Senior General Manager, Freight Forwarding

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Freight Forwarding, Logistics | Port Klang, Selangor | Up to MYR 300,000 | 11 Feb 2021

Senior General Manager, Freight Forwarding


Specialisation: Freight Forwarding, Logistics

Email Jesse

Location: Port Klang, Selangor
Salary: Up to MYR300,000
Type: Permanent
Posted On: 11th February 2021

Client Background & Role Summary:

Our client is a leading third party logistics company. They are looking for a strong Senior General Manager, Freight Forwarding.

Job Purpose:

Ensuring the profitability and growth of the Freight Forwarding Division through efficient and effective management, strong proactive leadership, technical proficiency, proactive customer interaction, and strong Employee Engagement.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Full profit and loss responsibility for freight forwarding operations.
  • Maximisation of resources such as human, and systems to deliver strategic and organic business growth for the division.
  • Development and enhancement of customer relationships through managed sales pipeline to ensure continuous revenue stream for the division.
  • Maintain close relationships with related government bodies and manage and resolve any arising disputes with the related government bodies.
  • Ensure that the division’s activities and operations are carried out in compliance to all company’s policies, rules and regulations and laws established by the respective Governmental Authorities and/or Agencies.
  • Ensure timely and accurate billing to customers.
  • Delivery of business cohesion and achievement of best practice operational procedures, operational excellence against internal SOP’S and agreed customer SLA’s.
  • Ensure performance enhancement and succession planning to create an environment of superior performance with the capacity to engage and maintain new business acquisitions.
  • Responsible for widening the logistics presence in the region and internationally through attendance and participation in selected industry networking conferences.
  • Managing and motivating the FFD team to achieve and exceed sales revenue targets and key performance indicators.
  • Manages and develops FFD staff.
  • Any other duties and responsibilities assigned by the Management from time to time.


  • Minimum 10 years’ in senior management role.
  • Strong Operational knowledge.
  • Excellent people skills, with an ability to partner with a dynamic leadership team.
  • Possess personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to corporate mission.
  • Flexible and able to multitask.
  • Demonstrated experience in financial planning and analysis.
  • High level of customer service ability.
  • Degree/ Master in Business management / Finance/Supply Chain Management.

If you are interested, kindly email your updated resume to Jesse at or click “Apply Now”. Regretfully, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you!