Air & Ocean

Managing Director

London

Key Role Objectives:

Financial

  • Oversee the company’s financial performance as required by the Board of Directors, and work with Finance Director to prepare business and budget, business plans together with regular reporting in line with Company requirements.
  • Identify ways of improving performance and RoI to deliver or exceed company targets

Operations

  • Delivering the financial budget and operational strategy as set by the Board of Directors
  • With a change mindset, drive continuous improvements to day-to-day operations, and identify opportunities to provide best in class supply chain management solutions to clients
  • Implement improved reporting and controls to measure and monitor the performance of the operations.
  • Review and appraise all suppliers, and ensure all suppliers proactively managed with agreed KPIs and SLAs.
  • Measure the effectiveness of the operations function through KPIs that drive continuous improvement and value into the business
  • Ensure that regular communication with staff includes the objectives of the business; performance required and achieved and includes monthly intranet updates and preparation of the quarterly team meeting briefs.
  • Key account management of all major client accounts.
  • Working with the Board of Directors to ensure good communication and able to motivate across all levels of the business with all ideas/issues
  • Enforcing the corporate culture of a balance of entrepreneurial skills and corporate governance with core values throughout the business whilst maintaining enthusiasm and strong work ethic
  • Ensure that regular communication with staff includes the objectives of the business; performance required and achieved and includes monthly intranet updates and preparation of the quarterly team meeting briefs.
  • Liaison with key customers / suppliers on a regular basis to ensure service levels

Sales

  • Identification and development of new vertical markets and services
  • Growth of revenue and margins of existing activities on an annual basis
  • Develop new revenue streams from existing customer base by improved focus on key account management
  • Developlement and strengthening of existing Agency Network
  • Identification and implementation of new activities/business sectors/ routings/trading partnerships to support the growth in profitable operations.

Human Resources

  • Be a great people leader: build strong relationships and team, hire great people, commit to the growth of individuals on team and lead by example.
  • Provide effective and inspiring leadership
  • Empowerment and development of competent staff and management personnel including mentoring of direct line manager reports
  • Regular appraisal meetings setting objectives in line with the Company’s goals and to provide succession management
Job Summary
  • JOB ID:

    CBR096
  • Region:

    South East and/or London
  • Salary:

    £85,000 - £120,000
  • Benefits:

    Pension + Bonus
  • Details:

    Leadership/board position working for a highly successful medium sized forwarder (65 staff in the UK)
  • Contact:

    Daniel Smith