Airfreight Manager

We have a brand new and exciting opportunity to join our fast-growing business. Our culture is vibrant, forward thinking, fast paced and customer focused. The purpose of the role is to development and maintain our international airfreight service ensuring the department runs efficiently for all imports and exports in line with customer requirements and supplier agreements. This is a highly rewarding role that will allow you to put your own stamp on things. About the role
• You will work closely with the senior management team to expand and explore new market opportunities to ensure the Company remains innovative and competitive within the marketplace on both price and service.
• You will identify, develop and maintain quality suppliers, service contracts and supplier agreements.
• You will plan, organise and manage the work of your team to ensure quotes are sourced in a timely manner and consignments are managed and tracked throughout all phases of the journey.
• You will ensure ope rational processes and documents are completed in accordance with business and legislative requirements.
• You will monitor the department's performance by producing monthly reports to implement efficiencies and best practice. To succeed You will have excellent organisational and communication skills and the ability to work under pressure. You will be a natural leader with the ability to drive individual performance and continual improvement to achieve high standards of efficiency. You will be commercially focused and expected to use your own initiative. Is this role for you?
• You have experience working in a freight forwarding environment.
• You have airfreight operational experience and customs knowledge.
• You have experience of supervising/managing a team.
• You are enthusiastic and target driven with excellent communication skills. What you'll get in return We offer a competitive salary, 33 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays, a contributory pension scheme and a friendly office environment. Free onsite parking, a phone and laptop. The role involves working Monday to Friday, 9 am - 5 pm.

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