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Forwarding Supervisor Job in Kenya

Function / Department: Commercial
Position Title: International Freight Forwarding Supervisor 
Reports To: Commercial Manager
Direct Reports / Supervises: Order Processing Executives
Job Purpose: Build and grow the international freight forwarding business in close liaison with various route Managers and the local sales teams 

Working Relationships: 

  • MD
  • Sales executives
  • Clients
  • Shipping lines
  • Airlines
Key Responsibilities
  • Sales Leads: Use available data from various sources to build up sales leads that are shared with group offices and followed closely to closure.
  • Client Relationship Management: Visit potential clients individually or with the direct sales team to educate and sell end to end solutions.
  • IFF Reporting: Develop and implement templates that will show gains and losses on IFF business on a monthly basis.
  • Tariffs: Manage the DMP in conjunction with HQ and ensure air and ocean rates are competitive whilst comparing with the local available rates.
  • Budget: Ensure agreed budgeted volumes and gross margin per route are achieved on a monthly basis.
  • Commercial visits: Coordinate route management visits and ensure firm appointments are fixed in close liaison with the Commercial Manager and the Managing Director.
  • Order Processing: Manage the order processing team by ensuring consistent follow up and update on all shipments on hand.
  • IFF proposals: Work closely with the pricing team to ensure all IFF proposals are responded to within 24 hours from receipt of enquiries.
Key Skills
  • Analytical
  • Computer literacy
  • Numeracy
  • Negotiation
  • Communication
  • Supervisory
  • 3 years
Personal Attributes
  • Keen
  • Proactive
  • Integrity
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Business Degree
  • Knowledge of the freight industry
How to Apply
Qualified candidates to send their CVs to on or before 22nd august indicating current salary and expected salary with the subject "International Freight Forwarding Supervisor"

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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