General Manager - Forwarding Business
Head of department position
About Our Client
Our client is a leading logistics company in Asia with main business including international freight forwarding, door-to-door delivery service, logistics service and domestic/international relocation service. Our client has established in Hong Kong for over 35 years and it offers competitive supply chain solutions and logistics services to customers.
Reporting to top managements, the General Manager for the forwarding division will be responsible for overall management activities, including sales, operations, profits and loss as well as the risk control. The team size will be over 100 headcounts from these departments. This person will need to lead this team and develop and implement business strategies to achieve long-term and short-term organisational objectives. In order to achieve sales target and maintain good sales relationship with existing customers, this person is also expected to explore and identify new market opportunities.
The Successful Applicant
The ideal candidate will have minimum 8 years of sales and/or operations experience in logistics and forwarding industry with at least 3 years of senior management experience. Strong business acumen and commercial awareness with ability to create business strategies and progress management will be crucial. Excellent leadership with good interpersonal and negotiation skills is a must. Knowledge of warehouse and forwarding is highly preferred. This candidate needs to be fluent in written & spoken English and Chinese, knowledge in Japanese is an advantage.
What's on Offer
The perfect candidate will be offered a competitive remuneration package and promising career path. This is a great opportunity for a candidate in the logistics and forwarding industry to further develop in his/her career.