Charterhouse is sourcing on behalf of a global fresh produce, food and beverage company who is seeking an experienced Logistics Administrator to provide support for its small, centrally located Dubai office.
About the role
The Logistics Administrator will interact with customers across the Middle East to generate and manage freight orders, process order confirmations, invoice issuance and update the internal system, keeping records of the order process and providing updates to the customers on shipments.
This senior logistics role will manage the documentation process for the company’s shipments inbound to destinations across the Middle East, keeping track of the shipments and interacting with the shipping lines and customers in order to ensure the cargoes are delivered to the destinations in a timely manner.
The administrative role will see the incumbent liaise with subsidiary companies in Europe, Latin America and Africa to place customer orders into their production schedules, whilst preparing internal reports on orders, shipping arrangements, budget compliance, exceptions and other matters as required.
Reporting to the General Manager, you will diligently perform and manage claims processes with internal, external and shipping lines as and when required.
To be considered for this role, the successful candidate will have a strong track-record within freight handling and logistics administration, specific to the food & beverage industry in the Middle East.
The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, capable of working independently within a small team, who is comfortable interacting with customers and senior management in a professional manner. The selected professional will have a close eye to detail and be able to resolve any issues that develop in a proactive way, with minimum supervision.