Export Manager Airfreight Export Manager Airfreight

Region: Noord-Holland

Location: Schiphol

Due to an interval promotion of the current Export Manager Airfreight we are urgently looking for qualified candidates for this position as his successor.

Company profile
Our customer is a Supply Chain Operator ranking among the top companies in its field in Europe and the World. The international reach includes a direct presence in 67 countries and a global network spanning over 120 countries.

Transport and Logistics form a key sector in the world economy. As a major international player on this sector, the company is geared to full satisfaction of all stakeholders, starting with its workforce, more than 39500 men and women worldwide who share the same values of commitment, innovation, trust, solidarity and passion that form the pillars of the corporate strategy.

As Export Manager you'll have an important role in our Airfreight Branch at Schiphol Airport. You are responsible for day-to-day activities and managing and coaching your team (+/-15 FTE). In collaboration with the Operations Manager AIR you set a strategy for the department to ensure the continued success of the department. You set and monitor KPI's and will be responsible for the performance of the team. You strive for customer satisfaction and good customer service in which you develop and maintain relationships with (high potential) accounts, overseas agents, airlines, etc.

You will be responsible for the daily operational execution of all export activities (operational productivity and quality) by the Freight Forwarders in your team, and participates in the operational execution of export services him/herself when/where necessary.
You make sure that your branch knowledge stays up-to-date and you will back up other colleagues during absence or peaks in workload. In this position you will work from our office at Schiphol and report to the Operations Manager AIR.

-You have a vocational (HBO) working and thinking level and have at least 8 - 10 years relevant freight forwarding experience and 4 - 5 years leadership experience.
-You understand the financial picture of the forwarding process (costs, loss, profit, currencies).
-You are an experienced user of one or more IT systems used within the freight forwarding industry and MS Office applications.
-You have excellent communication skills in Dutch and English (written & verbal) and have good intercultural skills.
-You are a representative pro-active communicator and a team player, ready to be challenged by a high profile customer.

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

Email: edwin.de.jongh@fr8.nl


Riejanne de Zeeuw:

Mobile +31 611456630

Email: riejanne.dezeeuw@fr8.nl



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