Country Cargo Manager -  Netherlands Country Cargo Manager - Netherlands

Region: Noord-Holland

Location: Amsterdam-Schiphol

Company profile

Cargo Manager –Netherlands

• Both directly and indirectly manage cargo employees in compliance with corporate and local regulations, policies and procedures to ensure the development of a disciplined, skilled and motivated work force.
• Identify objectives and implement strategies for sales and operational activities for The Netherlands. Recommend to Head Office sales policies, pricing and marketing activities relevant to the region
• Undertake sales and other commercial activities to meet corporate revenue, tonnage and yield objectives. Identify and develop new customer segments (e.g. road feeder, offline activities). Negotiate tonnage and revenue agreements with new and existing clients within the region.
• Identify local trends and provide timely feedback on market conditions with respect to pricing and competitor activities.
• Work with Head Office in the management of regional and global accounts, in order to maximize revenue
• Provide periodic reports and analysis on commercial contacts, the rate of attainment against objectives and the effectiveness of the station performance (route and point of sale) including monitoring financial risk for stations in the territory
• Through pro-active communication, ensure agents and other customers are appraised of airline's products, services, and e-business capabilities, thereby contributing to enhanced customer service standards, repeat business and customer loyalty.
• Coordinate with cargo employees, handling agents, airport authorities and other suppliers to ensure that they are conversant with airline's operational requirements and procedures (including Special Handling) in order to maximize cargo uplifts and optimize the utilization of capacity with the requisite service standards, cost efficiencies and revenue generation. Ensure compliance with company and industry rules, policies and procedures for safe, secure and efficient operations.
• Contribute to the compilation and production of annual revenue and expenditure budgets for the department with the objective of increasing productivity and profitability.


• University graduate preferred.
• Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Air Cargo field sales and operations, at least five years of which should be at a senior level.
• Relevant courses pertaining to air cargo sales and operations.
• Advanced Load Control and Dangerous Goods Acceptance license preferred.
• Knowledge of local area cargo environment.
• Fluent in written and spoken Dutch and English.
• Proven ability in leading and developing staff.
• Strong presentation and negotiation skills.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

For more information please contact Edwin de Jongh. You can also directly apply for this job.


The Netherlands:

Fr8, Cargo Aviation Management & Recruitment B.V.
Straatweg 43 A,
3621 BH Breukelen

Tel: +31 346251961


Edwin de Jongh:

Mobile +31 651497293



Riejanne de Zeeuw:

Mobile +31 611456630




Fr8 Recruitment
Kalmoesstraat 41,
3193 SC Rotterdam-Hoogvliet

T: +31 108184933 / M: +31 681934543


Fr8, Cargo Aviation Management & Recruitment Services
Eikenbergstraat 22
B-3012 Leuven


T: +32 495290806


United Kingdom:


Fr8, Cargo Aviation Management & Recruitment 

19 Churchill Way, Broadbridge Heath


West Sussex RH12 3TY, England



T: + 44 7585 070309