The job incumbent is responsible for Oceanfreight P&L and productivity; implementation of function development strategy of all aspects including Oceanfreight FCL and LCL Export, Import & Project;
good networking with counterparts of the regions and execution of digitization / digitalization. He / She is accountable for local market development through developed strategy and local government relationship.
Apart from maintaining and developing the Oceanfreight business both in terms of profitability and volume, complying with budget requirements, constantly looking for improvement in efficiencies within the operations, he / she is also responsible for managing credit risks and contractual liabilities related to the Oceanfreight product, as well as ensuring that all undertakings are handled in accordance with DB Compliance policy.
Specific Accountabilities :
Reporting to Area Head for the day to day operational performance of the various Oceanfreight departments within Taiwan
Be responsible for new customer development, identifying business opportunities and providing development plans to the senior management team
Be responsible for tender management
Be responsible for solution development
Oversee the management of Oceanfreight product in the area.
Be responsible for product cost in the area
Be responsible for productivity in the area
Be responsible for negotiating non-preferred carriers' trade related export / import, local vendors, rate and conditions in the area.
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Be responsible for implementing SOP of origin processing, destination processing and customer service.
Be responsible for meeting customer and internal SLA’s for network controlled business
Be responsible for Service-Level Agreement (SLA) Performance
Responsible for identifying and mitigating business risks in the area.
Be responsible for reporting.
Be accountable for monthly billing work, customer invoicing as well as key / central vendor account payable.
Be consulted for the recommendations of the global and regional preferred carriers negotiations and conclusion
Support any / all Greater China / Regional / Global Oceanfreight initiatives and / or programs
Be responsible for ensuring that the data quality produced in the area exceeds expectations.
Be responsible for holding major client relationships in the area.
Be responsible for receiving overseas visitors and travel across GC to promote Taiwan Oceanfreight business to the DB Schenker network.
Be responsible for performing any special duties / projects as assigned across GC by the Management.
Skills Required :
Ability to set business and financial goals, devise and implement operating plans to drive business with regard to productivity, profitability, market share, product range and services
Ability to implement respective management policies
Extensive connection with carriers / SSLs
Solid people management, interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
Computer / system literate
Proficiency in both spoken and written English.
Strong leadership, change management skill, entrepreneurship, sizable team steering capability, target and result focus
Experience and Qualifications :
Degree holder or relevant Industry qualification
Minimum 5 years experience in management of Oceanfreight operations in freight forwarding industry, preferably in Taiwan.
Interested parties please send your resume to jean.lee dbschenker.com