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Air Freight Manager

Job Details

  • Posted:20th November, 2023
  • Sector:Logistics, Shipping, Freight Forwarding
  • Location:Heathrow, Greater London, United Kingdom
  • Job Ref:17036
  • Salary:Competitive Base Salary + Bonus + Benefits

We are partnering with global Freight Forwarder that is looking to hire an experienced Air Freight Manager to join their team near Heathrow.

The Air Freight Manager will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the air freight department.


  • Manage and oversee the air freight department including staff members
  • Ensure work is carried out on time and meets clients' expectations
  • Develop the transport network within air freight
  • Manage P&L for the department
  • Regularly communicating with new and existing clients
  • Quoting and following up on quotes
  • Handle any issues or challenges that may arise

Experienced required:

  • At least 7 years' experience working in an air freight department
  • Experience leading and managing an air freight team of at least 5 members
  • Knowledge and experience handling air freight pricing & tenders
  • Ability to coach, train and motivate staff
  • Good import and export experience and knowledge
  • Excellent commercial skills awareness
  • Able to work under pressure, to deadlines and multitask
  • Strong client management and relationship building skills
  • Strong IT skills required, CargoWise experience preferred

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