Operations Coordinator


  • £18000 - £20000 per annum
  • Derby
  • Posted: 24/04/2018
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 464100287

Job Details

Our client is looking for a graduate to be trained in the role of Operations Coordinator for their well-established reservations and bookings centre based at East Midlands Airport. This position would suit an individual who has studied Airline Management, Logistics or Air Transport or a similar course, who is looking to either take their first steps into employment or is looking to take their career path within the freight and logistics environment.

The main duties of an Operations Coordinator once trained:

Accepting and managing cargo reservations in line with carriers capacity and load ability and issuing booking confirmation (full training provided)
Build and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, carriers, and service partners in order to negotiate cost effective process for the services they offer.
Ensure that all records of suppliers, clients and Airlines are correctly recorded and updated on in house database.
Ensuring all freight quotations are provided to customers in a timely and accurate manner.
Contact new and existing clients in order to sell freight space as and when instructed by the commercial manager.

Person Specification:

The ability to work in a call centre style environment performing a multitude of tasks by phone and email
An enthusiastic, career orientated self-starter with a desire to succeed
A passion for the Air Cargo, Aviation or Logistics Industry
Driven to achieve individual and team financial targets
Be a team player
Have the confident to communicate with people at all levels
Possess first class verbal and written communication skills
Have a keen eye for detail

What you will receive in return:

Company Laptop
Free onsite car parking
Company pension scheme
Fantastic annual bonus of £3600pa (subject to performance)
Competitive salary of £18,000pa and £20,000pa
Excellent company training and career progression routes
Great working environment

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