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Sea Freight Forwarder

  • Location:

    Belfast, County Antrim

  • Sector:

    Freight & Logistics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £42000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Colleen

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

  • Job ref:

    BEL/299070_1641391730

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    16/02/2022

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

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 2-3 years` experience within FCL Ocean Freight and have strong Customer Service skills.

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

  • Arranging FCL export 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.
  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures.


Experience:

  • Successful candidate should have at least 2-3 years' experience within FCL Ocean Freight and have strong Customer Service skills.
  • An in-depth customs knowledge and the ability to complete Export Customs Entries.
  • 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)
  • Good understanding of CNS operating system would be required.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of physical loading of containers would be beneficial.
  • Good negotiating skills.

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

Please send CV via the apply link

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