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Ocean Freight Manager

Rate TBD
Location Montreal, QC Canada (On-site)
Type of project Administration, Business consulting & Finance Freight forward / traffic, Management processes, Strategy and Planning
Duration contract ongoing
Education required College/University
Years of experience 2 - 5 years
Type of employment N/A
Area of Specialization Business
Languages required N/A
Workhoppers Montreal QC
Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Ocean
Freight Manager will develop new strategies to streamline processes
and reduce cost. If you are a natural at performing regular business
intelligence activities in the market and keeping the Company informed
on market conditions, trends and competitor's activities in ocean
markets this opportunity is for you. Responsibilities: * Organize,
plan, control and oversee Ocean Freight Import operations and
activities * Ensure timeliness, quality, conformity, and control over
departmental production flow of shipment files handling and closing,
including billing, overseas affiliates' remittance and P/L's, vendors'
invoices approving and month-end closing processes * Improve internal
efficiency of systems and processes, customer care, profitability, and
productivity * Resolve internal operational problems in a diligent and
efficient manner to prevent service deficiencies and/or customers'
dissatisfaction * Perform regular calls and visits to existing clients
to maintain and develop solid business relationships * Inquire on
clients' satisfaction regarding Ocean Import products/services and new
clients * Support Company in RFQ's preparation and sales presentation
to major accounts * Support sales team efforts in sales solicitation
and development of major accounts * Play a leading role in ocean
carrier contracts' negotiations * Strategically manage Company's space
allocation with carriers * Perform bullet/commodity rates
negotiations, upon request, for major accounts * Perform regular
networking activities (visits, calls, and entertainment activities)
with ocean, rail and trucking carriers' key representatives * Expand
ocean carrier selection to provide more business opportunities for the
Company in compliance with Senior Management objectives and authorized
strategies Skills & Attributes: * 3+ years of experience in a similar
role * 7+ years of experience in Ocean Import operations * Bachelor's
Degree (Preferred) * Strong organization, planning, decision-making
and problem-solving skills * Strong leadership and teamwork skills *
Negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management skills * Track
record in employee development * High level of written and oral
communication skills * Ability to develop and maintain strong
relationships Company Perks: * Dental care * Employee assistance
program * Life insurance * Paid time off * Vision care
Specific schedule:
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-May 17, 2023


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