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Ocean Freight Specialist

We are looking for an experienced freight forwarding specialist with extensive expertise in ocean freight to join our team in Hamburg. In this role, you will be responsible for planning, organizing, directing and controlling freight forwarding operations, while driving key initiatives and operational excellence. Does this sound like the right opportunity for you to take the next step in your career? Apply now! 



How you will contribute:


  • Manage file creation and all services associated with freight forwarding and logistics 
  • Liaise with sales to ensure required documentation/information needed for the SOP are provided
  • Monitor/audit files weekly for compliance of estimate input, profit margin setting and timely invoicing.
  • Assist clients in their day by day requests related to export/import documentation in order to ensure proper execution to the transportation files
  • Provide clients with complete sailing details in order to ensure proper flow in information is guaranteed
  • Liaise with ocean lines in order to procure the best possible solutions (capacity and cost) to be utilized upon execution of transportation files
  • Liaise with DP World internal Network and external Partner Agents in order to guarantee the best possible service assistance
  • Act quickly upon possible emergency situations that may arise within the life of an ocean file 
  • Network with your fellow Operations colleagues to ensure proper support is given in case of workflow overload 


Your Key Qualifications: 


  • Degree in logistics, supply chain or a similar discipline 
  • Minimum 2 years experience in the Freight Forwarding industry
  • Ability to drive strong execution of initiatives and prioritize multiple tasks to meet various deadlines
  • Intermediate computer skills with a proficiency in MS Office 
  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to analyze numbers and attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate with clients, carriers, other forwarders and vendors
  • Native level German and good command in English (written and spoken)



DP World offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organization. We strive to hire and develop the right people, locally and globally; stimulating personal growth and self-development within an informal atmosphere. We offer a market competitive compensation package.

About DP World

We are the leading provider of worldwide smart end-to-end supply chain logistics, enabling the flow of trade across the globe. Our comprehensive range of products and services covers every link of the integrated supply chain – from maritime and inland terminals to marine services and industrial parks as well as technology-driven customer solutions. Both syncreon and Imperial are part of our family. 
We deliver these services through an interconnected global network of 295 business units in 78 countries across six continents, with a significant presence both in high-growth and mature markets. Wherever we operate, we integrate sustainability and responsible corporate citizenship into our activities, striving for a positive contribution to the economies and communities where we live and work. 
Our dedicated, diverse and professional team of more than 97,657 from 158 nationalities are committed to delivering unrivalled value to our customers and partners. We do this by focusing on mutually beneficial relationships – with governments, shippers, traders, and other stakeholders along the global supply chain – relationships built on a foundation of mutual trust and enduring partnership. 

We think ahead, anticipate change and deploy industry-leading digital technology to further broaden our vision to disrupt world trade and create the smartest, most efficient and innovative solutions, while ensuring a positive and sustainable impact on economies, societies and our planet.

DP World is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). We strongly believe that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success and we make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or belief.
By submitting your resume and application information, you authorize DP World to transmit and store your information in the world-wide recruitment database, and to circulate that information as necessary for the purpose of evaluating your qualifications for this or other job vacancies.





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