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Traffic Coordinator

Ref: VAC-12445
  • Salary: £23,000
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Location: Felixstowe
  • Industry: Shipping
  • Discipline: Transport Operator
  • Employment: Permanent


Job Description

We are currently working with our Global client where they are seeking an experienced Traffic Coordinator
The key purpose of the job will be to ensure maximum asset utilisation, whilst minimising cost exposure and meeting the requirements of both internal and external customers.

The Coordinator is responsible for ensuring the company objectives are achieved across principally Asia Europe East Bound sailings, but will also learn and cover the Intra Europe Trade role.

This role will be the responsible party to assume all Asia Europe Trade/Intra Europe Trade.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate dynamic decision making and experience of working in a fast paced environment. Equally, it is essential that applicants pose strong logic skills, underpinned by strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Key functional responsibilities include the following;

Assume for both Asia Europe Trade and Intra Europe Trade (with support from other experienced colleagues)
Timely and appropriate dynamic vessel allocation revision taking account of local market situations, value assessments and opportunities to improve match back and load factor
Timely management of cases requiring special contingency planning and special allocation during service disruption and vessel withdrawal programmes to optimise opportunities and minimise negative impacts
Close communication with all EU regional traffic controllers, transshipment centres, partner lines and the Marine Operations Team for planning and traffic matters to best represent the company’s interests
Daily co-ordination of vessel allocations, loading and transshipment handling for Asia Europe Trade cargo for connection to/from the other services
Establishment of regional vessel allocations and dynamic control of same to ensure maximum vessel utilisation at all times
Daily report generation from inhouse system downloads requiring manipulations via Excel

Candidates should have a comprehensive understanding of the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel.


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