuneration package based on experiences.
  • Opportunity to be part of a pioneering team in Thailand.
Contact
Sonia Fernandez
Quote job ref
JN-082023-6160941
Phone number
+66 2 012 5017

Job summary

Sector
Procurement & Supply Chain
Specialisation
Logistics - Import / Export
What is your area of specialisation?
Transport & Distribution
Location
Bangkok
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Sonia Fernandez
Consultant phone
+66 2 012 5017
Job Reference
JN-082023-6160941

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