Country Manager Freight Management

  • Job area - Business Development & Account Management
  • Hours - Full time
  • Location - Antwerpen
Are you a natural leader with a strong commercial vison? Do you have a proven track record in Ocean- and Air Freight and P&L Management? Than we are looking for you!
  • Job description
    The Country Manager Freight is responsible for the execution and development of all Freight activities (Air & Ocean). You will determine the short and long term strategy and policies for growth, organizational development and profitability.
    Next to this you are responsible for;
    • The country P&L for FM BE according to the budget targets
    • Financial control / job costing accuracy
    • Accurate allocation of Resources (Ensure sufficient staffing within productivity targets/ right people on the job)
    • Maintain and manage Freight service quality targets as set with key accounts
    • Ensure efficient and adequate implementation of new business
    • Manage and develop key account relations by all means necessary
    • Achieve synergies between the airfreight and ocean freight operations on all levels
    • Smart outsourcing / offshoring of activities to shared services
    • Determine standard pricing targets/ Set annual pricing for all standard operational activities
    • Management and development of all internal and external stakeholders.
    • The Country Manager is actively involved in new business development
    Where will you be working?
    The Country Manager will head the Belgian Freight activities. As a commercial nomad you will be there where the action happens; At our offices (Antwerp or Brussels), at Key Accounts or Prospects or internal representation throughout the Benelux structure.
  • Requirements
    • The Country Manager Freight will have a Degree in a Commercial/ Economical discipline
    • A broad Management Track record on P&L level within the Freight Forwarding industry (Preferably Ocean Freight)
    • Natural leadership- and strong communicative skills
    • Driven by Operational Excellence and Growth
    • You are able to build bridges between different Business lines and facilitate all process-/ operational improvement initiatives
    • You have a strong commercial vision and are able to translate this to clear operational and financial targets
    • Further we expect an open mind, strong analytical skills and a professional/ organizational sensitivity to create a strong platform for growth
    • Fluent in Dutch, English and French
    • Familiar with all Office and Reporting tools/ systems

    What we offer
    • Plenty of room for personal and professional growth
    • An informal, but professional working environment with ambitious colleagues
    • Room for initiative and entrepreneurship
    • Market conforming salary with benefits

    Interested? Please apply via this link of If you have any questions or remarks, please feel free to contact our Corporate Recruiter - +32488254069 /  

Bayo Owa