Operations Manager

Operations Manager needed for a freight forward company in Lebanon.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in the freight forwarding field.
  • Fluent; writing and speaking, in English and Arabic Language – French is a plus
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office).
  • Detail oriented.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Customer service oriented.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Determine method of shipping, and prepare bills of lading, invoices, and other required shipping documents.
  • Handle shipments of corporate/sales clients; Air, Sea, and Land freight – import, export and offshore.
  • Negotiate with Shipping Lines/Co-loaders and clearing agents for the lowest best price and service with comprehensive payment terms
  • Coordinate with clients for meeting their scheduled timelines.
  • Approve and manage air, sea and land freight bookings.
  • Update clients with the latest shipments statuses.
  • Ensure coordination for shipments; from origin country until the shipment is delivered to the final consignee’s warehouse.
  • Notify consignees, or customers of the arrival of freight, and arrange for delivery.
  • Ensure compliance with import/export regulations for all shipments.
  • Obtain, check and prepare documentation to meet customs and insurance requirements, packing specifications, and compliance with overseas countries’ regulations and fiscal governments.
  • Follow up with clients for new shipments and for the already ongoing shipments.

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