Air Freight Coordinator

  • Harrow, United Kingdom

Job Description

We have an excellent opportunity to join a progressive and forward thinking Freight Forwarding company who are steeped in history and have a reputation for high quality and service excellence. They are looking for team members to join their operations team, in a role which offers variety and a stimulating and challenging work environment.

You will be working from beautiful offices in a new building in Central Harrow and as part of a successful team; you will be expected to carry out the following tasks:

  • To co-ordinate and ship cargo via airfreight to the UK and other parts of the world.
  • Maintain all files ensuring they are costed and billed correctly
  • Issuing the airway bills and export Custom clearance
  • To provide an operation service to meet the customer's needs in a cost-effective manner
  • Negotiation with Carriers
  • Providing Quotes

The role interfaces with:

  • Airlines
  • Couriers
  • UK/Overseas Clients
  • UK/Overseas Agents
  • Warehouses at LHR, Feltham

RESPONSIBILITIES AND OBJECTIVES

  • To build and increase clientele through completing a range of business activities relating to Logistics and Freight movements
  • To ensure accuracy in paperwork and documentation
  • Maintain all files ensuring they are costed and billed correctly
  • Issuing the airway bills and export Custom clearance
  • To provide an operation service to meet the customer's needs in a cost-effective manner
  • Negotiation with Carriers
  • Providing Quotes

Minimum competencies required for this position:

  • Level 4 General Airfreight Awareness/or equivalent qualification
  • Dangerous Goods by Air Certificate
  • Radioactive Materials by Air (Not Essential, but highly desirable).
  • PC Literate - Excel, Word, Access & Outlook

Personal Qualities:

  • Good eye for detail
  • Highly organised, with strong prioritisation skills
  • Knowledge/Experience of the industry
  • Knowledge of Airport codes
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience of NES entries
  • Problem solving skills
  • Effective Time management
  • Good influencing skills
  • Knowledge of IPR/OPR systems
  • E-Customs knowledge.

My client may be looking for two Airfreight Co-ordinators, so if you feel you have right background/expertise to carry out these functions, please apply now for immediate consideration and interview.