International Ocean Freight, Senior Manager - US-listed eCom

Location: Hong Kong
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Supply Chain & Procurement, Ambition Executive Search
Salary: HK$800000 - HK$1200000 per annum
REF: BBBH248908_1623057909
  • In-house Ocean Freight Operations Strategy
  • Regional Ocean Carriers Pricing Strategy
  • Fast-paced and Data-driven environment

Our client is one of the biggest E-commerce company headquartered in the US. They've business partnership with 1000+ suppliers and business presence across the US, UK and EU. The company has an aggressive business expansion in the APAC market with Hong Kong as a regional hub, and it's one of the fast-growing e-tailers in its sector. They are currently looking for an Senior Ocean Freight Manager to join as a launch team key member in Asia to expand internationally.

Based in Hong Kong, you will be responsible for the partner relationship management for Origin Agents across all origin countries. As a Senior Ocean Freight Manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • Coaching and leading a small team to design, implement and drive ocean freight operations strategy and execution
  • Measuring and monitoring operational performance and efficiency via systematic and manually developed solutions
  • Planning and implementing operating models that will drive the future improvements of operation
  • Providing direct input into the development, implementation and reporting of partner provider KPI/ metrics to monitor all aspects of the transportation process
  • Leading strategic initiatives for optimizing origin side operations and reducing cost
  • Driving the transition to new vendors as part of the procurement process
  • Developing solid relationships with local offices of carriers and origin agents
  • Understanding local custom regulations and local laws impacting our supply chain design
  • Closely partnering with internal stakeholders and streamlining operations and interactions between origin agents and CFS, and origin agents and truckers

To qualify, individuals must possess:

  • Degree and have 12+ years experience in Ocean Freight-industry (Ocean Carriers/ freight forwarding) at the regional or global level
  • Experience in leading a small team, managing daily operations in a matrix environment and managing cross-functional projects
  • Experience in leading process improvement initiatives, collaborating with multiple stakeholders globally and building tools & visibility solutions
  • Solid experience in senior stakeholder management in an international, fast-paced and data-driven environment
  • Outstanding negotiation, communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent analytical, business acumen and interpersonal skills with an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Excellent command of written & spoken English, Cantonese and Mandarin is a MUST

*This position required occasional travel*

Contact Anki Lau on +852 3101 3066 or APPLY NOW by clicking the button below quoting reference number AL248908.

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