Ocean Freight Clerk - Dublin 15
Dublin North, Dublin, IE
5d ago
source : Monster

An excellent opportunity is now available to move your career forward by joining the Seafreight Forwarding team of a leading international freight forwarder.

This is a very busy, fast moving role and expectations are high in order to deliver a professional and prompt service to customers.

You will be part of a team responsible for the operational management of customers supply chain requirements by working on your own initiative and also being a key player in the Seafreight team to offer priority solutions in a timely and efficient manner to the end customers.

Primary Responsibilities; Overall responsibility for operational performance, including dealing with customs clearance / invoicing / creditors invoices / accruals / customer reports / other administration duties Key Interface with customer accounts on all operational issues Foster and develop good relations with both existing and potential customers to ensure retention and growth Liaise with overseas partners to ensure the department is proactive in providing a quality operational performance to customers Ensure all partners in the supply chain are working effectively and efficiently to ensure smooth operations Escalate and communicate to stakeholders when appropriate Utilise support structures to the best advantage of our customers needs quality, process design, solutions, IT, Management Arrange and propose cost effective solutions for inbound / outbound transportation whilst maintaining Client delivery performance Management and maintenance of rates structures, tariffs, SOPs, KPIs etc.

Maintain a strong link between the internal and Client operational departments and drive day to day’ operational improvements that benefit the customers Develop, implement and deliver agreed business management reports to agreed timelines Work closely with the Customer Solutions Teams in developing enhanced solutions and service offerings for customers Comply with all Client GMP & GDP requirements.

  • Comply with all onsite Health & Safety requirements and guidelines Maintaining and / or implementing good working practices and procedures to ensure that the department runs efficiently and with professionalism Proactive participation and adherence to the Company's QSHE (Quality, Safety, Health & Environ) system Delivering excellence in quality and customer service every time Managing your performance via Key Performance Indicators as discussed with your manager Pro actively look for continuous improvement with the department to ultimately provide the customers with an efficient and professional service Promote the client positively with customers through high quality of work, excellent communication, pro active approach and positive attitude Provide operational departmental cover where required Other ad- hoc responsibilities as required by you manager Minimum Requirements;
  • 3+ years experience in Freight and Logistics operations and or commercial (multi modal) in a busy seafreight forwarding environment Experience in a large / multinational company environment would be beneficial Experience in driving improvements in operations Strong analytical skills with exceptional eye for detail Dynamic individual with excellent interpersonal skills and high levels of self -motivation Self starter with the ability to work on own initiative with minimum supervision Ability to deliver in a fast moving / dynamic environment Excellent organisational / time management skills Excellent communication skills Continuous improvement mindset Able to fulfil time -critical tasks on time, keep schedules and date lines Ability to influence and align business managers to ensure client is fully supported Terms : Full time, permanent Package : €Neg For a confidential discussion on this or any other current opportunity please contact Danielle Lynch on 01 8326330 / Please note that your application to this vacancy will be forwarded to all the consultants in The Logiskills Group as you may be suitable for other roles that we are unable to advertise.

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