Role details

Food Export Manager

Dubai   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Fantastic opportunity with a leading UAE employer
  • GCC food import-export experience required

About Our Client

This is a leading food retail business with a strong presence in the UAE that have now expanded outside of the GCC.

Job Description

  • Define and maintain the food import-export standard operating procedures (SOP)
  • Making sure products are compliant with local regulation
  • Managing risks, liaise with local authorities to be compliant with regulations.
  • Coordinating sample delivery to destination countries when necessary.
  • Ensure the export stores service contract is up to date and its accurate application internally/externally.
  • Providing accurate information to Merchandise Manager in UAE and destination countries.
  • Ensure the proper respect of the security, hygiene and cold chain of the goods by the export logistics service providers till the delivery to stores or selling incoterms.
  • Ensure that KPI's provided by the export logistics service providers meet the defined targets.
  • Ensure that the export logistics services providers upload accurate information & documents in the Export Transport System (DDS).
  • Build sustainable relationship with suppliers and vendors in order to ensure best quality deliveries under competitive agreement terms
  • Ensure that goods are exported on time at the expected dates with the right quantities, good quality and in the most efficient way to meet country requests
  • Propose solutions to merchandise team and destination countries to export goods.
  • Ensure the correct application of the scope of services by the export logistics service providers.
  • Benchmark logistics freight forwarders and propose alternative to Management with the use of tenders.

The Successful Applicant

  • Diploma in International Trade / Supply chain or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 2 years in Import/Export Supply Chain in Food industry
  • Very Rigorous organization to maintain Suppliers, Products and Order files up to date
  • Open minded, able to work on an international & multicultural environment
  • Analytic and detail person to understand the issues and propose solutions
  • Strong Customer Service spirit to develop the food export with countries
  • Very reactive person to find optimum solutions to solve issues on export shipments
  • GCC Food import-export regulations
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Advanced Knowledge of MS Office applications
  • English (Full professional proficiency - Required)

What's on Offer

This fantastic opportunity is paying an attractive tax-free salary with good benefits for the successful candidate.

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