We have an exciting opportunity available for a business-minded and entrepreneurial individual, looking for a new challenge with a growing company.
Managing client accounts, liaising with suppliers and stakeholders, and planning and costing jobs, you will be a key member of this successful business.
JOB TITLE: Operations and Shipping's Account Manager
HOURS: Monday to Friday 08.30 to 17.30, with a 1 hour break per day
SALARY: £23, 000 – £26, 000 per annum DOE
BENEFITS: 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays!! Annual pay review & bonus! Gym membership, desirable location, onsite parking!
COMPANY TYPE: Successful and growing independent company in the logistics industry
CULTURE: Impressive offices and friendly, supportive work culture. This company value professional development and internal promotion – a great opportunity for a career with a local independent company where you can really climb through the ranks.
ROLE: This is a fast paced, dynamic role which has arisen due to continued company growth and success. You will maintain your own customer accounts ensuring an efficient client service from start to finish. This is a logistical role in which coordination skills will be key, as well as the ability to work at pace with changing deadlines. You will be liaising with clients to understand needs, analysing costs and feasibility of different delivery solutions and arranging for the delivery to take place.
Responsibilities in your new role will include:
Arranging and coordinating freight distribution through management of carriers and hauliers
Investigating and planning the most appropriate routing for each client's needs
Balancing costings with requirements in line with set KPI's
Liaising with suppliers to ascertain bookings, confirm shipping dates and arrange loading's.
Acting as a client account executive managing the entire process for each client from start to finish maintaining communication, and providing updates
Writing and sending reports
Liaising with overseas stakeholders
Chasing contractors for paperwork and completing this in a timely manner.
Preparing job files for invoicing and liaising with the invoicing team
Cost and margin analysis, calculating new quotes and submitting these to existing and new clients
Dealing with post job client queriesAbout you:
Strong administration and coordination skills
Experience in the maintenance and management of client account's
Ability to work at pace and to changing deadlines
IT Literate and proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite
Excellent communication and negotiation skills
The ability to manage your own workload efficiently and proactively
Confidence in building and maintaining relationships with customers in order to generate and increase new businessNext Steps:
Please apply today with your up to date CV and contact details
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