Regional Manager Sea Cargo South India

Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Product Management – Sea /
Full-time /
This role is responsible to oversee the management of the Sea Cargo department of assigned geography.

Tasks & Responsibilities

Operations and Team Management

Ensure productivity and profitability goals for department are met.
Be responsible for the training and development of team members.
Be responsible for compliance & quality issues for the sea product in the region.
Compliance with organization OPS Procedures, local /regional government and federal maritime, FMC regulations, foreign country specific regulations etc.
Having strong carrier relationship and drive towards "core" carriers/vendors as specified by organization.
Have a thorough understanding of local market conditions Provide local market feedback to the Sea Cargo Director/Company Management on frequent intervals.
Lead the regional sea cargo sales efforts.
Have a thorough understanding of & personal involvement with top 10 ocean customers.
Manage all business within the area of responsibility after transition from sales.
Assist Region/ Branch Management with preparation of annual department budget and other P&L and quality reports.
Clear understanding and focus on improving/implementing department freight yields and strive towards other management initiatives/Strategies.
Assist Region/ branch management by attending accounts receivable meetings and proactively work to maintain DSO/DPO within company standards.


    • Graduate in any discipline.
    • Post graduate preferred Commercial education or special education in freight forwarding

Working Experience

    • At least 10-14 years in Sea Cargo

Special Knowledge

    • Computer basic knowledge, MS Office
    • English language
    • Effective interpersonal skills, including proven abilities to listen, comprehend, effectively communicate clearly and concisely to obtain positive results.
    • Negotiation skills

Personal Qualification

    • Emotional resilience
    • Open to feedback
    • Initiative and ability to work in autonomy
    • Proven leadership attitude and background
    • Influencing skills
    • Collaborative work ethics