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Freight (DGFF)

DHL Global Forwarding

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted October 24, 2021.

DHL Global Forwarding Carreer opportunities in Uganda Freight (DGFF) Jobs opportunities in Uganda at DHL Global Forwarding

# Job Description

Deutsche Post DHL DPDHL is the logistics provider of the world with over
520,000 employees in more than 220 countries and territories.
DHL Global Forwarding, Freight DGFF is the Group’s air, ocean, and road
freight specialist.
We offer standardized transport as well as highly specialized end-to-end
solutions to customers in a wide range of industries globally.
Connecting People. Improving Lives.
Currently we are looking for an ambitious and energetic Head of Ocean Freight
in – DGF Uganda to participate in designing and ensuring the implementation of
OFR strategy. And also to deliver flow of goods and information across the
customer’s global supply chain by maximizing profitability and optimizing
utilization of business and human assets in line with business strategy and
objectives, corporate guidelines and policies.
Would you like to drive and manage performance of OFR Product teams and the
implementation of Business Devotement opportunities within country?
If this sounds like something you would like to do, Please read on and apply
only if you meet the essential knowledge, skills & experience!.

Key Responsibilities:
• Drives implementation of OFR strategy in country translates requirements,
implements, ensures realization of strategy and monitors
• Directs and controls Capacity Management activities for FCL and LCL at
country level management and allocation of capacity, adherence to global
• Sets, communicates and follows KPIs to ensure constant improvement of
Capacity Management
• Creates, develops and maintains good relationships with service providers,
while facilitating negotiations of best rates at country level
• Escalates carrier performance issues when required
• Directs and controls all pricing activities required at country level
• Supervises identification and implementation of new products within country
• Supports Sales in interaction with key customers
• Ensures efficient communication and information exchanges with Sales
• Provides input on solution design and service elements
• Ensures efficient communication and information exchanges with
regional/global OFR Management
• Sets and monitors objectives in terms of profitability maximization and
volume growth e.g. on ITM lanes
Stakeholders and Customers
• Support country’s efforts in maintaining healthy relationships with trade
bodies and government agencies & authorities, including being an active
subscriber or participant of global research agencies
• Creates, develops and maintains good relationships with customers and
service providers, while facilitating negotiations of best rates at country
• Maintain and support interdepartmental relationships
Process Improvements
• Responsible for constant improvement and optimization of production means
cost management and operational and service level quality
• Develop and roll out financial and operational KPI reports. Follow up on
specific countries
People Management
• Develop a high performance service culture within the country that nurtures
and encourages service excellence, quality and a ‘can do’ mindset
• Plan, organize and direct an efficient and effective country management team
• Develop IKOs/KPIs with team members and monitor individual performance
• Conduct performance appraisal, including coaching
• Manage the allocation of appropriate resources and commitment of staff to
the achievement of Global objectives and targets
• Identify training needs and opportunities to develop a highly skilled
functional department. Trains and develops managers for succession.
The ideal candidate will be reporting into the Country Manager and will
ideally have the following skills and attributes:
• Minimum of 10-15 years’ experience in many areas of OFR management
• Exceptional knowledge of the Ocean Freight and Forwarding Industry
• Relevant experience in Sales, Business Development and Logistics
• Bachelors or Master’s degree in relevant topic

We offer:
• Opportunities in a global company where you can contribute your ideas and
skills to move towards our shared goals.
• Possibility to lead and manage team & further career development
• Flexible working hours with the possibility of occasionally working from
home upon agreement
• Competitive salary
If this is something you would like to do, don’t hesitate and start your
Why join DHL Global Forwarding?
We are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading logistics provider with
operations in over 220 countries. Visit our career site on the web at
Our TOP EMPLOYER prestigious certification attests to our best-in-class
efforts to attract and retain talent by fostering a positive work environment
and encouraging personal and professional development among employees. The
development of talented women in our organization will be a focus for us and
an important part of our DGF Strategy 2025.
We aspire to become the undisputed leader in our industry, when people think
of forwarding; we want them to think DGF because we have:
• The largest global network with more than ~30,000 passionate employees
• The most efficient processes and fastest response times
• The best solutions and best customer service
Our Vision: The Logistics Company for the World.
Our Mission: Excellence. Simply Delivered.
Our Purpose: Connecting People, improving lives.
Our Values: Respect & Results
Our Goals: Employer, Provider, and Investment of Choice, Living Responsibility

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