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European Freight Manager

Our client is a well-established freight forwarder who is now looking for an experienced European Freight Forwarding Manager to head up the European Export and Import Department. Based in Bradford your role will be to head up and manage the established European freight forwarding department.

The role will be to take over the management and the daily running of the existing and well-established European Export/Import department and to drive the development of the department
The European department currently has revenues of around £3.5 Million per annum and my client is now looking for a candidate who can develop their current services and in time manage the addition & introduction of new routes, overseas partners and clients.

Applying candidates will already be in a management role within the Freight Forwarding industry familiar with European Export and Import Distribution including warehousing and distribution and knowledge of operating full and part loads

You will have good customer service skills, be able to work well alone and in a team and already have established contacts within the industry with hauliers and overseas agents and carriers
You will be confident in the management of a team with a view to maximise profitability and be able to work well with the sales team to assist in the development and expansion of the department

This is very much a hands-on position operating and managing the daily tasks associated with running a busy European freight department
It is a role that requires expertise in both import and export European freight movements gained from working for a freight forwarder you would have a proven track record at management level and some sales development.

Starting salary up to £42,500 dependent upon experience
Company car or car allowance
22 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays
Private Health/Pension & Bonus scheme.
Office Hours 0900-1730 Hours Monday to Friday


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- North, Yorkshire West
Benefits:Salary up to £42500; company car or allowance; 22 days holiday plus bank holidays; private health, pension; bonus scheme
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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