Air Freight Product Manager

Wed Jun 29 2022 11:20:24 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time) save share
We Offer:

We offer you an exciting global career at the forefront of world trade. Working with the best people in a global team culture with future growth opportunities in an industry that has a significant impact on the world economy.

We’re proud of our people who define our company’s industry leadership, global team culture and customer-centric focus every day. When you join our team you join a truly diverse, global organization in a fast-moving, values-based, work environment where you can grow on the job, create and shape our digital solutions, tap into industry-leading talent development initiatives, enjoy working with your colleagues and broaden your world view through our international job postings.

This is a great opportunity to be part of an industry leading transformation journey where you will play a key role in driving the Air Freight Product agenda for our UAE Area in close collaboration with commercial and execution teams. This role is based out of our Dubai office, United Arab Emirates, and reports to Air and LCL Product Manager.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Strategy/Product Management - Identify market trends, opportunities and customer needs. Own the execution of global initiatives and strategy within the Area, building bridges between Product Development, Operations and Sales
  • Air Freight Carrier Management / Procurement - Support the CEN L&S function in maintaining Airline carrier relations, actively driving cost reductions by optimizing allocation with carriers and contracts
  • Customer Relationship Management - Actively build strong relationships with customers
  • Pricing Management - Area responsibility for all Air Freight Pricing activities incl. but not limited to Price & margin setting and aligning our local initiatives with our Global Air Freight strategy
  • Operations Execution – Responsible for the end-to-end file execution on time and on plan to support our customers success in a lean and cost-efficient manner. Ensuring team adheres to the standard process and customer specific IOP’s and monitors respective KPI’s
  • Standard processes – Implementation of standard processes and systems within the Area and ensuring documentation is in place
  • Performance Management – Manage and improve the performance of the Service & Product for the Area
  • Product profitability - Focus on maximize the revenue, EBIT and GP/CM1 to Maersk through upselling and cost management; strengthen the engagement with the Global Air Freight Team and drive value through the Maersk Network
  • People Management - Coach, motivate and build a high performing team. Lead by example, inspire and energize their team
Who we are looking for:
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization
  • 10+ years, out of which 6+ years’ experience in Air Freight operations management
  • Commercial acumen with passion for finding new & innovative opportunities
  • Good interpersonal, communication and excellent negotiating skills
  • Ability to engage and link multiple parties across functions and geographies
  • Ability to understand and interpret performance data
  • Strong customer focus
  • Personality: passionate, result oriented, self-starter, well-structured, professional
  • Motivating Others
  • Team development and coaching
  • Target setting and performance management
  • Change Leadership
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