Ocean Freight Manager

Website DSV - Global Transport and Logistics

Job Description:

The role will focus on the delivery of operational excellence, streamlined process improvement and improved technology solutions for Port Elizabeth customers, as well as the responsibility for new business; customer retention and growth for the SEA department (imports and exports).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the appropriate department structure and staffing to support the performance delivery.
  • Drive continuous improvements to day-to-day operations, and identify opportunities to provide best in class supply chain management solutions to Port Elizabeths customers.
  • Conduct regular appraisal meetings setting objectives in line with the Company’s goals and to provide succession management.
  • Be a great people leader: build strong relationships and team, hiring of staff, commit to the growth of individuals on team and lead by example.
  • Delivering the Import and Export operations and financial performance, working with Director Ocean to prepare budget and business plans.
  • Review and appraise all suppliers, and ensure all suppliers pro-actively managed with agreed KPIs and SLAs.

Job Requirements:

  • Advacned level with CargoWise 1 experience.
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Forwarding & Clearing environment.
  • Previous maner gerial experience.
  • Excellent people management skills.
  • Experience in managing a P&L for a company or department.

Job Details:

Company: DSV - Global Transport and Logistics

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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