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Operations Manager

Operations Manager
£40,000 - £50,000
Our client is a global leader in multi modal freight solutions, they provide customer specific transport solutions to shippers of all sizes worldwide.
They currently have a new role for a Freight Operations Manager to manage the air and sea freight division in Northern Ireland, reporting into the Director of Regional Operations

With over 300 people strategically placed in 10 locations throughout the UK and Eire, and over 250 offices world-wide. This company is ideally positioned to handle international movements from all around the globe and within the UK and Ireland

With responsibility for Supervisors/Operators and Administrative employees. Your role will involve achievement of operational targets in line with budgetary constraints.
You will get involved with the recruitment, training, motivation, development and management of all personnel to achieve total customer focus.
Negotiating contract buy rates on a local basis with major ocean and airline carriers both for import and exports.
Ensuring the optimal use of resources, both internal and external maximising cost effectiveness and maintaining service levels while continually seeking alternative methods to improve service levels.

In order to apply for this role you will have a proven track record in Air & Sea operations this is essential. You will have a supervised or managed a freight forwarding team and be commercial driven with ideally a forwarding relevant trade qualification desirable.
You will be extremely customer focused with the ability to problem solve and make decisions in the best interest of the business and have the ability to remain focused in a pressurised work environment.
Strong problem solving, planning and organisational skills with the ability to multi task whilst working to tight deadlines.

Be a team player with the right insight to motivate others and encourage change where necessary with excellent interpersonal & administration skills with strong attention to detail.
Effective people management skills, ability to communicate effectively at all levels within/outside the business.
Be computer literate with a strong level of I.T. skills.
Possess a full driving licence.


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- Northern Ireland
Benefits:40000-50000 Salary, 21 days holiday which increases with service, pension scheme
Branch:Freight Personnel
Ref:34379 FP/13698/
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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