freight operations senior manager/director (forwarding) in Singapore

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job details

job category
supply chain & logistics
job type
S$ 143,000 - S$ 156,000 per year
reference number
nicholas tan, randstad
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job description

about the company
The client is a 50,000 headcount strong 3PL with an impressive global network and coverage. They are fully equipped with the best-in-class logistical infrastructure and technological advancement to provide their clients with a peace of mind when it comes to movement of their cargo. Pad-launching from their recent investment into the Singapore office, they are currently looking for a Senior Manager/Director of Operations for their Freight Forwarding business to manage national operations.

about the job
This is a general division management role (30+ headcount) with a full P&L responsibility that looks at both micro and macro ROI maximization activities carried out in accordance to global policies and strategies. Your KPIs are centered around the following:

  • Sound capital budgeting, baseline reduction and revenue generation
  • Design, develop and implement SOPs aimed at streamlining processes and achieving synergies with cross functional teams to deliver best-in-class services to achieve short and long term business plans
  • Drive a organization wide “Safety First” culture
  • Exemplify and champion a climate of continuous improvement and operational excellence through Six Sigma, Kaizen, 5S etc
  • Constant review of operational gaps and identify opportunities that allow for creative value propositions to achieve service/product extensions or new market penetration
  • Connect the cross-functional dots to position the organization in a “customer first” stance for a flawless service delivery
  • Build quality relationships and instill assurance and reliability among key and potential accounts

skills and experience required

  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum 10 years of experience in freight forwarding operations and account management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build/develop business relationships
  • Great timeline management

Kindly use the apply function below to submit your application. Alternatively, do contact Nicholas Tan at +65 6510 3656 for more information regarding the role.

EA: 94C3609 / R1435371


Freight forwarding, air, ocean