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Head of Dry Bulk Operations & Logistics, Florida

Job Reference: RS0444B

Job Title: Head of Dry Bulk Operations & Logistics, Florida

Location: US & Canada

Product: Softs & Agriculture

Role: Operations & Logistics

Redstone Commodity Search focus on offering 360° search solutions to the global commodities markets. With a competitive coverage of Trading Houses, Producers, Majors, Utilities, Merchants, Hedge Funds, Investment Banks and Brokerages; Redstone Commodity Search can confidently offer you an edge in today’s volatile market.

Redstone Commodity Search are working with an international bulk commodities trading group seeking to hire a Head of Operations & Logistics for their office in Florida.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Responsible for leading a global team of 15 operations and logistics specialists, focused on world-class execution
  • Oversee point-to-point trade flow management across the span of the Group's international operations
  • Partner closely with commercial, chartering, legal, and finance / accounting teams to ensure constructive, cross-functional communication
  • Coordinate all facets of shipment scheduling and inventory management, including laytime calculation, demurrage / despatch reconciliation
  • Deliver clear expectations in regards to the role and direction of teams. Promote and instill a positive work environment that is challenging and engaging

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • 10+ years' experience in the freight and logistics industry, including areas of international air, ocean, cargo, import, export, freight forwarding, third party logistics
  • Proven international trade-flow management experience is required
  • Experience building and managing high-performance teams, preferably with a strong international component
  • Experience with international banking, trade documentation, Incoterms
  • Fluency in additional languages an advantage

If you match the job description and are keen on applying for this role; please send us a copy of your resume/cover letter to aryeh@redstonesearch.com or submit your application through the Vacancy Form.