Ocean Import Account Manager

Position: Ocean Import Account Manager

Location: Wythenshawe, Manchester

Salary: up to £35,000

Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-17:30pm

Our client are an award-winning, independently owned freight forward and international logistics business and is now proud to now be the largest employee-owned logistics business in the world and boasts an impressive array of benefits to its staff.

Due to continued growth plans, we are now hiring for an experienced ocean import account manager to join our dedicated Import department based from our HQ in Wythenshawe, Manchester.

The ideal candidate will have a background working within freight forwarding managing end-to-end ocean import consignments from origin through to final delivery.

We offer a wide array of employee benefits including competitive salaries, bonus incentives, company share schemes#, employer pension contributions, extensive holiday allowance as well as fantastic internal progression routes.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Manage and oversee the import process for sea freight shipments from origin to delivery
  • Liaise with our overseas offices & agents arranging shipments.
  • Negotiate rates with suppliers to optimise cost-effectiveness for clients.
  • Select contracts/carriers which best suit the client’s needs.
  • Quote clients and monitor the market rates
  • Monitor shipments status and provide regular updates to clients.
  • Ensure customs department have the correct documentation for customs clearance.
  • Liaise with suppliers/hauliers ensuring smooth delivery of cargo

#freight forwarding #import #ocean import #freight operations # account manager

WR Logistics are the #1 recruitment partner for all vacancies in the logistics industry. We recruit UK wide for permanent and contract jobs.

WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Location England
Job titleOcean Import Account Manager
Salary £30000 - £35000
Consultant Matt Marsh
Consultant Phone 02393874482
Consultant Email matt@wr-logistics.com
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