Job Openings Executive, Sales Support (Sea Freight)

About the job Executive, Sales Support (Sea Freight)

  • Global Logistics MNC
  • Permanent Role
  • Based at Paya Lebar Quarters


  • Capable of establishing and developing vendor relationships in South East Asia, including carriers, transporters/brokers and port operators, etc.
  • Procurements of transport, warehousing and ocean freight rates locally and internationally for both import and export cargoes
  • Preparation and submission of quotations and proposals
  • Maintain and develop existing/new customer relations with specific focus on Clearing and Forwarding
  • Work closely with other Commercial and Business Unit Managers within South East Asia and other Group entities globally
  • Attend networking and directing customers enquiries
  • Request rates from service providers and assist Business Development Manager for all proposals
  • Establish and develop vendor relationships in South East Asia e.g. with transporters, barge brokers/
    carriers, container shipping lines and freight forwarders
  • Maintain high standard of service delivery at all times
  • Must be able to resolve problems/queries efficiently
  • Address internal and external operational issues, liaise and coordinate with vendors (ports operators, transporters etc.) and internal customers
  • Attend monthly commercial activity reporting in the form of sales pipeline/enquiry register
  • Prepare and submit customer onboarding documents to legal for review
  • Work through service agreements for secured businesses with legal department
  • Ensure compliance to Group Policies
  • Other duties as assigned by the Superior 


  • Diploma/Degree holder
  • Minimum 3-years sales/estimator experience in South East Asia including Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia
  • Excellent commercial and entrepreneurial flair is critical to the success of this role
  • Strong builder of relationships with interest parties
  • Good knowledge of the shipping and logistics management industries specifically focused on: Local and Over Border transport / Airfreight and LCL
  • Analytical in approach with capabilities of compiling shipment estimates
  • Proven ability to work on cross-functional and multicultural teams
  • Meticulous, responsible and positive working attitude willingness to help others
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Adaptable and able to accommodate prevailing conditions
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work effectively in a high pressure and fast paced working environment meeting deadlines and/or beyond office hours
  • Ability to travel
  • Strong organisational and good administrative skills
  • Proactive and a quick learner
  • Experience in 3PL/4PL logistics sector/Clearing & forwarding/General cargo/Mining/Renewable energy/Oil & Gas/Project Cargo is preferred
  • Have ability to attract new customer/business