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Ocean freight Forwarder

Dublin 15
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Job Title: Ocean Freight Forwarder (Full-Time, Permanent)
Location: Dublin North
Salary: 48k per annum (DOE), plus pension and Employee bonus scheme
Hours: Monday – Friday 9 AM to 5.30 PM with 1hr lunch
Holidays: 21 Days

Probation period: 3 Month

Key Tasks

  • Use of Company In-House systems to complete documentation and operational processes.
  • Organise operational work process to meet customer timeframes.
  • Communicate effectively with the customer to obtain relevant information and ensure their needs are met.
  • Ensure legislative compliance in all areas.
  • Maintain Customer profiles/SOP’s
  • Resolve customer issues and escalate where support is needed.
  • Liaise with sub-contractors to arrange the carriage of goods.
  • Raise payable invoices to customers and overseas agents in accordance with agreed rates and tariffs, whilst monitoring financial Profit & Loss levels on own shipments.
  • Complete all administrative functions in accordance with company policy and procedures.

Decision-Making Authority 

  • Ability to work under pressure using own initiative
  • Prioritising key tasks
  • Attention to detail

Function / Market & Industry Knowledge / Business Acumen / Process working

  • Good knowledge and experience in the Ocean Freight Market, including the ability to negotiate with shipping lines, local suppliers and overseas offices

Skills & Competencies

  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar role
  • Excellent problem-solving, planning and organizational skills
  • Strong Communication/telephone skills
  • Fluent English, written and spoken
  • Strong administrative and customer service skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel/ Word
  • Commercial awareness

For a confidential discussion on this or any other current opportunity please contact David Donegan