Location: Essex, England
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pluc bonus, car or allowance, pension
Posted: 5 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Logistics Logistics
Contact Name: Ian Everett

Ian Everett

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(Freight) Branch Manager

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Branch Manager, experienced across a range of freight forwarding services (with particular focus on European Road Freight) to join a highly professional, well established and rapidly expanding freight solutions provider. You will join a hardworking and dynamic team in Dagenham, forming part of the senior Management team.

Reporting directly into the UK GM, this is a key appointment for the business, as you will assume responsibility for the whole department, which will include excellent man-management skills to lead and develop your team of 7, financials to include P&L management, month end reporting and creating forecasts and budgets. You will take an entrepreneurial approach to business with a focus on obtaining new customers, whilst maintaining and developing your existing portfolio.

There will be a high degree of commercial and strategic focus which will drive the development of group business in which you will negotiate with carriers and suppliers to achieve the right pricing levels.

It is essential that you have in-depth experience within a freight forwarding environment as well as a track record of man-management where you will be responsible for recognising talent to nurture, develop and motivate those to be the very best that they can be.

In addition, you will network with other managers and stakeholders throughout the business, to maximise cross-selling and other integrated service opportunities, ensure customers are visited regularly, and attend UK management meetings. Some UK and International travel will be required on occasion (and when permitted).

This is a great platform from which to develop your professional career within an exciting industry and for a business that has experienced continued year on year growth.

For immediate consideration please contact me at your earliest opportunity.


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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