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Project Mgr/Coordinator - Freight Exhibitions

We currently have a fantastic opportunity working for a well-established freight forwarder as a Project Manager/Coordinator to join the Expo and Events team and manage a high-profile global sports account. The role level will depend upon experience and skills you can bring to the company

The role of Expo and Events Project Manager /Coordinator will involve assisting in managing a major global sport events account. This will include the operational delivery which includes tasks such as coordination of shipments in and out of the events, collaborating with the client to ensure transit times are accurate and aligned with the race calendar

The role will involve extensive international travel to support onsite handling and coordination of containers, equipment, MHE etc and will involve travelling circa 3 months a year globally to support the race calendar for up to 3 4 weeks at a time.

Your Responsibilities:
Handling events schedules, pricing and operational delivery
Manage multimodal logistic requirements, including large, time sensitive sea freight bookings
Onsite project management of events in location
Attend client meetings as required
Coordinate shipments in and out of the events

Skills required:
Previous experience in a logistics or freight environment and preferably Multimodal Operational experience
Experience in managing customers and trading relations.
A good level of IT literacy
Account / Project management experience
People and team management and excellent communication
Full driving licence
GCSE grade C or above Maths and English or equivalent.
Customs clearance knowledge, ATA Carnets, Temporary Import etc
Sea freight experience (ideally project based)
Must be able to travel internationally

We are offering a competitive salary £30,000 - £45,000 dependent upon experience
23 days holiday plus bank holidays, life assurance and private health insurance.


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- Midlands West, - London and M25, Birmingham, London
Benefits:£30,000-45,000 basic salary; 23 days holiday plus bank holidays; life assurance; private health insurance; travel
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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