General Manager - International Operations

Location: Mangere
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Import/Export & Customs
Reference: BH-2561
Job Published: March 12, 2024
About the Company: A new Zealand owned international freight forwarding company that has a service offering across multiple verticals. They have a well established team and despite the current climate they are in growth faze and are opening offices in other countries.

About the Role: This is an integral role within the business, as General Manager of Operations you will be responsible for the International Freight Forwarding business for the upper North Island which includes Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga.3PL Warehouse.

Duties will include:
  • Management and support, 5 direct reports and 50 indirect reports.
  • Full ownership of  P&L
  • Management of compliance & procedures 
  • Identify additional resources and training needed both locally and potentially nationally.
  • Ássist with building strong vendor relationships 
  • Work closely with the directors and senior managers to grow the business in the Upper North Island and potentially on a more national basis with the other GM’s.
  • Financial and Operational reporting to the Board monthly & quarterly.
Skills & experience:
  • This GM will have a strong commercial focus and understand logistics processes and company reporting.
  • A solid background in International Freight Forwarding specifically management bringing strong leadership qualities
What's in it for you:
  • An opportunity to join this successful business and add value to their future strategic plans.
  • An attractive salary package 
  • Medical assistance 
  • Management incentive bonus 
How to apply? The first step is to apply online via this job ad. If possible, please submit your CV in Microsoft Word. Alternatively, you can call Rosalee Fitisemanu on 021 993 412 for a confidential discussion.  Partner with the leading recruitment agency for Freight and Logistics professionals. With over 25 years of experience, our seasoned consultants leverage their extensive industry knowledge and network to fill 79% of our jobs from existing connections. Benefit from our team's first-hand experience in the field, ensuring we understand your unique needs in the ever-evolving world of Freight and Supply Chain Logistics. Learn more about us here -