Junior Ocean Pricing Coordinator

Junior Ocean Pricing Coordinator – Basildon – Up to £25,000

Our client, who are an international freight forwarder are looking for a Junior Ocean Pricing Coordinator to join their team in Basildon, UK

As Ocean Pricing Coordinator, you would be tasked to provide, pricing, quotations and negotiate rates for ocean freight consignments, liaising with customers, shipping lines and overseas agents, negotiating rates, and spot quotations with high levels of customer service at all levels.

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: Monday to Friday – 8:30am to 5:30pm

Salary: Up to £25,000


  • Assist the Sea freight Manager in the execution of their duties in support of the Head of Ocean’s vision of the company to become more competitive and profitable.
  • Understand and execute the departments vision of good business development in order to successfully move Sea Freight products.
  • Maintain and utilise the operational system at all times, ensuring customer bookings are accurately recorded.
  • Maintain regular communication with line manager, reporting new sales leads and handover of shipments.
  • Quote all new import and export enquiries received from the company’s network and direct customers.
  • Keep records of FCL and LCL rates for main markets with main carriers in a share folder.
  • When a quote is won is to be sent to the Sea freight Manager, who will allocate it to sea operations.
  • Create weekly report on number of quotes sent out, margins and comments.
  • Follow up quotation 2 days after initially quote with phone call and if not available via email requesting feedback.
  • Assist in maintain current SOPs for the department.
  • Always maintain excellent customer and inter-departmental relationships giving regular feedback to line manager.
  • Communicate quotations to the line manager/sales team and ensure all quotations are recorded on the system in one format.

Experience required:

  • Knowledge of LCL and FCL services essential as well as systems [e.g., CNS, Destin8 and Sequoia] (or similar)
  • Experience with import or export operations
  • Proficient with standard software packages, especially MSWord, Excel and Outlook
  • Impeccable attention to detail.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.

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Location Essex
Job titleJunior Ocean Pricing Coordinator
Salary £22000 - £25000
Consultant James Earl
Consultant Phone 02394004766
Consultant Email james@wr-logistics.com
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