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Senior Project Manager - Freight Forwarding Projects (MY)

Blue Water Shipping A/S

Lead the Projects Team in Malaysia, reporting to the Head of Projects in Singapore. Manage day-to-day operations, execute projects, and drive business growth. Ensure timely and commercial performance, develop and maintain strong client relationships, and identify new business opportunities.

Your Role

  • Lead and mentor the Projects Team in Malaysia, providing guidance and support to ensure successful project execution
  • Manage and execute the day-to-day enquiry/shipments of the department and its commercial & operational performance within the Energy Ports & Projects business unit.
  • Responsible for executing, monitoring, analyzing, and reporting the progress of shipment/pro-ject to the clients and working in close cooperation with various BWS offices / teams / agents and support functions such as Chartering Desks, Technical & Engineering Dept, HSSEQ and others
  • Effective & timely communication to both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrates awareness of escalation procedures and taking ownership to resolve issues
  • Create new business opportunities through operational sales and/or business development via existing and own network, both domestically and internationally.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, providing clients with best in town service as per Blue Water Shipping’s motto.
  • Monitoring the service quality and performance of sub-contractors/suppliers
  • Attending of loading/discharging operations in the region and globally when/if required.
  • Identify potential risks associated with transporting over dimension cargo and develop strategies to mitigate those risks.
  • Prepare accurate and timely reports for the head of department.
  • Conduct post-project evaluations to assess the success of a transport or to gather lessons learned and apply insights to future projects.
  • Assist the Malaysia office where necessary which may sometimes include non-energy, ports& project related businesses.

Your Background

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (e.g., business administration, project management) or equivalent practical experience
  • Proven experience as a Senior Project Manager and or Team Lead in Freight Forwarding
  • Strong knowledge of project management methodologies and best practices.
  • Familiarity with specialized equipment, such as multi-axle trailers and self-propelled modular transporters, as well as a working knowledge of customs procedures for oversized cargo, are often preferred qualifications.
  • Possess a solid understanding of transportation regulations, particularly those related to oversize and heavy haul shipments
  • Strong team lead experience with good communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multitask effectively
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire team members
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make informed decisions under pressure

About Blue Water Shipping
We are a global provider of all logistics services in modern supply chain management. At the heart of Blue Water is an organisation of professionals skilled to offer complete and tailor-made solutions to any shipping and transport requirement anywhere in the world.

Since the company was founded in 1972, our ambition has been to provide clients with the best service and highest quality in the industry. We believe in strong and long-lasting relations. Today, we are represented with more than 2500 employees in 80 offices worldwide.

We love to play as a team - and we play to win. Therefore, our employees are the key to our success. With frequent team bonding and welfare events, we embrace the culture of togetherness. As part of the employee's well-being we offer flexible health benefits, sports membership discounts and working part-time.

Department: Jason Goh

Location: Shah Alam, Malaysia

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Blue Water Shipping A/S

Trafikhavnskaj 9, 6700 Esbjerg

Blue Water Shipping is a global provider of tailor-made transport and logistics solutions specifically designed to meet the requirements of our clients. The heart of Blue Water is +2,500 specialised employees from over 80 offices around the world.

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