Operations Manager

Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
Reference: BH-1518
Job Published: September 19, 2021
About the Company:  A New Zealand owned international freight forwarding business who are well established and have been operating for the last two decades.

 About the Role: We are seeking a hands on operations manager to assist with the smooth running of this small team.  Working closely with the General Manager, whilst overseeing 3 operational staff,

1 x  Import Operations
1 x Export Operations
1 x Project Coordinator

Duties include:
  • Managing the day to day work flow, liaising with your team on a daily basis
  • Work closely with customers, managing and following up on any enquires
  • Liaise with shipping lines, subcontractors and suppliers, negotiating rates, space and service.
  • Profit & Loss reporting
Skills & experience:
  • 2+ years in a operations supervisory or management position, specifically in imports/exports within international freight forwarding.
  • Experience with rate negotiations 
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • A collaborative leadership style
  • Cargowise experience 
Benefits Culture:
  • Great team culture
  • Flexibility to work from home one day a week
  • Carpark
Whilst it has been a challenging time within the industry, this is a great opportunity for change and to work with a smaller team where you can really add value. 

If you are interested in hearing more : Apply to Rosalee Fitisemanu using the online link.