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Product Manager - Air Freight Auckland

DB Schenker

DB Schenker Auckland New Zealand

3 months ago

Freight/Cargo Forwarding (Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics)
At DB Schenker , you are part of a global logistics network that connects the world. A network that allows you to shape your career by encouraging you to contribute and truly make a difference. With more than 76,000 colleagues worldwide, we welcome diversity and thrive on individual backgrounds, perspectives and skills. Together as one team, we are Here to move .

The Role

We have an opportunity for a highly engaging and experienced Air Freight Product Manager to join our friendly team in Auckland.

This national role is responsible for the overall management and growth of the Air Freight Product for DB Schenker New Zealand. This includes procurement, research, marketing, business development, implementing process and improvement initiatives.

Key Responsibilities Include:
Deliver on the objectives of promoting and growing Schenker NZ's Air Freight market share
Drive increased revenue, profit and customer... satisfaction
Contribute as a key member of the Senior Leadership Team to business plans, strategies, tactics and budgets
Support the Sales team and Air Freight Operation in driving sales growth, key account strategies and educating staff
Negotiate Air Freight (import & export) rates for Schenker NZ
Support tender management with competitive and strategic pricing
Ensure the annual budget for the Air Freight product is achieved
Communicate to the business relevant industry news and carrier specific rate increases
Conduct joint sales visits with the Sales teams as required
Manage employee Lifecyle of Air Freight team in conjunction with department operations manager, team leaders and supervisors.

Key Competencies and Skills Required:
5+ years experience in Freight Forwarding Industry
2+ years experience in Product Management
In-depth understanding of the Air Freight market
Competent with Microsoft Office Suite
High-level understanding of Freight Forwarding systems
Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
Excellent written and verbal communications skills, especially negotiation technique and presentation skills
Strong stakeholder engagement and ability to deal with people at all levels
Proven leadership and people management skills

Why DB Schenker?

We know that our team is our greatest asset, that's why we're committed to providing you with the best work environment, opportunities, and benefits. From competitive salaries to optimal health care offerings and smart working arrangements - we have you covered!
Smart working arrangements - 50% of your days can be worked remotely
Career development & education - we offer a range of programs and courses so you can strive for personal and professional excellence
'Dress for your day' - "smart casual" dress code in our office so you can be comfortable
Global opportunities - we're one of the world's largest logistics companies, operating in over 140 countries!

What's Next?

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