St Albans AL3
£25000 - £30000
Hours Monday to Friday 0800 - 1800 (1 in 4 Saturday mornings 0830 - 1230 Hrs)
This is an outstanding opportunity to join an established but progressive and forward thinking company with resources' available to offer sustained growth in the short and medium term. Working in new modern offices in St Albans
Working with an experienced management team this role will suit an individual who is passionate, ambitious and wishes to develop a career in International logistics while working for a financially strong and stable company.
Working as part of the Operations team the successful candidate will conduct the following role.
·Extensive communication both verbally and in writing with our UK and European client base, with particular focus on one key account ensuring a high degree of customer service.
·Working to deadlines and being able to plan ahead the collections and deliveries of groupage, part and full load consignments.
·Communicating proactively with our supplier base to ensure the work is being carried out in the most effective way.
·Maximising the profitability of each consignment / job by negotiating effectively with our client and supplier base.
·Operating the in-house software system the candidate will precisely raise the orders and process all of the necessary administration.
·Excellent communication skills (Written & Verbal)
·A confident personality with a can do attitude.
·A professional positive and helpful attitude to work colleagues, suppliers and especially customers.
·Commercial acumen with the ability to negotiate directly with clients and suppliers and identify and maximise opportunities to increase both Turnover and more importantly profit.
·Numerate and literate, it is vital that the successful candidate is able to explain complex logistical issues concisely in both written and verbal form.
·Ambitious with a desire to succeed.
·Experience of working for a transport/logistics company would be a considerable advantage.
·Presentable, energetic and enthusiastic.
·Strong organisational skills with an excellent memory.
This vacancy is advertised on behalf of gap personnel group (Quattro Recruitment Ltd & Quattro Healthcare Ltd) who operate as an Employment Business. gap personnel group is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
The gap personnel group are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.
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