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Head of Airfreight GatewayKuehne + Nagel Ltd.
Head of Airfreight GatewayKuehne + Nagel Ltd.
Job Highlights
  • Drive negotiations with airlines and block space
  • Manage performance of the team
  • Champion continuous improvement initiatives
Job Description

Job description

Our continued global success in air logistics depends on having the right people in our collaborative and quality-focused team. In this role, you will have the overall responsibility for all airfreight gateway operations. You are the go-to person on all matters pertaining to operational excellence, blocked space agreements and capacity solutions.

We are looking for a performance-driven leader to bring the best value to our customers. In return, you will gain access to professional development opportunities, international exposure and a rewarding career. To find out why Kuehne + Nagel is a global leader in logistics, start a conversation with us and click apply today!

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Ensure effective deployment of resources at all times
  • Manage performance of the team and recommend solutions for improvement
  • Champion continuous improvement initiatives across the department
  • Drive negotiations with airlines and block space agreements
  • Maintain good relations with our partners, including airlines, customs and cargo security
  • Ensure appropriate trainings are carried out, e.g. IATA, dangerous goods etc
  • Conduct timely reviews of warehouse and air brokerage licenses

Your skills and experience

To be considered, you should have at least 10 years of experience in freight forwarding or operational management, and prior B2B sales exposure. You possess a positive attitude, strong influencing skills, and an eye for business opportunities. You will also demonstrate the ability to multi-task and follow through on commitments made to the customer. Effective communication abilities in English and Mandarin is essential to the success of this role.

Good reasons to join

At Kuehne + Nagel, you get to grow your expertise, shape processes and deliver innovative solutions. We are continuously building our local and global network and our product portfolio, creating career opportunities in different fields of work worldwide. As a leader in the logistics industry, we provide a collaborative and IT driven environment where you will work with motivated and customer-centric colleagues across the world.

For enquiries on this role

Yan Yeung - Local HR Consultant
Kuehne & Nagel Limited

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With over 82,000 employees at some 1,300 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world's leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on high value-added segments such as IT-based integrated logistics solutions.


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Additional Information
Years of Experience
5 years
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent
Dental insurance, Double pay, Five-day work week, Flexible working hours, Free shuttle bus, Life insurance, Medical insurance, Performance bonus, Transportation allowance