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District Manager

Posted on Dec 13, 2018 by Adecco Direct Hire

New York, NY 10001
Retail Trade
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Company Profile: International Freight Forwarder Job Description: Sorry, Visa / sponsorship not available. Summary: Reporting to the Vice President, The Americas, for one of the world's leading providers of integrated logistics services offering freight forwarding, customs brokerage, logistics and distribution. The District Manager will be responsible to direct the overall sales, operations and administration of the JFK Station facility including a staff of 35 individuals. Primary responsibility will be to drive sales, while managing to standard operating procedures and directing an aggressive operating plan. Challenge is to build world-class sales and operations team at branch, motivating and leading staff while optimizing costs, increasing revenues and improving profitability. Job Requirements: Background Required: International freight forwarding (5 years) International freight forwarding Sales Global multi branch environment Knowledge of Trans-Pacific trade lanes Track record of sales growth Freight forwarding operations Multimodal (i.e. Ocean, Air, Import, Export, TL, LTL) Knowledge of Illinois markets P & L including budgeting, forecasting & reporting Computer literate Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook Residence: JFK area Education: College Graduate- BA or BS, or equivalent business qualifications Background Preferred: Proven management skills to drive the operational growth and ensure profitability. Proven track record in business development and demonstrated leadership skills. Strategic thinker with very strong commercial acumen and an entrepreneurial flair. Other essential abilities and skills: Ability to motivate people through collaborative skills Excellent customer service Negotiations Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) Compensation structure: Eligible to participate in the Company s profit share program to be paid out twice a year. Allowances: Auto allowance $450/mo, laptop provided & cell phone provided

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