Shipping Manager REF ZZ 886

Our client based in London is looking for a 'hands on' Operations Manager with at least 10 years shipping/forwarding experience and 5 of those having been in a managerial position.

The company are offering :

- Salary: £50,000pa

- Location: London/Permanent position

- 22 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays

- Private medical insurance, life assurance

- Weekly free fruit

- Statutory pension contribution

- Pay day snacks in the office

- Excellent work/life balance

- Working hours are Monday to Friday 9-5

In return for this excellent package our client is looking for the following qualities:

We are seeking an experienced, hands-on, Documentary Operations Manager who will oversee all aspects of the documentary function within the company. The Documentary department is responsible for ensuring that all the necessary documentation that will allow the shipment of goods and expediting of the clearance process are put together and delivered to the customer before vessel arrival. The job holder will execute efficiently all contract administration. This includes following up suppliers for shipping documents, ensuring that the documents meet customers’ requirements and the Customs/legal requirements of the country to which they are being exported. The process includes setting up the financing of the contract, drawing up letters of credit and ensuring they are accurately and timely processed through the bank.

The Job holder will be the focal point of any query or issues which need to be dealt within the Documentary department. In assessing the workload of the other members of the Documentary Team, the job Holder will also take custody of some files in order to remain directly involved in the process and to take the lead for new product and market developments initiatives of the company.

Category: Current Vacancies, Logistics, Managerial.