Trade Manager – Container Shipping Line – Intra-Asia
International Shipping Line
Location: Singapore
Consultant: Commercial Shipping Team
T: +65 6812 5718

Our Client is an international container shipping line. Due to business developments, they are looking to hire a Trade Manager to join them in Singapore.

In this position, you will be working as part of the Trade team focusing on Intra-Asia. This is a varied role and you will be responsible for:

  • Running the service in a profitable manner – with responsibility for P&L
  • Working directly with stakeholders, customers, and vendors
  • Improving yield and efficiency
  • Controlling costs – bunker costs, port fees, etc
  • Space management and selection of cargo
  • Involved in pricing strategy and tactics
  • Selecting ships for the service to optimize costs and revenue
  • Strategizing new and existing routes
  • Managing terminal contracts for the service
  • Some travel to meet customers and agents and visit ports

The ideal person for this role will be able to demonstrate:

  • Likely to have around 5+ years experience in commercial liner shipping
  • Previous trade management experience and strong operational knowledge

Our Client can offer a market-related salary package. They have an excellent work environment in central Singapore / CBD area. This is a really excellent opportunity to join a growing business and gain exposure to all commercial aspects of liner shipping.