Operations Manager - Road Freight
Kuehne Nagel
Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
1d ago

Oversee and manage the Overland business activities within KN guidelines to achieve organizations short and long term business goals.

Your Role

Support and execute the objectives of Transport Centre of Excellence.

Your Responsibilities

Business and Product Development :

  • Acquire or support the acquisition of new business and account management
  • Promote customer relations and develop existing customer base + add new customers
  • Lead in due diligence tender process : review scope, drive solutions and ensure timely and competitive submissions to the internal and external stakeholders.
  • Lead and support business development process example tender analysis, solution design, costing, pricing and service offering
  • Monitor market trends and competitor activity in order to identify new business opportunities
  • Take charge of Transport Subcontractor Management to execute global carrier initiatives.
  • To lead, expand and collaborate targets with various Business Units for a structured roll out of the Transport Centre of Excellence for Domestic distribution, Gateway trucking and Container haulage activities on a central platform.
  • Build business footprint for Customs Brokerage and x-border trucking network (FTL / LTL)
  • Operations Excellence :

  • To develop measures to improve vendor management capability in the organization, review and align allocation of resources across different business activities in providing optimum service standards.
  • To ensure efficient overland operations and continuously optimizes the operations by implementing standard processes in line with corporate guidelines and targets
  • To be involved in the development and implementation of business operations and reporting systems
  • To be responsible for managing and reviewing operational policies, standards and procedures including integrating and implementing automations, technology and systems.
  • To monitor and manage day-to-day transport operations and to review incident / crisis management with effective BCP.
  • To ensure QSHE considerations are strictly applied to address areas of non-conformance to safety and health standards through corrective actions.
  • Profit Development :

  • Responsible for profit and loss in the national business field for Road Logistics BU in the branch (s) assigned.
  • Monitor annual budget for the branch in line with National expectations; and initiate corrective actions in case of deviations and under performance.
  • Your Skills and Experiences

  • Problem solving and business savvy skills
  • Attention to detail in managing day-to-day operations
  • Ability to manage various stakeholders and organization skills
  • Detailed knowledge of domestic and cross border road transportation
  • High commitment level required;
  • Lead by example for proactive positive attitude;
  • Multi-tasking across different functions;
  • Decisive and persevering aura to tackle challenges in absorbing high volume transport environment
  • Ability to take project challenges.
  • Ability to perform business travel
  • Available for short travel overseas when required for training orattend to customer requirements.
  • Willing to relocate to other branches if required.
  • Qualified to handle DG & Temperature sensitive shipments.
  • At least graduate, but Master will be preferred.
  • Industry experience will be highly appreciated.
  • Good Reasons to Join

    Work for the Global leader in freight forwarding. We offer an employee friendly environment for you to develop and grow to become a skilled logistics professional in a challenging and fast developing company with competitive salary and opportunities for further development within the Kuehne + Nagel Group with highly dynamic multinational work environment.

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