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Sea Freight Pricing Specialist

Sea Freight Pricing Specialist
£20,000 - £27,000

Our client, a major player in the Global Freight Forwarding market is looking for a Pricing & Customer Service specialist to be based in their Manchester office at Trafford Park. This is a very exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join a massive blue chip organisation.

Key Activities:
Complete ad-hoc quotes received into the operations department.
Liaise with relevant operation and product departments to ensure competitive pricing.
Provide a prompt response to the customer and follow up every quotation.
Good commercial understanding of ocean tariffs.
Good Sea freight operational knowledge essential
Good commercial background, understand business principles profit and loss
Team player, and prepared to be flexible working subject to daily workloads
Good administrator ensuring every quotation is recorded within KPIs.
Ability to work with operations to ensure a SOP and suitable handover takes place when a new order secured.
Strong Negotiator and decision maker.
Strong product knowledge required together with financial awareness of credit ratings and policies.
Positive attitude towards customer service.
Contribute to safety and hygiene standards
IT Generalist knowledge Windows, Word, Excel.

Specific Technical Requirements:

Sea Freight forwarding experience and ideally Air Freight as well
Excellent Customer service skills, and communication skills.
Ability to work under pressure and be flexible.
Good PC skills.
Attention to detail is paramount.


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- North West, Cheshire, Lancashire, Manchester
Benefits:20000-30000 Salary, 25 days holiday, eligibility to join pension scheme after probation period, advantages scheme
Branch:Freight Personnel
Ref:34374 FP/13677/
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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