Ocean Freight Product Manager
DB Schenker
Auckland City, AUK
1d ago
source : ExploreJobs

Auckland City, AucklandThe CompanyDB Schenker is a globally integrated Transport and Logistics company providing international air and sea freight forwarding services together with national logistics solutions across Australia and the globe.

About DB SchenkerAt DB Schenker, you are part of a global logistics network that connects the world. A network that allows you to shape your career by encouraging you to contribute and truly make a difference.

With more than 76,000 colleagues worldwide, we welcome diversity and thrive on individual backgrounds, perspectives and skills.

Together as one team, we are Here to move.The RoleWe are seeking an experienced Ocean Freight Product Manager to join our team.

This national role is responsible for the overall management and growth of Ocean Freight Product for Schenker New Zealand.

This includes procurement, research, marketing, business development and implementing process improvement initiatives.ResponsibilitiesDepartmental / Operational Key Responsibilities Include : Deliver on the objectives set by Management & ANZ Director Head of Ocean Freight, promoting and growing Schenker NZ’s Ocean Freight market share.

  • Drive increased revenue, profit and customer satisfaction;Prepare & manage the preparation of relevant PMO budgets, reports and forecasts;
  • Contribute as a key member of the Management team to business plans, strategies, tactics and budgets;Support the Sales team and Ocean Freight Operations in driving sales growth, key account strategies and educating staff;
  • Negotiate Ocean Freight (import & export) FCL & LCL rates for Schenker NZ;Support tender management with competitive, strategic pricing;
  • Ensure the annual budgets for the Ocean Freight product is achieved;Support & grow the preferred carrier scheme established by RHO and AU;
  • Procure and negotiate with shipping lines, engaging product management, RHO and / or AU PMO as required;Communicate to the business relevant industry news and carrier specific rate increases, e.

    g; Surcharges, GRI’s, CAF or BAF increases etc.;Conduct joint sales visits with the Sales teams as required;Manage PMO Investment Funds.

  • QualificationsKey Competencies and Skills Required : At least 10 years experience in Freight Forwarding Industry;At least 2 years experience in Product Management;
  • In-depth understanding of the Ocean Freight market;Microsoft Office (in-depth knowledge about MS Excel, MS PowerPoint);High-

  • level understanding of Freight Forwarding systems;Excellent Analytical skills;Excellent written and verbal communications skills, especially negotiation techniques;
  • Excellent presentation skills;Competent user of computer software systems.

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