Operations Coordinator

General Information

The Bolloré Group is one of the 500 largest companies in the world, it now holds strong positions in all its activities around three business lines, Transportation and Logistics, Communication, Electricity Storage and solutions.

Bolloré Transport & Logistics is the result of the union between the Bolloré Group's four traditional businesses. Bolloré Ports, Bolloré Railways, Bolloré Energy and Bolloré Logistics are four areas of business and expertise that now work collectively to satisfy the needs of global clients. Bolloré Transport & Logistics makes all of its areas of expertise available to its clients, including construction and operation of port terminals and railway lines, freight forwarding and logistics

Being part of Bolloré Transport & Logistics means engaging with an international and visionary Group. A Group that constantly embarks on new undertakings. A Group that invests and innovates.  

Job description

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FREIGHT FORWARDING OPERATIONS
Operations Coordinator

Contract

PERMANENT CONTRACT

Location Job

Europe, United Kingdom, Aberdeen, Scotland

Contract length

Mission description

The right to work in the UK is required for this position

This position is based at our Aberdeen offices in Dyce. The right to work in the UK is required

Job Purpose:
To expedite inbound and cross trade movements on behalf of our clients in their interests whilst delivering strategic objectives of the group.

 

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Key Tasks and Responsibilities
• Planning and arrangement of international consignments according to client instructions and requirements
• Receiving of pre-alerts and shipping documentation
• End to end monitoring of inbound and outbound movements.
• Opening of files for Air, Sea Road & Courier shipments.
• Issuing customs clearance instructions and ensuring 100% compliance with AEO and customs policy
• Day to day invoicing and job costing
• Follow up of purchase orders/shipments
• Maintaince of SOPs
• Communication with overseas offices/partners
• Quoting new traffic / new trade lanes
• Ensuring we meet company DATA Quality KPI with required tracking information
• Ensuring any PM queries are cleared within KPI timeframe
• Collecting VAT/Duty from customers if required
• Other duties as reasonably requested by line manager


Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
• Minimum 2 years sea freight experience required – customs knowledge preferred
• Computer literacy is a must
• Professional telephone manner and customer service skills are essential
• Attention to detail is vitally important
• Friendly, calm and professional manner
• Ability to handle pressure and good time-management
• Ability to adapt to change and work effectively as part of a team
• Enthusiasm and self-motivated