Graduate Operations Co-ordinator (Freight shipping & logistics)

Location St Albans
Discipline: Logistics & Facilities
Salary: £24k per year
Contact name: Jane Deadman

Contact email: jane@westinpar.com
Job ref: JD/AL/11708
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

Graduate Operations Co-ordinator
St Albans, Herts
£24,000
Permanent, Full Time
Monday to Friday 08.30h – 17.30h

*****************GRADUATE OPPORTUNITY*****************

Are you A GRADUATE looking for a great opportunity to build experience in the lucrative and interesting world of freight shipping and logistics?
Are you innovative, a strong communicator, self-motivated and proactive?
Do you have drive, determination and the ability to succeed in a fast-paced, customer driven market?

Our client, a worldwide freight forwarding service provider, is seeking a motivated and confident individual to join their team as a Graduate Operations Co-ordinator.

The Job:
As the Graduate Operations Co-ordinator…

  • You will receive excellent training to enable you to support the Operations team in coordinating the day to day Sea Freight imports and European road Freight shipments.
  • You’ll be given guidance to allow you to become proficient in client liaison both written (email) and verbal (telephone).
  • Learn how to negotiate and liaise with external suppliers
  • Liaise with the internal sales team, assisting with quotations and service status information.
  • Assist in the completion of necessary export and import customs clearance.
  • Raise job files and all of the appropriate paperwork.
  • Invoice jobs on completion.
  • Requirements:
  • Ambitious, entrepreneurial outlook with a great sense of customer service
  • Commercial acumen
  • Negotiating skills to maximise gross profit.
  • Strong organisational and administration skills.
  • Good IT Skills

Benefits:

Excellent training and career progression opportunity
Established business, financially secure with entrepreneurial leaders
Contributory Pension

Contact Jane at Westin Par to find out more about this fantastic opportunity.

Westin Par values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies, we are acting as an Employment Agency

Due to the high volume of applicants applying for all roles, we can only reply to candidates with the most relevant skills and experience. If you have not heard back from us within 48 hours of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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