Manager – Capacity Trade Management

January 20, 2023

Work area: Trade Management & Pricing Location: Singapore, Employment type: Full time Job ID: 7279

Job purpose

Responsible for management and coordination of capacity and allocations, ensuring maximum utilization of vessels based on commercial priorities and optimal customer care. Establish and maintain a highly professional relationship with the various stakeholders within the organization, acting as a liaison between commercial and sales management and operational Line Management.

Main Tasks And Responsibilities

  • “Own” the Daily Booking Report (DBR).
  • Constantly (daily) monitor DBR booking and forecast progress in conjunction with the agencies/offices.
  • Monitor allocation versus utilization on the vessels – current and future – to ensure booking offices are keeping prospects updated and real.
  • Keep Trade Management appraised daily of volatility in loadings/bookings.
  • Closely liaise with Line Management in Dubai on vessel loadings and utilisation.
  • Closely liaise with Line Management on vessel rotations and changes in same.
  • Monitor market and commercial performance of competing comparable liner/ feeder services.
  • Evaluate in conjunction with agents, Trade and Sales, ad hoc loaders that may be deployed in the service.
  • Keep a close contact with stakeholders (Trade/agents) on rates/contracts/customer performance.
  • Attend the weekly country meetings to report on DBR performance and lack of same.

Key Interactions (Internal | External)

External: Agents | Own offices

Internal: Sales | Operations/Line Management | HR & Admin

Background And Experience

  • Bachelors / Masters degree or equivalent, Good computer skills (shipping software, MS Office – Excel).
  • Minimum 5-10 years of maritime experience, preferably within container shipping with main liners or feeder operators.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of the commercial aspects of capacity management.
  • Understanding liner network, slot cost, knowledge of regional ports.

Competencies And Skills

  • Ability to plan and execute; multi-task.
  • Capable of handling various operational procedures and systems, and handle large volume of work
  • Analytical, numerical and problem-solving skills when under pressure and tight work deadlines
  • Self-driven, results-oriented with a proven track record in sales and leadership.
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