Freight General Manager – Shipping and Logistics Company – London
Our client, a reputable shipping and logistics company, is currently seeking a highly skilled and motivated Freight General Manager to join their team based in London. In this pivotal role, you will lead a team of 10 professionals, ensuring the smooth operations of the office while actively contributing to the sales team’s efforts in acquiring and nurturing new business leads.
We are looking for candidates who possess a drive for success, ambition, and extensive experience in freight forwarding with a comprehensive understanding of the industry. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong leadership and management abilities, along with a valuable network of contacts within the sector.
This position represents a new opportunity within our client’s organization, offering room for growth and professional development.
Provide exceptional customer service to key clients and ensure the delivery of high-quality service to all customers.
Manage the team, including handling staff holidays, sickness, performance appraisals, and disciplinary procedures.
Take ownership of the company’s Profit & Loss, providing financial information to the Head Office.
Drive business growth by acquiring new clients and expanding freight volumes, thereby increasing the office’s turnover.
Foster a collaborative and productive work environment, promoting effective communication and teamwork.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong business acumen and commercial awareness.
Proven experience in account management and delivering exceptional customer service.
Hands-on operational experience across multiple modes of transportation.
Previous experience in overseeing a team of operators, with exceptional people management skills.
If you are a results-oriented professional seeking an exciting challenge as a Freight General Manager with a leading shipping and logistics company, we would love to hear from you. Contact us today to explore this career opportunity further.
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