Assistant Trade Manager, Far East Asia - West Africa

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Assistant Trade Manager, Far East Asia - West Africa
CopenhagenLocalTrade and MarketingRef.: MA-234172
Would you like to make a difference in a dynamic trade between some of the world’s most dynamic markets?
We Offer
As Assistant Trade Manager for Far East Asia - West Africa, you will join the Africa trade grouping, one of five trade groupings in Centre Trade Management, which is a critical part of our Commercial organisation in Maersk Line.

Centre Trade Management is responsible for the overall strategy, and profit and loss (P&L) of individual trades. This includes setting direction, managing position-taking and long-term tenders and driving the strategic performance of our business.

The position reports to a Trade Manager.
Key Responsibilities
You will run the daily business of the trade in close partnership with the Trade Manager.

As Assistant Trade Manager, your responsibilities will include, amongst other things, the following tasks:

• Analysis for volume/rate forecasting
• Freight list updates
• Monitoring of market trends and ad hoc data gathering and market analysis
• Market plan input and preparation
• Trade Strategy Meeting preparation and trade strategy communication
• Monitoring of Key Performance Indicators and performance of clusters and Pricing
• Internal Slot Charter negotiations, filing and forecasting
• Tender process and pricing preparation
• Commitment ratio preparation, acceptance and compliance follow-up
• Vessel Sharing Agreements administration
• Act as Trade Manager in the Trade Manager’s absense
• Trade strategy and result
• Execution of business development plans and activities
Who we are looking for
We require fluency in oral and written English, and proven experience with the following:
• Analysis and data-driven decision-making
• Ability to think strategically
• Insight into the liner shipping industry and trade management
• Excellent communication
• Strong commercial mindset
• Stakeholder management
• Pro-active approach
• Taking ownership and following through until completion of tasks
• Teamwork-oriented and able to work with a virtual team
Additional skills which are preferred, but not required:
• Positions with analytical exposure in frontline organization
• In-depth understanding of marketing, specifically competitor and market segmentation analysis and trends

The deadline for submission of applications is 19 January 2020. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis, which may result in the position being filled earlier than the indicated deadline. You thus kindly are advised to apply as soon as possible.
>Last application date: 19 January 2020.
For further information, please contact: Recruitment Business Partner, Katarzyna Kułak at
Maersk is the world’s largest container shipping company, known for reliable, flexible and eco-efficient services. We operate 610 container vessels and provide ocean transportation in all parts of the world. But not only do we power some of the world’s largest ships – we also propel the growth ambitions of businesses and individuals all over our planet. Every day our 7,000 seafarers and 25,000 land-based employees at 374 offices share their expertise with our customers around the world to optimize their supply chains, maximize their distribution networks and most of all realize their business potential. We are devoted to creating simple and reliable solutions for our partners, continuously lifting industry standards and enabling global trade in the most sustainable manner possible. What we do is more than shipping. We deliver promises. Promises from customers and businesses all over the world.
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