Export Ocean FCL Team Leader - Essex - VR/18862 Our client, a leader in supply chain management and logistics solutions, are seeking an FCL Ocean Team Leader to join their team based in Essex. Main purpose of the position: Manage, develop and lead a customer focused Operational Support Team in providing effective and efficient handling of all customers operational/service requirements ensuring the team achieves/maximises Branch Gross Profit Targets. Be a self-driven, resourceful individual, who is able to work on their own initiative, is able to work with minimal supervision and has a can do attitude. Main duties: Ensuring that team members take ownership of the management of their client files To ensure the team provides the effective and efficient management of export/import shipments for all our customers to/from global destinations, ensuring they are tracked, monitored and invoiced correctly to the customer Regularly reviews with their team, performance achievements against Gross Profit targets and KPIs Motivating and inspiring their teams to build a solid team spirit that drives operational and customer excellence Recruiting, selecting and inducting new team members Works with the Branch Manager/Operations Manager to promote and drive a program of cross training/development for all employees across the Branch Skills / experience required: 3-4 years relevant freight forwarding experience - strong operational and industry knowledge proven people management skills Computer literate with intermediate level of Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint Strong communication (oral and written), influencing and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels Salary: depending on previous skills and experience To apply, or for further information, please email your CV to the Shipping Team of Red Recruit at #####@######.### quoting reference; VR/18862 Red Recruit is a specialist recruitment consultancy with global prominence in the Shipping and Freight industry, covering road, sea and air freight imports and exports as well as other associated sectors. We provide an expert consultative, project managed approach, which recognises the unique skills and talents of every candidate. Founded in 2002 and boasting increasing success, Red Recruits mission is to serve likeminded Clients and Candidates and be a collaborator in their growth and progression. We accomplish this utilizing our skilled approaches and methodologies and we offer tailored solutions to suit specific needs. Clients of Red Recruit are able to access a wealth of knowledge and experience via our recruitment consultants; many of whom possess extensive experience of their specialist sector. The types of vacancies within the shipping industry that we specialise in include the following: sea freight, road freight, air freight, deep sea, TIR freight, trailer freight, freight forwarder, FCL, LCL, part load, full load, groupage, customs clearance, customs entries, CNS, Destin8, Impatex, CHIEF, NES, ASM GEMS, MultiFreight, DataFreight, NVO and NVOCC. Proud sponsors of the BIFA awards since 2011 Please do not apply for this position unless you have current or recent experience within the shipping or freight forwarding industry. We are a niche recruiter and have a duty to our clients. We will only respond to candidates with directly relevant experience. Due to the current large volume of applicants for roles, unfortunately if you have not received a response within five working days you have been unsuccessful.