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Operations Coordinator (Sea Freight)

£26,000 to £30,000 DOE + Pension
Date Posted:
11 Jan 2019
Vacancy Type:
Job Description

Operations Coordinator (Sea Freight)


8.30-5.30 M-F

£26,000 to £30,000 DOE + Pension


Based in the centre of Redditch with fantastic transport links 
Established and thriving International transport and shipping business
Worldwide Sea Freight Operations or transferrable freight experience a MUST  
Friendly and energetic team

Our client is looking for a dynamic Operations Coordinator to manage the day to day Worldwide Sea Freight export and import bookings and related administration.  They need a confident and articulate candidate who can build relationships with existing clients and deliver a high standard of customer care at all times.

Operations Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • Managing the day to day booking of Worldwide Sea freight jobs (Import bias)
  • Raising job files and all appropriate paperwork
  • Managing both client and supplier liaison to ensure the effective transportation of goods, including quotations, supplier rate negotiation, service information.
  • Commercial awareness, maximising profit
  • Upselling and account management to maximise business potential
  • Invoicing and analysis of trading activity


Operations Coordinator Experience:

  • Must have Worldwide Sea freight operations experience (or transferrable freight experience)
  • Strong Customer Service or Sales experience in rate negotiations and delivering quotations
  • Good communication skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Can work to deadlines and handle pressure
  • Quick thinker / Problem solving
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic character


About Morgan Jones:

This role is being handled by Morgan Jones Recruitment Consultants. We have been established as a quality recruitment business for over 17 years with a reputation for fair and equal representation. We see each applicant as an individual and will treat you accordingly. We would love to talk to you to give you more information about our client and discuss the role.

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