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Key Account Operator - Forwarding

Location: DOCKLANDS, LONDON Salary: 28000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 10 months ago Reference: 3158945

Job Description:

• Manage logistics requirements by air / road and sea with experience in export / import and cross trade movements
• Arrange relevant paperwork for client shipments (Shipping Invoices, ATA Carnets, T1 / T2 Documents, DG Certification, Bills of Lading, Air waybill Instructions, CMR Documents).
• Manage from initial client enquiry / through the complete job to invoicing and post event wrap up meetings with clients
• Manage day to day administration of the department and provide support to colleagues working away from the office as part of a team.
• Work to strict deadlines for moving equipment to and from events
• Provide first class customer service at all times
• Maintain and develop relationships with clients old and new
• Occasional requirement for working outside of normal business hours (evenings and weekends) to meet deadlines or manage projects.

Candidate Requirements:
• Experience in freight forwarding
• A proven track record of exports, imports and cross trade across all modes of freight forwarding including customs requirements
• Excellent communication skills and confidence in face to face situations
• Accurate and organised approach to work with good time management skills to ensure deadlines are met
• Ability to work under pressure, both individually and as part of a team
• European language skills would be an advantage but not a requirement

Reliable and flexible. You will be required to travel (mainly to Europe) for periods of between 2 weeks at any one time (a fully valid UK / EU passport required).

Excellent package for the right person !

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