Position Description

Country Head (Freight Forwarding)(with BD & P/L Responsibilities)
Job Code 21864
Division GMP TECHNOLOGIES (S) PTE LTD (EA Licence:11C3793)
Job Placement Location Singapore
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Our client is a reputable name in the Shipping Industry. Currently, they are seeking a well experienced shipping professional to join them as "Country Head (Freight Forwarding)(with Business Development & Profit/Loss responsibilities)".

In this role, you will be contributing in the following areas :

·       Responsible for the overall growth and profitability of freight forwarding business and ensuring commercial, operational and financial standards/targets are met.

·       Achieve and outperform volume and revenue budgets/forecasts under Freight Forwarding businesses.

·       Manage and retain existing customer base and grow new customer base with a view for year-on-year business and profitability growth. 

·       Enhance customer service experience.

·       Maintain good relationship with vendors, feeder operators/agents, local shipping fraternity, other NVOCCs and / or competitors, and report prevailing market sentiments and developments to Principal on a timely manner in the form of market and sales analysis. 

·       Exercise due diligence in cost cutting measures, improving operational efficiencies and maintaining strong credit and cost control culture. 

·       Manage working capital of the business. 

·       Strategize and plan with Principal on initiatives to grow the company brand name.

·       Travel for targeted customer visits and /or trade related fairs 

·       Lead in budgeting and forecasting activities.

·       Motivate team members to work cohesively to achieve KPIs. 


·       Degree from a good University, preferably in Maritime or Logistics or related field

·       Minimum 6-8 years of experience in container liner shipping business and in freight forwarding (mainly) business

·       Demonstrable track record of leadership to be successful for this role. 

·       Preference will be given for candidates with combined Container Liner & Freight Forwarding (mainly) experience and international work experience.

·       Results oriented with aspirations to grow with the organisation.


To apply, please visit : www.gmprecruit.com and search for Job Reference: 21864. Alternatively, you can do a “Quick Apply”.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

GMP Technologies (S) Pte Ltd   |   EA Licence: 11C3793   | EA Personnel:  Eileen K |   Registration No: R1109055

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