Air Freight Product Manager – Maersk – UAE – Dubai

Key Responsibilities:
Strategy/Product Management – Identify market trends, opportunities and customer needs. Own the execution of global initiatives and strategy within the Area, building bridges between Product Development, Operations and Sales
Air Freight Carrier Management / Procurement – Support the CEN L&S function in maintaining Airline carrier relations, actively driving cost reductions by optimizing allocation with carriers and contracts
Customer Relationship Management – Actively build strong relationships with customers
Pricing Management – Area responsibility for all Air Freight Pricing activities incl. but not limited to Price & margin setting and aligning our local initiatives with our Global Air Freight strategy
Operations Execution – Responsible for the end-to-end file execution on time and on plan to support our customers success in a lean and cost-efficient manner. Ensuring team adheres to the standard process and customer specific IOP’s and monitors respective KPI’s
Standard processes – Implementation of standard processes and systems within the Area and ensuring documentation is in place
Performance Management – Manage and improve the performance of the Service & Product for the Area
Product profitability – Focus on maximize the revenue, EBIT and GP/CM1 to Maersk through upselling and cost management; strengthen the engagement with the Global Air Freight Team and drive value through the Maersk Network
People Management – Coach, motivate and build a high performing team. Lead by example, inspire and energize their team

Who we are looking for:
Ability to work in a matrix organization
10+ years, out of which 6+ years’ experience in Air Freight operations management
Commercial acumen with passion for finding new & innovative opportunities
Good interpersonal, communication and excellent negotiating skills
Ability to engage and link multiple parties across functions and geographies
Ability to understand and interpret performance data
Strong customer focus
Personality: passionate, result oriented, self-starter, well-structured, professional
Motivating Others
Team development and coaching
Target setting and performance management
Change Leadership

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