Logistics Manager - International Freight Forwarding

Logistics Manager - International Freight Forwarding

Job Title: Logistics Manager - International Freight Forwarding
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Sydney
Reference: 2956132
Contact Name: Andrew Waterworth
Job Published: November 27, 2019 08:46

Job Description

International freight forwarder with substantial global footprint is seeking a versatile Logistics Manager to further develop their Sydney operations. This key role is best suited to logistics professionals experienced in the international freight forwarding space.    

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Manage warehouse operations - including freight in/out, configuration and operating flow
  • Manage transport operations - including in-house and outsourced vehicles
  • Manage staff - including recruitment, mentoring, development, performance and resourcing - vs cost/budget/business requirements  
  • Contribute to compliance obligations - including ABF, Biosecurity, Chain of Responsibility (CoR) and Aviation Security
  • Negotiate relevant supplier contracts 
  • Reporting - including activity, workflow and safety
  • Champion safe, secure and well-maintained physical resources
  • Share information with key stakeholders - including management, staff and statutory authorities
Skills & Experience:
  • Hands-on logistics management experience in international freight forwarding space (77G and QAP) essential - forklift license preferred
  • DG, RACA, CoR and Biosecurity accreditation preferred
  • Demonstrable team leadership experience 
  • Excellent negotiation and interpersonal skills to ensure outcome delivery
  • Strong communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Efficient organisational and time management skills
  • Professionalism, integrity and the ability to build long-term relationships
  • Commitment to pursue and implement best practice principles
  • Resilient and adaptable mindset with hands-on, process-driven approach 
  • Clear customer service focus 
This company offers a challenging and rewarding opportunity with an  attractive remuneration package and definite career development scope for the successful candidate.

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply online or for further information please contact Andrew Waterworth - mobile: 0426 909 904. 
People in Focus specialise in creating employment solutions in international and domestic freight forwarding and logistics. Interviews can be scheduled at a location convenient to you.

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