Head of Ocean Freight

Job Title: Head of Ocean Freight
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shinagawa-ku, Japan
Salary: 7,000,000 to 9,000,000
Reference: 10354
Contact Name: Wayne Yoshida
Job Published: June 18, 2018 09:00

Job Description

General Description
  1.  Actively leading, supporting and developing the ocean freight department
  2. Responsibility for the achievement of department-specific KPI
  3. Budget responsibility


Specific Accountabilities
  1. To achieve the defined volume budget
  2. To achieve any department-related KPI (including financial KPI, shipment statistics-related KPI or others)
  3. To grant adequate work environment for the ocean freight department
  4. To develop the ocean freight department, in conjunction with the company strategy
  5. To act as an intermediate between the ocean freight department and other departments where necessary
  6. To act as a point of escalation for any department-internal issues
  7. To build up and maintain relationships with the department’s core customers


Skills Required
  1. Good communication skills
  2. Native level Japanese
  3. Business level English (in speaking, writing & reading)
  4. Knowledge of international trade, freight forwarding beneficial


Experience and Qualifications
  1. Freight forwarding or logistics background
  2. Management experience