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Head of Clearing & Forwarding (Group)

Do you want to be responsible for the growth of a highly profitable business? Do you have experience running a team in Freight Forwarding and have what it takes to take on the top role? 

We are looking for a strong leader (not a manager), someone who solves problems and is comfortable working with and solving problems with clients as well. We are constantly learning and evolving like to work with people with a similar growth mindset. 

If this sounds like you, please have a look at the description below, we’d love to hear from you about your experiences and how you brought innovation and growth to a business

Role reports to - MD & Directors

  • Lead & coordinate a team of 23 people - recruit, performance manage & take responsibility for
  • Vet & manage subcontractors (clearing agents, air and sea carriers, local distribution road transporters)
  • Develop systems with our internal technology team and improve on or create new processes
  • Providing a single point of contact between the F+C team and the Road Freight team during times of stress in the supply chain

To be successful in this role you would have:-

  • Post Graduate Education in business management or a similar field of study
  • This is a fast-moving and volatile environment, and a cool head is a distinct advantage
  • IT Literate, specifically on all MS Office applications and data management systems
  • Innovative and creative thinking
  • Excellent customer management skills
  • Strong initiative and problem-solving techniques
  • Strong leadership and influencing Skills

Hours - Monday to Friday plus alternate Saturdays

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