Shipping Manager

Dubai Permanent
  • Opportunity to work with a large manufacturing group
  • Work closely with leadership and be a part of strategic decision making

About Our Client

This company is a prominent player in the industrial materials sector, offering a diverse range of specialised products crucial for various industries. They are renowned for their expertise in material production and distribution.

Job Description

  1. Logistics Coordination: Efficiently plan and coordinate transportation, managing break bulk and container shipments for timely delivery. Collaborate with stakeholders, addressing potential issues proactively.

  2. Documentation and Compliance: Prepare and review crucial shipping documents, ensuring compliance with trade regulations and industry-specific requirements. Stay updated with any relevant changes.

  3. Supplier and Vendor Management: Cultivate relationships, negotiate terms for shipping services, and monitor carrier performance. Resolve disputes with stakeholders related to shipping activities.

  4. Cost Optimisation: Implement strategies to optimise shipping costs, including consolidation and rate negotiation. Analyse expenses, recommend improvements, and manage related budgets and forecasts.

  5. Risk Management: Identify and mitigate potential shipping risks, including damage, theft, and regulatory compliance. Handle insurance coverage and claims, emphasising safety and security standards.

  6. Team Management: Lead and support a team of shipping coordinators, fostering a positive work environment. Conduct evaluations, set goals, and provide feedback for continuous improvement.

The Successful Applicant

  • Candidate should have 15-20 years of relevant experience working in industrial materials sectors focusing on the Shipping domain
  • Proven Expertise in Shipping Management: Specifically with industrial materials products- Managing Break bulk and container shipments
  • Compliance and Risk Management Skills: Strong understanding of international shipping regulations and a proactive approach to risk mitigation
  • Cost Optimization Abilities: Demonstrated capability in developing strategies to reduce shipping costs while maintaining efficiency
  • Effective Communication and Leadership: Excellent interpersonal skills, with experience in leading teams and fostering a positive work environment.

What's on Offer

Candidate will get an opportunity to work with a market leader going through a growth phase and be a part of the expansion plan

Srividya Mukunthan
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Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Logistics - Manufacturing
Industrial / Manufacturing
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Srividya Mukunthan
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