Shipping Coordinator - Logistics - Kuwait

Industry:
Retail
Department:
Food and Beverage Service
Job Role:
Other Role
Level:
Staff- Line level
Location:
United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Area:
Others
Salary Description:
Competitive
Posted:
23-Oct-17
Recruiter:
Alshaya
Job Ref:
2025490

Job no: 2025490
Location: Shuwaikh
Kuwait Head Office
Logistics The Corporate Logistics Team plan, move and control the flow of goods from point of origin to point of consumption across all divisions, markets and brands within Alshaya. Working closely with brand teams to ensure appropriate stock and delivery to store, the team manages a range of complex and diverse activities including shipping, freight, warehouse operations, customs clearance (in-bound and out-bound), compliance and project management.

Role Summary:
A Shipping Coordinator job is perfect for someone who has strong organizational skills and enjoys client contact. Working as a Shipping Coordinator is also a great entry level role if you would like to pursue a career in the Shipping Industry. The role requires someone who pays attention to detail, has an understanding of the basic shipping processes involving quotes and invoicing. You would be responsible for coordinating shipments of stock, working with brand teams, internal cross functional teams and shipping suppliers to efficiently move stock to the desired locations in line with brand requirements.

Role Profile:

•A Shipping Coordinator job is very varied and relies heavily upon good organizational and administrative skills. Your daily tasks will include responding to customers or shipper's questions or in some cases complaints.
•Providing routing information and issuing shipping instructions to ensure deliveries arrive on time and to their correct location, continuously tracking shipment progress and communicate delays, working closely with the Shipping Supervisor to address any shipment issues
•You will also be responsible for tracking of goods enroute to their destination ensuring any problems that may arise are resolved so as to avoid delays.
•A Shipping Coordinator is responsible for the preparation of quotes for internal stakeholders which will involve examining products or materials to estimate mode of transport
•Manage the shipping administration process, including the up keep of accurate records, consolidation of reports, and cataloguing of all shipping data
•Check costs from freight forwarders and clearing agents against approved rates
•Prepare weekly reports on the status of incoming shipments and advise merchandisers and distribution centres
Qualifications & Requirements:

•A successfully employed Shipping Coordinator ideally would have an education to degree standard or will have experience working in a customer focused role within the shipping industry.
•A good Shipping Coordinator will have excellent communication skills both written and verbal and will be able to present information in a clear and concise manner.
•It is essential to have a sound understanding of commercial enterprise and be familiar with basic accounting.
•You must have good reasoning skills and be able to analyze data and prepare reports reflecting findings and advise on strategic direction in relation to your role.
•As a Shipping Coordinator's job is customer facing, excellent interpersonal skills are essential.
•Strong negotiations skills are also needed and the ability to influence others.
•You will be required to work with industry standard computer packages such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint.

About Us: M.H. Alshaya Co. is a leading international franchise operator for over 80 of the world's most recognised retail brands including Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang's, The Cheesecake Factory, Victoria's Secret, Boots, Pottery Barn and KidZania. The company operates over 3,500 stores across diverse customer sectors: Fashion & Footwear, Health & Beauty, Food, Optics, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings and Leisure & Entertainment.

Alshaya's stores can be found in markets across the Middle East and North Africa, Russia, Turkey and Europe and the company employs more than 50,000 people from over 120 nationalities.
Advertised: 24 Sep 2017 Arab Standard Time
Application close:

Contact Details:
Alshaya
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Contact: HR Department

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