Sea Freight Manager

  • £34k - 35k per year
  • Essex
  • Red Recruit

Sea Freight Manager - VR/20518

The Company & Role:

Our client, a specialist in Freight Forwarding, Transportation and Logistics Solutions, is looking for a Sea Freight Manager for their busy Ocean Freight Department in Essex.

Hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 5.30pm with 1 hour unpaid for lunch.


Assist the Head of UK Air and Ocean in the execution of their dutiesManage the day to day workflow of department staff measuring activitiesAlways maintain excellent customer and inter-departmental relationshipsComplete all import/export jobs correctlyComplete all customs import/export declaration forms correctlyAlways maintain and utilise the operational systemMaintain regular communication with sales teams reporting new sales leadsCreate new and maintain current SOPs for the departmentCommunicate quotations to Head of Air & Ocean/Sales team within two hours of receiptImplement and improve new efficiencies in customer workflowEnsure all reports are generated by given deadlinesBefore release ensure all goods under the companys own deferment are approved for delivery via finance teamEnsure all departments invoicing is completed within 48 hours of activityFollow up late customer payments in conjunction with credit controlEnsure insurances are charged correctly and any insurance claims are handled in accordance with the company policy proceduresProvide holiday and sickness cover as required

Skills & Experience Required:

Extensive Freight Forwarding, both export & import sea freight experienceMust be a team player and demonstrate experience of managing a teamHigh level attention to detailGood working knowledge of Microsoft ExcelMust be able to prioritise and organise own workloadMust have commercial awarenessMust be flexible with their working hours

In Return:

Salary of c£35k depending on experience

Benefits include - Death in Service, Private Medical Scheme, Pension Plan, Car Park

If you're interested, click apply now, or email our Shipping Team on [email protected]

  • Advertiser: Agency
  • Reference: VR/20518