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Date Added: Fri 27/08/2021

Senior Shipping / Freight Manager

London, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £45000 - £55000/annum

Bennett and Game are currently working with a leading Timber and Building Supplies company who are actively recruiting for a proven and skilled Shipping / Freight Manager to join their successful East London location.

Our client have successful working relationships in over 50 countries worldwide. They are specialists in timber and building supplies and have been successfully Importing and Exporting goods for over 80 years.

The ideal candidate for this position will be a proven Freight & Shipping Manager that has proven management experience in either the Freight or Manufacturing industry.

Senior Shipping / Freight Manager Position Overview

Within this diverse and fast paced position you will manage the companies Container and Bulk shipments in both an Import & Export operation.

You will have a small shipping/logistics team to manage day to day alongside managing the companies shipping operation in its entirety. A large part of your role will be to strategically plan to have multiple logistics route options available for the company.

You will also be the senior figure in negotiating rates, shipment invoicing, account management, business and relationship development and overall customer service management to the companies established customer base.

Senior Shipping / Freight Manager Position Requirements

Proven management experience in Freight / Shipping - Essential
Degree educated OR industry relevant qualifications - Highly Desirable
Proven ability to negotiate rates and freight costs - Essential
Knowledge of customs regulations and processes - Essential
Knowledge of both the Import & Export side of shipping - Essential
Excellent communication and relationship management skills - EssentialSenior Shipping / Freight Manager Position Remuneration

Salary DOE - Competitive
Bonus on top of salary
Company car / car allowance
Additional benefits and package can be discussed furtherWe, Bennett and Game Recruitment, a technical recruitment agency based in Chichester are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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