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Sr. Freight Forwarder - Procurement/Cross Trade, Hyderabad

Freight Forwarding

Job Req Number:  39955
Time Type:


Analyses cargo Flows/ cargo mix/ consolidation benefit/ GP out of the Area

· Gives Feedback to the Area Head of Air Freight on general carrier performance/ carrier

evaluation issues.

· Set up the capacity planning (allotments, BSA, consolidation share) based on the carrier

strategy, the Trade Lane master plans, Guidelines received from the trade Lanes or Area /

regional Head Procurement.

· Responsible that the capacity and procurement strategy in the Area is line with the Regional &

Trade lane strategy.

· Negotiate /signs capacity deals on Area Level- in line with the regional guidelines

· Responsible for correct ITP calculations in his Area and keep the resulting under / over

coverage within the defined maximum tolerance level.

· Responsible to monitor under/ over converges on ITP trade lanes and to comment the figures to

regional Product on quarterly basis.

Decision Making Authority

Authorities as delegated by the Regional Manager Air Freight/ National product manager, in

accordance with Corporate standards and guidelines and Competence Sharing Agreements.

Function / Market & Industry Knowledge / Business Acumen / Process working

Good knowledge of

· Company's strategy and products

· Company’s strategic industry verticals,

· Markets (customers, competitors, suppliers, overall environment)

· local laws and regulations

· subcontractor management, 3rd party contracts

· Supply Chain Management and logistics

· forwarding and Supply Chain Management Systems

· business administration, finance and controlling

· FMC rules and regulations

Profound knowledge of · the Air Freight industry · freight forwarding operations · trends and opportunities · markets within top DSV & Panalpina trade lanes · procurement and capacity management for Air freight

Skills & Competencies

Leadership: Good ability to

· Plan strategically and translate strategy into operational roadmaps, deploying resources

efficiently while pushing for results

· Take complex decisions and be accountable, demonstrating managerial courage and taking

responsibility while managing risk

· Integrate and coordinate resources across functions and boundaries, building and using

networks, encouraging collaboration across borders, being open to outside input and sharing

knowledge and expertise

· Lead people, including hiring and retaining talent, directing reports, defining KPI's and

monitoring performance

· Recognize and nurture talent by advising, coaching, motivating and empowering others


Business: Good ability to

· Organize, including prioritizing, planning, assigning and controlling objectives

· Focus on customer service as a core value, increasing operational efficiencies and setting and

monitoring high standards of quality while taking necessary steps to retain and improve

customer relationships

· Influence and negotiate

· Drive innovation, manage change and deal with ambiguity, devising effective change

management processes


Personal: Good ability to

· Present and articulate

· Work under pressure and deal with tight deadlines with high energy and resilience

· communicate and network using advanced inter-personal skills

· Profound ability to work in teams

· Has an international mindset and exhibits great cross-cultural sensitivity

· Is authentic, positive, honest and open

· Is result oriented and places great emphasis on customer focus

· Has strong financial and business awareness, thinks analytically and is skilled at identifying

business opportunities and setting respective strategy


Educational background / Work experience

· Bachelor's degree in Business Administration/Economics/Logistics or freight forwarding


· Postgraduate / Management degree will be added advantage

· 5-10 years of overall industry experience (minimum)

Language Skills

· Fluent in English (other languages depending on the location)

Computer Literacy

· Microsoft® Office Software (Excel®, Word, PowerPoint® and others)

· SAP®

· Air tariff systems

· Excellent command on company’s IT system tools like CW1/ CRM /SAP etc.

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