Manager, Freight and Shipping 12207

at Royal Mirage
Published June 3, 2024
Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Category Chefs / F&B / Housekeeping / Hospitality  
Job Type Full-time  
Responsibilities As the Manager, Freight & Shipping at Atlantis Dubai, you will be responsible for the supply chain and logistics surrounding the importation of products into Dubai, for Atlantis Dubai, arranging inbound freight either by air, ocean, or courier, coordinating with freight forwarders, customs clearance, and port to door delivery, as well as oversight of the financials associated with these processes. You will also be responsible to organize, lead, manage, and evaluate the activities of the freight and shipping department, responsible for overseeing the logistics and transportation of products related to food, furniture, live fish, and functional equipment for the Atlantis Dubai hotels. This will involve the end-to-end coordination and tracking of import shipments that come under the sea freight, air freight and road freight channels into the UAE from global destinations. Other key responsibilities of this role will include, but are not limited to, negotiating with suppliers, logistics providers, and service representatives to get best freight quotes that result in optimal services and shipment deliveries to end users in the operation. You will help manage the inter-departmental costing for logistics and transport to ensure that they are under the planned budget. This involves coordinating with freight agents, air and sea liners, and carriers and insurance companies to get the preferred rates and ensure high service levels from them.
Industry Hospitality

Description

At Atlantis, we exist to bring the extraordinary to every holiday and experience through connection, empowerment, precision, care and warmth. Inspired by the majesty and mystery of the ocean, Atlantis resorts are unique destinations full of life, wonder and surprise, where we seek to exceed our guests’ expectations at every possible turn.

Atlantis Dubai is an iconic entertainment destination comprised of two world-class resorts; Atlantis, The Palm and Atlantis, The Royal; offering an unbeatable opportunity for you to grow and develop in your career. With a sense of exhilaration and discovery, we create unforgettable memories by providing guests the opportunity to discover an extraordinary world filled with thrilling adventures. Whether we are designing a couple’s retreat or serving the extraordinary in one of our award-winning celebrity chef restaurants, we approach everything with imagination to spark a sense of courage, inspiration and innovation. This is not simply our job, it’s our passion.

 

 

About the Role 

As the Manager, Freight & Shipping at Atlantis Dubai, you will be responsible for the supply chain and logistics surrounding the importation of products into Dubai, for Atlantis Dubai, arranging inbound freight either by air, ocean, or courier, coordinating with freight forwarders, customs clearance, and port to door delivery, as well as oversight of the financials associated with these processes. You will also be responsible to organize, lead, manage, and evaluate the activities of the freight and shipping department, responsible for overseeing the logistics and transportation of products related to food, furniture, live fish, and functional equipment for the Atlantis Dubai hotels. This will involve the end-to-end coordination and tracking of import shipments that come under the sea freight, air freight and road freight channels into the UAE from global destinations.

 

Other key responsibilities of this role will include, but are not limited to, negotiating with suppliers, logistics providers, and service representatives to get best freight quotes that result in optimal services and shipment deliveries to end users in the operation. You will help manage the inter-departmental costing for logistics and transport to ensure that they are under the planned budget. This involves coordinating with freight agents, air and sea liners, and carriers and insurance companies to get the preferred rates and ensure high service levels from them.

 

 

 

About You 

The successful Manager, Freight & Shipping candidate will have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, and have at least 7 years’ relevant experience, with a minimum of 3 years’ experience at supervisory level.

 

You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with great written and spoken English, as well as strong leadership skills with a proven track record managing a team. You will have good problem-solving skills, experience with ERP solutions, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. You will also have experience handling food stock and preferably have a forklift certification.

 

Join a team that is adventurous, creative, warm-hearted and extroverted. We believe in making our guests happy beyond anything they have ever imagined. We wow them at every turn and create memories that will last a lifetime. You will be at the heart of this vision, to constantly innovate to deliver Amazing Experiences and Everlasting Memories.

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