Air Freight Director

Location: Singapore, Singapore
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Supply Chain & Procurement
Salary: S$10000 - S$12000 per month + bonus
REF: AS00044446_1499049554

For one of my client, I have been mandated for a role for a logistics company. Reporting to the Director, you will be in charge of 5 countries in Asia. Your mains responsibilities are:

  • Provide excellent accessibility and resolutions to customers so as to maximize available revenue opportunities for the business.
  • Responsible for 5 countries in Asia, responsible for full Air Freight operations
  • Develop the national business strategy, based on the Freight Forwarding Line of Business and Regional business strategy and national business needs and market trends.
  • Translate the national strategy in the annual plan and budget for the country and manage realization, in order to ensure an integrated approach to country management
  • Ensure implementation of business excellence initiatives within the country and monitor realization.
  • Create and maintain a profitable and customer-focused organization with a strong management team fully capable of providing good leadership to the company.
  • Ensure profitability of the country and the achievement of the national plan and budget.
  • Prepare and achieve continuously improving country revenue, service quality, and profit targets
  • Develop and implement programs relating to processes and business solutions to deliver the ultimate customer experience in the industry.
  • Initiate and execute Performance management process, including conducting performance appraisals and midyear reviews against measurable KPIs
  • Identify team and/or individual developmental needs/ opportunities and stimulate and ensure follow-up and execution
  • Support and implement programs and activities for effective people management covering the entire population in line with the global HR policies

Requirements for the role:

  • At least 10 years of experience in a management role and experience at Airfreight Logistics in the region
  • Extended knowledge of customs, Knowledge of airfreight industry and processes.
  • Multi modal knowledge and operational skills and of service levels expected by clients
  • Good knowledge of computer systems, both exports and invoicing
  • Knowledge of customs tariffs and the customer's organisation and operations
  • Good communication skills both to co-workers and customers, suppliers, etc.
  • Financial awareness of the local and global economy and good financial management skills
  • Fluent in Mandarin is an advantage to deal with clients in Asia

APPLY NOW AS00044446 - clementine.dupuis@ambition.com.sg

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