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Export Manager - Fashion/Retail

Job Title: Export Manager - Fashion/Retail
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93084
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 24, 2013 18:09

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Export Manager to join the Logistics team of this international fashion business. Reporting in to the Head of Logistics you will be responsible for managing the export team, which consists of approximately 10-15 assistants and executives. Together you will be responsible for all export activity across the business; which currently trades in over 120 countries. As the Export Manager your key duties will include: * Managing your team effectively, ensuring that all work is completed within the necessary time frames and is delivered in line with best practise procedures. * Developing your team, identifying both their strengths and weaknesses and offering them guidance and support which will ultimately enhance their progression. * Managing the workload across the team; assessing the business' needs and prioritising tasks accordingly. * Maintaining regular communication with the various export related authorities, 3rd party forwarders and external business partners. * Completing regular reviews of the teams works and the processes in place. * Highlighting any areas of improvement/concern and offering realistic resolutions to these issues. * Updating all information surrounding operating procedures, compliance guidelines and pick/despatch schedules; ensuring that all documents are accurate and accessible to the needed colleagues at all times. The successful candidate will: * Be an experienced Exports Manager, with experience working within a fast paced and volume driven environment. * Have proven management experience and be confident in this area. * Have a in-depth knowledge of the logistics function and a genuine passion for delivering an effective and reactive export function. * Be keen to develop a long standing career within the logistics/supply chain function. This is an ideal role for those currently working within an Export Management role and looking for a new challenge. Working for such a reputable and established retail business you will gain the opportunity to build a longstanding and progressive career within the team. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.