Sea Freight Key Account Co-ordinator - Implant

Posted 8 months ago by Red Recruit
Location Watford Job Type Full Time - Permanent
Salary £30k - 34k per year Sector Freight Forwarding, Logistics, Shipping, Transportation

Sea Freight Key Account Coordinator - VR/20519

The Company & Role:

Our client, a specialist in Freight Forwarding, Transportation and Logistics Solutions, is looking for a Sea Freight Key Account Coordinator based in the Watford area.


  • Assist the Key Account Manager in the execution of their duties
  • Matching customer requirements/ensure compliance of their processs
  • Managing operational day to day financial and operational KPIs and reporting in line with SLAs
  • Innovation/operational initiatives, as well as structural, process etc.
  • Complete all operational activities correctly, on time including financial, legal and customer relationships for the key account, maintaining a detailed knowledge of customers SLA
  • Understand customers needs, apply best practice resolving issues to ensure best operational outcome
  • Communicate instructions and direction within the company network ensuring best operational customer targets are achieved
  • Responsible and accountable for managing operational day to day and operational KPIs and reporting in line with SLAs, reporting to Key Account Manager, ensuring client satisfaction
  • Suggesting innovation/operational initiatives, as well as structural, process etc.
  • Implement and improve new efficiencies in customer workflow in conjunction with Line Manager
  • Ensure all reports are generated by given deadlines and handed to Line Manager

Skills & Experience Required:

  • IT Literate (Excel advanced)
  • Good analytical skills
  • Knowledge of the Freight Forwarding industry (desirable)
  • Time management and prioritisation specific knowledge skills/required
  • To have experience of successful liaisons with both customers and suppliers
  • Evidence of achievement within a commercial environment
  • Financial awareness
  • Demonstrate experience of multiple project management
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Display commercial acumen
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team
  • Good interpersonal skills

In Return:

Salary of £30-34k depending on experience
Benefits include: Death in Service, Private Medical Scheme, Pension Plan

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