Charterhouse is working with an international shipping organisation which specialise in providing port services and logistic solutions, focused towards navy vessels and the military. They are looking to appoint a dedicated Area Manager to handle the Middle East region, a role which reports in to the Company Director.
About the role
Our client is looking for a driven, entrepreneurial individual who can help grow the business and strengthen relationships with key suppliers and contract partners. You will be required to manage the entire network of agents, ensuring that quotes received meet the best economic conditions for the company, whilst not compromising the quality of services provided to the client. In addition, you will be responsible to conduct detailed studies of all contract terms and conditions as well as the related statement of work, in order to detect the correct procedures to be implemented in order to guarantee the company’s conformity whilst also identifying opportunities to increase profits. In this crucial role you will communicate between navy/military clients and local agents ensuring successful execution of all operational and logistic services, as per contract. In addition you will be required to provide the company’s Directors with detailed trend analysis reports, business forecasts and P&L reviews.
To be considered for this role you must have a Degree in business studies or a relevant field. Knowledge of port services specifically in relation to navy ships, is highly advantageous but not essential. The successful candidate should have prior experience in logistics or shipping and must have worked in a management role either as an independent contributor or leading a small team.