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      August 12,2022
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    Manager Air Freight Gateway

    Every day, we contribute to an inspiring workplace where we embrace our pioneering spirit, value our diversity and fulfil our potential – for our customers, our company and each other.

    Currently we are searching for a Manager Air Freight Gateway, reporting directly to Sjeng Aerts, our Head of Airfreight Gateways, Capacity and Procurement Europe.
    Location: Amsterdam, Schiphol
    Join a global leader as we embark on an industry-defining digital transformation that will revolutionize trade. You’ll play a vital part in our success, managing our customers’ experience, and building the experience to advance your career.
    We offer
    We’re on a landmark journey to simplify global trade. It brings the chance to have a major impact on the world economy, but also, on your career development.
    Energizing and pioneering, this is an environment that keeps you motivated. You’ll be joining a genuinely diverse, talented team that’s passionate about being there for customers and for each other. And thanks to our global scale, you’ll be well-placed to explore Maersk opportunities around the world. The many other highlights include industry-leading talent development initiatives and competitive benefits: our parental leave policy is recognized as one of the best in the industry.
    At Maersk we value the diversity of our talent and will always strive to recruit the best person for the job. We value diversity in all its forms, including – but not limited to – gender, age, nationality, race, sexual orientation, disability or religious beliefs. We are proud of our diversity and see it as a genuine source of strength for building high performing teams.
    Key responsibilities
    Inspire and manage our Gateway Operation Team, currently consisting out of 9 great colleagues. Responsible to direct and coordinate the day-to-day Gateway operations, negotiate airline spot rates, schedule consolidations, manage vendors and overall support the Air Freight product within the region while ensuring customer satisfaction. You’ll be accountable for Gateway performance, GP optimization and enhancement of consolidation ratio’s and consulted about market developments airline developments and customer solutions.
    Regional Management of the Gateway set-up
    • Weekly/monthly performance of financials and operational KPI’s
    • Set GP improvement targets by gateway
    • Continuing improvement of processes
    • Ensure alignment among global gateways
    • Steer cargo between gateway uplift and direct uplift
    • Optimize consolidations with the objective of achieving best possible lowest net achieved costs and respective promised transit times
    • Coordinate with countries to ensure that routing guides is adhered to
    • Set-up new Trade Lanes in cooperation with areas
    • Create uplift solutions to support new product developments
    • Set-up an aligned 3rd party provider management (eg CFS operators / RFS)
    • Improve GP levels by consolidation improvements as well as cost improvements
    • Define Flight / consolidation plan on the basis of the regular business routed via the gateways
    • Where gateway controls trucks for feeding and de-feeding: define schedule, procure trucking services
      • Disposition of de-feeding trucking including the respective customs filing
    • Support Area organisations with Air Freight expertise and build bridges between Product, Operations and Commercial
    We’re looking for
    • 10+ years of industry specific experience
    • Strong operational background – preferable in gateway handling
    • Ability to work in a matrix organization
    • Strong customer focus
    • Good interpersonal, communication and excellent negotiating skills
    • Strong analytical skills, ability to understand and interpret performance data
    • Passionate, result oriented, self-starter, well-structured, professional
    A.P. Moller - Maersk is an integrated container logistics company working to connect and simplify our customers’ supply chains. As the global leader in shipping services, we operate in 130 countries and employ roughly 70,000 people. With a simple end-to-end offering of products and digital services, seamless customer engagement and a superior end-to-end delivery network, we enable our customers to trade and grow by transporting goods anywhere - all over the world.
    If you are interested to know more about this Opportunity please apply directly
    We are looking forward to getting in touch with you!
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