Key Account Manager

Start Date
key account manager, key account, sea freight, air freight, freight forward
Leeds, Bradford, Sheffield, West Yorkshire
Freight Forwarding
£25000-£30000 per annum


Key Account Manager - InternationL Freight Forwarding

A global Supply Chain and Logistics organisation are celebrating their 20th year and due to the rapid expansion of their operation, now require an experienced Key Account Manager within international freight forwarding for their site in Bradford.

Offering a fantastic working environment, and superb company culture, this organisation offers a fantastic development programme to help each individual member of staff reach their goals.

If you have a strong customer focus with a detailed background in freight forwarding, then please apply today!

Key Account Manager - International Freight Forwarding Role:
The main purpose of the role is to build strong relationships with customers by identifying needs and requirements to promote our company’s solutions and achieve mutual satisfaction across all Air & Ocean Freight key accounts. The goal is to contribute in sustaining Air & Ocean Freight accounts and growing our businesses mutually to achieve long-term success.

The Package:
Salary: £30,000- £35,000 per annum
Pension: 2% employer and 3% employee (provider is Peoples Pension)
Holidays: 25 days per annum 8 bank holidays

Key Account Manager Accountabilities:
You will manage and actively seek to build a good relationship with any new customer assigned to you.
You will manage the processing of import consignments in line with an agreed standard operating procedure ensuring the achievement of internal Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)
You will manage an agreed number of your allocated customers under the agreed operating procedures
You will be responsible for the management of all Customs processes necessary for the import of shipments by sea or air for your allocated customers, managing the collection of VAT/Duty payments in line with company policy and procedures.
You will maintain ongoing dialogue with the relevant overseas agents to ensure they are
aware of your customers’ sourcing and shipping requirements.

Key Account Manager Essential requirements:

Air and Ocean Freight Experience essential
Highly effective achiever, who can create a shared vision, energise others, challenge status quo and drive change
High level of business and commercial acumen
High achievement drive
High commercial focus
Able to contribute to broader business issues
Strong verbal/written communications and presentations

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