Senior Network Manager – Maersk – Miramar

Sealand the Intra Americas containerized division of the Maersk Group, is dedicated to delivering the highest level of customer-focused and reliable ocean transportation services. Our vision, built from a strong heritage of uprightness, constant care, and innovation, has guided our business operations since the first Maersk Line vessel sailed in 1904. By remaining committed to that vision we have expanded our business to become the world’s largest ocean carrier. And we are consistently recognized as the most reliable container shipping company.
We are looking for a Senior Network Manager to join the Line Management team in our Headquarters. This position will be based in Miramar, FL.

We offer
SeaLand offers you an exciting career opportunity in an international, challenging business environment characterized by high pace and diversity with focus on creating valuable relations with our customers. We offer a competitive salary and benefit package, such as health insurance, dental and vision insurance, a 401K savings plan with an employer match, and paid time off. We offer an excellent work environment where you’re valued as part of our team.

Key responsibilities
Network Planning & New Products:
Evaluate and optimally size the ships in the network based on the forecasts and/or commitments of various stakeholders (internal and external)
Understand key commercial and operational drivers for all the Intra-Americas and feedering strings, taking these into account during network design
Identify network requirements on Maersk Line’s strings, benchmark costs and negotiate with ML string managers for allocation and equitable slot rates
Manage the process of creating new products/new string development, including conducting feasibility studies; presenting comprehensive and accurate decision bases to CLO and CEO for approval; developing implementation plan for the approved strings/deployment changes; and subsequently benchmarking monthly string profit/loss against signed-off decision bases
Proactively benchmark key competitors’ service network, mapping strengths/weaknesses, identifying suitable slot purchases to complement own network coverage
String (Product) Management:
Analyze volume, revenue, fixed and variable costs for all strings and take corrective actions to maintain or improve yields, including re-design of string in coordination with Trade Managers
Work with Maersk Line (LOCs) to ensure equipment supply and allocation is in line with Sealand’s targets
External Stakeholder Management:
Assist in building and maintaining long term relationships with other partners in the region liner trade and feeder market
Conduct negotiations via cooperative agreements to enhance Sealand’s network and reduce fixed cost
Internal Stakeholder Management:
Drive unit cost reduction working closely with OPS to ensure optimal execution of main services and feeders
Develop a strong liaison with Maersk Line’s various LOCs to understand their feedering requirements and where Group synergies could be harnessed
Conduct quarterly feeder reviews with LOCs and make service proposals
Negotiate and re-evaluate contractual terms/framework agreement with LOCs

We are looking for
An energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual who can relate to people at all levels of an organization
A strategic visionary with strong analytical abilities, good judgment and strong operational focus
Exceptional verbal, presentation and written communication skills
Excellent number crunching and calculation abilities
Detail oriented individual able to constantly deliver high quality work
Fast learner and able to work extremely well with information technology systems
A well organized and self-directed individual who is capable of handling multiple mission-critical projects simultaneously and ability to meet deadlines
Excellent conflict resolution and problem-solving skills, strong cultural awareness.
A decisive individual who possesses a “big picture” perspective
Bachelor’s degree
5+ years of experience in the transportation industry with at least 3 years in operations/terminal/trade/line.
With a specialization in shipping, international business, engineering, Logistics/Supply Chain or similar area preferred.
Proven track record, reputation in the industry
Strong understanding of global operations of transportation industry and in particular, international shipment cost drivers and procurement project requirements
Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s Degree preferred
Strong working knowledge of MS Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Ability to quickly adapt to new systems

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