Senior Operations Officer - Limassol

  • Location:

    Cyprus, Limassol

  • Discipline:

    Logistics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Benefits:

    1600 gross monthly  plus 13th Salary and commissions

  • Published:

    11-07-2024

  • Expiry date:

    10-10-2024

  • Reference:

    2657

Our client is an International Logistic company with offices in both Nicosia and Limassol and due to continuous growth , they are looking to recruit a Senior Operations Officer who can be based either at their Nicosia or Limassol offices and who will be reporting directly to the Operations Manager.

Main Duties:

  • Ensure proper implementation of the company  policies, procedures and system.
  • Continuously focus on the corporate goals, results of “100% customer satisfaction’.
  • Participate in acquiring new business deals for the company
  • Communicate specific cargo details to concerned parties to decide on appropriate transportation method
  • Liaise with third parties to move goods (by road, air or sea) according to customers’ requirements
  • Monitor Progress versus Plan.
  • Handling all inquiries received from customers and deliver best rates and service. 
  • Negotiate better airfreight / sea freight / land freight rates with principals, shipping lines, airlines and other service providers 
  • Conduct bi-weekly and monthly meetings with the department manager
  • Follow up with the sales team to ensure client satisfaction.
  • Maintain good business relations by ensuring having relations with key accounts.
  • Monitor Key accounts.
  • Handle operation claims in coordination with the department manager
  • Ensure timely closing of jobs and reporting to the accounting department.
  • Build a good relationship with Carriers (air and sea) in coordination with the Department Manager.
  • Monitor rules, regulations, and procedures.               
  • Conduct field visits (when necessary) with sales team to ensure customer’s support and satisfaction.           
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant legislations, political situations and other factors that could affect the movement of freight. 
  • Assist clients in the event of a claim
  • Handle minor problems related to transportation of cargo and report major issues to operations manager
  • Participate in consolidation of information and preparation of reports as requested by department manager.                          
  • The dynamic business environment might bring changes in job nature induced by new technology, new business lines, new regulations... 
  • The company might require the job holder to carry out additional tasks that he will be trained and coached on

Education / Experience and Personality Traits 

  • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration with emphasis on Transportation and Logistics
  • 5-7  years of experience in the Freight Forwarding field 
  • Positive attitude
  • People-oriented
  • Detail-oriented
  • Organized and efficiently manages time
  • Tactful

Job Requirements:  

  • Flexibility in working hours 
  • Knowledge of freight forwarding concepts 
  • Knowledge of all port authority procedures and regulations

Salary and benefits:

  • 1600 gross monthly 
  • x 13 Salaries
  • Monthly commissions

Working hours: 

  • Monday to Friday 8:00am to 16:30

To apply:

Please send your CV to StaffMatters at admin@smstaffmatters.com and mention that you are applying for the vacancy of Senior Operations Officer with reference number 2657.
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