Vienna | 38.5 h/week (full time) | partially remote | from €50k – €100k annually |

If you are motivated leader with a passion for sea freight and international trade, this is the opportunity for you. As the head of sea freight export department, you will be responsible for managing and developing a team of specialists, ensuring high-quality service and customer satisfaction, overseeing all aspects of sea freight export operations.


Location: 1010 Vienna, with excellent connection to public transport (S-Bahn Wien Mitte, U3, U1)

Working hours: 38,5h per week

Work mode: Flexibility for remote work at least once a week

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Plan, coordinate, and monitor sea freight export shipments from booking to delivery
  • Ensure compliance with customs regulations and documentation requirements
  • Negotiate rates and contracts with carriers and agents
  • Manage customer relationships and provide excellent service
  • Resolve any issues or disputes that may arise during the shipment process
  • Supervise, develop and mentor a team of sea freight export specialists
  • Prepare and analyze reports on sea freight export performance and KPIs
  • Identify and implement opportunities for cost reduction and process improvement
  • Willingness to travel (globally)

Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in sea freight export operations
  • Completion of a solid education in logistics (apprenticeship, FH/university, …)
  • Knowledge of CargoWise One or similar TMS, and proficient in MS Office
  • Excellent communication, networking, negotiation, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Customer-oriented and results-driven mindset
  • Fluent in English and German. Additional language skills welcome

Personal Fit

  • Self-motivation and initiative, passion for logistics and customer satisfaction
  • Commitment to the company’s vision and values
  • Creativity and problem-solving skills
  • Adaptability and flexibility to a changing work environment, structures, technologies, etc.
  • Teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Ability to work in a multicultural and multilingual environment

Our offer to You

Our business growth depends on our people’s growth. We offer a dynamic and challenging work environment where you can learn, develop, and contribute to our success. You will shape the future of our company and the industry. You will work with diverse customers and partners, and handle complex logistics challenges.

We share our success with our employees and appreciate their positive impact. We want you to grow with us and achieve your goals. Join us and become part of our international team of freight forwarding experts.

Financial compensation:  from €50.000 to €100.000 (gross) annually including variable performance-based bonus