Senior International Forwarder Chartering and Assets

  • Location: Amsterdam
  • Full time: 38,75 hours per week
Daisy Smeets
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Join the team that drives logistics forward

Do you have a passion for logistics? Are you a great communicator and able to build constructive relationships with customers and suppliers? Can your ideas contribute to our dynamic, international organisation? Then you’re exactly what we’re looking for.

Your team

You will be part of a highly dedicated and professional team which is responsible for delivering the highest quality of service to an internationally dedicated client base. Your team consists of experienced International Forwarders and by teaming up with other operational and supportive departments within the organization a high service level can be achieved with the shared aim of achieving the very best for our customers.

Your role

As Senior International Forwarder you are responsible for a correct settlement of all chartering and assets related transport orders of the customers of P&O Ferrymasters, linked to the administrative and operational activities of all employees involved.

You are also responsible for maintaining a correct and timely flow of communication between the Customer Service department and hauliers / assets drivers, in order to achieve optimal performance and maximum return.

Finally: the ideal candidate will receive the opportunity to expand business on all operational & commercial levels and products. This is not limited to Europe only. Our team is also active on the global forwarding market.

Finally: the ideal candidate will receive the opportunity to expand business on all operational & commercial levels and products. This is not limited to Europe only. Our team is also active on the global forwarding market.

Other key responsibilities include:

  • Taking care of a correct settlement of all chartering and assets related transport orders wherein P&O Ferrymasters customers wishes / demands are leading
  • Calculating and recalculating of dimensions, capacity, floor space and size / weight ratio, in order to gain maximum efficiency within legal standards
  • Communicating with drivers / hauliers so that an optimal service and loading rate can be achieved
  • Building constructive relationships with existing and new potential customers and suppliers in order to expand the overall forwarding opportunities within the department and organisation
  • Administrative processing of data into the operational computer system, so that all departments / divisions will be kept informed correctly.

Who you are

As Senior International Forwarder you take responsibility and possess excellent communication- and influencing skills. 

So you:

  • Are educated to a minimum of MBO-level or equivalent (preferably in logistics)
  • Have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a forwarding and / or chartering role
  • Have experience with the Scandinavian, Central Eastern European and / or Southern European market
  • Have good command of Dutch and English language, complimentary languages are preferred
  • Have good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages
  • Are customer orientated and have good topographical knowledge
  • Are able to create or attract new business opportunities, and think “Out of the box“.

How you'll benefit

At P&O Ferrymasters, we don't just want to attract the best in business - we want to keep them as part of our team. You can progress to your full potential with a range of perks, rewards and development opportunities.

  • Growth and training opportunities
  • Competitive salary package in line with the seniority of the position
  • Option to buy extra leave days
  • Variety of team-building events 
  • Pleasant and comfortable work environment in a brand new office.
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What we do

Take a look at the vast array of supply chain services our team provides to businesses across Europe.
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Do you like solving complex puzzles? Are you a great team-player and do you like to learn and develop new things? Join our team if you’re looking for a challenging and rewarding career!
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