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Operations Manager

Country

  • Norway

City

  • Kristiansand

Posted

23 Sep 2022

Department

  • Management
  • Operations

Job level

Non – Management

Hours

Full Time

Contract

Permanent

Workplace

On Site

As a result of continuing growth, we are now looking for and experienced operations manager for our Air & Sea operations in Kristiansand

Role Overview

You will have the overall responsibility for daily operations and local air & sea team. Working closely with the Head of Air & Sea Scandinavia, the other teams and management to identify & drive internal improvement and business transformation projects. Focus on improving the P&L through operational excellence.

  • To lead and provide ‘hands-on’ support, expertise, and guidance to the team.
  • Day-to-day operations and management of projects, shipments, clients, and suppliers
  • Contribute with commercial activities and product development within air, sea and 3PL  
  • Deployment of globally standardized business processes,
  • implementation of best practice solutions, operational, and financial reporting.
  • Strong commitment to Quality, Health, Safety and Environment and
  • Corporate Compliance policies.

What we’re looking for

A “hands-on” management style with high attention to detail is essential to succeed in this role. Only applications that can demonstrate international freight forwarding experience will be considered.

  • Extensive experience in the logistics industry
  • Management, including airfreight, ocean freight and project logistics
  • The ability to interface with all levels of the organization
  • Effective team leadership skills
  • A strong commitment to training and mentoring staff
  • Superior communication skills
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience using CargoWise One (desirable)

What we’re offering

Pentagon Freight Services AS is a dynamic and expanding logistics company with a unique and highly competent professional environment. As part of our team, you will work with major international companies and have great opportunities for personal and professional growth – and of course be part of a great working environment! We offer a competitive renumeration package including favorable pension and insurance benefits. 

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