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  • Chase House,
  • City Junction Business Park
  • Malahide Road, Dublin 17
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  • Job reference number:15320021
  • Client ID:RI/LSR04439 - DLJ1
  • Posted on:06-FEB-2018
  • Salary:EUR 40,000 - 40,000
  • Location:DUBLIN SOUTH
  • Job type:PERMANENT

Our Client a well established Logistics & Transport company now seek to hire an Airfreight Forwarderfor their offices based in Tallaght, Dublin 24.

Job Specification :


  • Compiling, agreeing & managing freight forwarding clients and business plans where appropriate.

  • Ensuring operational plans are developed and implemented to ensure achievement of freight forwarding business objectives.

  • Ensuring that Air freight SLAs are met.


  • Ensure smooth operational running of operations freight forwarding Clients, to include air activities.

  • Management of supplier relationships to ensure that SLAs are achieved.

  • Ensuring that service is maintained at the levels agreed within contracts.

  • Defining, compiling and analysing agreed KPI information to ensure optimal efficiency & performance.

  • Producing statistical information relating clients

  • Reviewing & monitoring internal processes to ensure optimum efficiencies.

  • Ensuring that operational plans are developed and implemented in line with business objectives


  • Developing close relationships with clients through regular communication and meetings, developing and maintaining confidence and encouraging loyalty.

  • Reviewing & analysing contract performance with customers, recommending & initiating improvement plans where appropriate.

  • Ensuring that customers are kept fully informed about issues that affect contract performance.

  • Design and presentation of appropriate client KPI’s.

  • Identifying, developing and pursuing organic business growth opportunities with current clients.


  • Preparation of consignment paperwork

  • Preparation and submission of customs entries.

  • Invoicing

  • Ensuring all jobs comply with audit record requirements.

  • Sourcing, compilation and presentation of Air freight rates and quotations.


  • Proven ability in team focused skills coupled with an ability to drive and implement change.

  • Strong IT literacy including a strong understanding of maximising the effective utilisation of technology.

  • Analytical – able to analyse and extract data, developing and adapting business plans as necessary.

  • Willingness to establish and manage culture change initiatives, while driving efficiency.

  • Commercially Focused on maximising margin potential


  • Accurate Reporting.

  • Compliance with procedures.

  • All processes carried out in line with procedures.

  • Reporting completed as required and within timelines.

  • Maintaining KPIs

  • Internal/ External Audits.

  • Professional company image maintained

  • Ongoing relationships maintained Customer Feedback
    Strong analytical skills.

  • Commercial Nous.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Experience within logistics sector with substantial experience operating at a senior level within project/operational roles.

  • Experience in fast paced operations environment, objective setting, including the establishment and monitoring of SLA’s/KPI’s.

  • Customs Clearance experience Essential

  • Experience of producing and key clients

  • Experience of working in a health and safety focused environment.

  • Data Freight / SAP desirable

  • Degree level qualification (or equivalent)

  • Evidence of additional professional development (e.g. ILT)

  • Air Security Trained (Desirable)

  • Strong interpersonal and organisation skills.

  • Team player.

  • Self starter with the ability work on own initiative with minimum supervision.


Full time, Permanent,


€40,000 depending on skill set

For a confidential discussion on this or any other current opportunity please contact Danielle on 8326330 /

Please do not apply for this vacancy unless you meet the minimum pre­requisite requirements as our clients have instructed us that they do not wish to receive applications from candidates that do not meet the minimum requirements.

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Logiskills are leading recruitment specialists for the manufacturing, freight & logistics industries. Roles we typically recruit for include; air, sea and road freight forwarding;

warehouse; distribution; transport; logistics; supply chain; materials; purchasing;procurement; engineering; manufacturing; production; finance; accountant; customer service; admin; accounts; coordination; clerk; agent; supervisor; manager; management.

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