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Senior Manager, Shipping and Brokerage

Port-Of-Spain or Newtown, North West TTD 30,000.00 - 35,000.00 per month Permanent Full Time Posted On 11.23.2022 Employer


The incumbent will be responsible for leading and managing all aspects of the Company's shipping and brokerage business.
Our client in the shipping industry is seeking to recruit a dynamic, results-oriented leader for the position of Senior Manager, Shipping and Brokerage for its Port of Spain branch.

Job Summary
The incumbent will be responsible for leading and managing all aspects of the Company's shipping and brokerage business.

Primary Objectives
  • Development and delivery of customer focused, profitable, cost effective, timely, efficient, safe, and high-quality business solutions.
  • Seeking and developing new business opportunities in line with Company's wider business plans.
  • Delivering a strategic business plan for the Company group aligned to Company group goals and objectives and its strategic business initiatives.
  • Transforming, energising, motivating Company's staff on HSE matters, performance management, employee engagement activities
Key Accountabilities
  • Business Management and Development
  • Strategic and Operational Planning and Delivery of Targets
  • Leadership and Performance Management
  • Resource Management
  • Training and Development
  • Quality Control
  • Health, Safety and Environment Management
Job Duties
  • Ensure the overall effective management of the shipping and brokerage businesses.
  • Oversee client interfaces within shipping and brokerage operations - working closely with the managers of the Company Group
  • Ensure Strategic Business Initiatives are implemented in a timely basis
  • Perform monthly review of business performance for the Company Group and deliver profitable returns for both Shipping and Brokerage businesses
  • Develop business plan and budget to ensure profitability
  • Implement budgeting and cost control measures across the shipping/brokerage value chain to include management of receivables and payables and ensure expenditure is maintained within allocated budget and established delegations
  • Develop and adhere to operational budgets, and actual expenditures.
  • Actively contribute to business development, new projects, tenders to ensure all operational costs and management functions are sound
  • Lead by example and manage all direct reports and subordinate staff to ensure goals and priorities are achieved and shipping/brokerage services are provided in a cost effective and timely manner
  • Construct performance development plans in conjunction with subordinates to set performance direction and highlight training and development needs
  • Regularly monitor and assess performance of subordinate staff to provide constructive feedback and highlight development needs
  • Promote an environment of co-operation for continual improvement of company performance
  • Standard operating procedures (SOP’s) are in place for all aspects of business for both shipping/brokerage
  • Lead and set the standard in all areas of Health, Safety and Environmental Management
Job Skills/Abilities
  • Demonstrated leadership and people skills management
  • Demonstrated experience developing and managing budgets and sound understanding of financial management principles
  • Demonstrated experience in developing, coordinating, and implementing business direction, plans, policies and procedures
  • Strategic thinker who understands how to deliver operational results and efficiencies
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

Eve Anderson Recruitment Limited

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Eve Anderson Recruitment Limited

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Senior Manager, Shipping and Brokerage


Port-Of-Spain or Newtown, North West


Strategy-Planning, Supply Chain


30,000.00 - 35,000.00

Salary Type:

per month

Employment Type:

Permanent Full Time




Business-Strategic Management : Strategic Planning-Intelligence
Logistics-Transportation : Cargo and Baggage Handling, Shipping and Receiving-Warehousing
Operations Management :

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 (five) years demonstrated success at a similar senior level leadership position
  • University degree preferably in Business or the equivalent in on-the-job experience with a demonstrated track record of success
  • Shipping/brokerage experience

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