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Sea Freight Forwarder

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    about 1 month ago

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Job Description

Brook Street are working on behalf of our Belfast client to recruit a new Freight Forwarder

The successful candidate should have at least 4 years` experience within FCL Ocean Freight and have strong communication skills.

The position would be a complete start to finish role, to include but not limited to:

Arranging FCL export / sea freight shipments with various carriers to worldwide destinations.
Arranging collections with our selected Transport/Liner Shipping Companies.
Handling order traces, issuing Bills of Lading, Invoices, and possibly sending pre-alerts to overseas offices.
Knowledge of physical loading of containers would be beneficial.
Good negotiating skills.
An in-depth customs knowledge and the ability to complete Export Customs Entries.
Basic understanding of Ocean Imports would be an advantage but not necessary.
Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor.
Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures.


Must have at least 4 year's experience within FCL Ocean Freight
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
Experience at communicating with Shipping Lines (online booking systems), Co-Loaders and Transport Companies.
Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service.
Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard industry practices.
Ability to prioritise workload and meet tight deadlines.
Willingness to work occasional overtime as and when required.

A competitive salary will be offered but will be subject to experience.

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