Our client, providers of freight forwarding services, are currently looking for an Air Freight Manager to help set up and head their new branch in Heathrow.
Reporting to the Director, the Air Freight Manager will seek out, identify and pursue new business opportunities, provide tailored solutions to secure new business opportunities.
On a day-to-day basis you will m aintain and develop relationships with customers and overseas partners, uncovering growth opportunities to drive additional client support. You will also organise client meetings in conjunction with the commercial manager, where and when required, and ensure all rate agreements are documented, saved and clear instructions are passed onto the operations teams for smooth handling of shipments.
Air Freight Manager duties include:
Plan and carry out weekly sales calls.
Meet with clients regularly to maintain relationships.
Engage with the operations team on a regular basis to ensure all are kept informed of client plans and challenges which are being faced.
Ensure client service levels are maintained in line with agreements and look for opportunities to exceed client expectations.
Support and manage certain projects and campaigns.
Adhere to the agreed timescales for specific activities, ensuring standards are maintained.
Ensure all invoice customer queries are dealt with in a timely and satisfactory manner.
Positively promote the company values.
Ensure housekeeping standards are always maintained.
Any other duties and responsibilities that may be agreed from time to time.
Assist Director, where required, to obtain IATA registration.
The successful Air Freight Manager must have a h igh level of experience within airfreight, will have completed IATA Cargo Introductory Course as well as any other relevant IATA courses, provide an excellent service which exceeds client expectations, and, be able to deal with difficult situations in a professional and understanding manner.
In return, the Air Freight Manager will be offered a salary up to £60,000, in line with previous experience.
We are keen to speak to people who have drive and unwavering commitment to ensure potential deals are brought to fruition, propelling sales growth.
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