Pricing Specialist

Recruiter
Freight Personnel
Location
Manchester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Mar 2019
Closes
12 Mar 2019
Ref
1101002605
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Qualified
Our client, a major player in the Global Freight Forwarding market is now looking for a Pricing Specialist to be based in their Manchester or Heathrow office. This is a very exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join a massive blue-chip organisation. Working in the National Pricing team you will quote UK clients as well as overseas offices and agents. You will at the same time work closely with the UK offices and sales team to win new business to the satisfaction of both the client and the profit of the company. Key Activities: Complete ad-hoc quotes received into the sea and air freight operations department. Liaise with relevant operation and product departments to ensure competitive pricing. Provide a prompt response to the customer and follow up every quotation. Good commercial understanding of air/ocean tariffs. Good Air/Ocean freight operational knowledge essential Good commercial background, understand business principles profit and loss Good administrator ensuring every quotation is recorded within KPI's. Collect pricing with approved hauliers for transport of cargo, confirm availability of equipment and agree prices where no tariff exists, to maximise cost effectiveness Strong product knowledge required together with financial awareness of credit ratings and policies. IT Generalist knowledge - Windows, Word, Excel. Specific Technical Requirements: Air and sea Freight forwarding experience Strong Negotiator and decision maker. Excellent Customer service skills, and communication skills. Ability to work under pressure and be flexible. Good PC skills. Attention to detail is paramount.

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