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Trade Manager / Senior Trade Manager – Container Shipping Line
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 / Senior Trade Manager to join them in Singapore.

In this position, you will be working as part of the Trade team. You will be involved in hands-on trade management activities as well as managing a team of Trade Executives. This is a varied role and you will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing and managing a team of Trade Executives
  • 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 8-10 years experience in commercial liner shipping
  • Previous trade management experience and strong operational knowledge
  • Experience managing teams

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 in a managerial role with exposure to all commercial aspects of liner shipping.