May 16, 2018

National Airfreight HUB & Gateway Team Leader UAE Jobs - Kuehne + Nagel

  • Kuehne + Nagel
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Full time Aviation, Transportation & Logistics

Job Description

Job Title:  National Airfreight HUB & Gateway Team Leader

Company Name: Kuehne + Nagel

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)


Job Summary: The National Airfreight HUB & Gateway Team Leader is responsible for the operational performance of the DWC Import HUB as well as the Export Gateway by maximizing/utilizing of KN systems, processes and people. The tasks are including but not limited to manage cross-border line haul operations, providing Export stations with flight bookings, taking charge of carrier space control and airfreight consolidation planning.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leading the HUB & Gateway team (disciplinary and technical)
  • Creation and maintenance of flight schedules in the internal system
  • Space allotment control
  • Dispatch of consolidations to the carriers
  • Optimization of achieved net rates (ANR)
  • Departure control and proactive information flow to export stations
  • Planning and Dispatch of consolidations to carriers
  • Ensure that KPI’s and cut off times are met as per customer expectations
  • Close communication with ground handlers, truckers, customs and KN destination/origin offices
  • Support quick and efficient transit turnaround for GCC line haul destinations
  • Ensure close and accurate communication with DLC customer service teams
  • Support and drive efficiency initiatives such as SSC usage
  • Manage and coordinate all line-haul activities into the GCC countries, incl. maintaining line haul schedule and tariff
  • Development and implementation of GCC export gateway setup


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  

  • The ideal candidate has a Vocational course in Logistics/Freight Forwarding
  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics/Supply Chain Management would be a plus
  • Prior experience in Air Logistics of minimum 2 years is mandatory
  • International exposure in a similar role with leadership experience is preferred
  • The ideal candidate will possess seasoned listening skills, good analytical skills, strong verbal and written communication
  • Able to work in a cross-cultural environment
  • Fluent written and verbal communication in English is mandatory, knowledge of Arabic or any additional language would be a plus

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