NADIA is exclusively working with a well-established UAE based freight forwarding company operating since early 2000 providing solutions across the globe who are looking for Head of Freight Forwarding. This is a new role within the organization and an excellent opportunity to join a rapidly expanding freight forwarding company. Reporting to the CEO.
Operations / Sales Commercial / Business Development Key Accounts Finance / People Management
• Hands-on in maintaining operational excellence, lead the response to tenders and RFQ’s, and win new clients. • Represent the Freight Forwarding Division (Ocean, Air, Land, Project Cargo and other services) • Responsible for operational execution in the key sectors • Make proposals, respond to RFQ’s etc to win profitable new business • Streamline operational processes and SOP's • Responsible for the budget, business plan, reporting and general management of the office. • Formulation of the overall division strategy, ensuring delivery of revenue and profit growth, and implementation of the freight management activity. • Motivate and drive the group for achieving set targets • Develop personal relationships with high value accounts • Ensure KPI’s of freight operations are met for achieving productivity results • Control costs in line with growth prospects • Ensuring customer satisfaction and operational excellence
Requirements: • At least 10 years’ experience at management level in freight forwarding for major multinationals • Preferably with degree in logistics related studies • Commercial flair and a proven ability to develop new business and able to develop close relationships with key clients • Strong leadership and motivator • Good English communication skills