Senior Shipping Officer

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Job Description

About the role

  • 10 years of managing transportation logistics- import into UAE and exports to ROW: Supermarket items, food items.
  • 5+ years of directly managing food/non-food imports from EU to UAE, exports to MENA from UAE
  • Must have verse experience with local regulations for food imports into UAE, exports into MENA
  • Must have verse with customs clearance practices for food imports, Dubai free zone regulations.
  • Able to liaise with forwarders and evaluate freight costs, manage international freight across all modes of transport.
  • Able to directly manage a team of 5 FTEs and above.
  • Attention to details and good understanding of processes.
  • Experience in EXCEL skills, knowledge of MS Office, Power BI.
  • Potential candidates can be from the following backgrounds-
  • Logistics executive/supply chain executive/supervisor for leading supermarkets chains, food chains.
  • Operations executive/supervisor of freight forwarders deployed in their food and beverage verticals.

About the requirements

  • High School/ Diploma
  • Diploma or Degree in Supply Chain & Warehouse operation
  • A minimum 8 years of experience in the same capacity as supervisor