Head of Shipping

We are pleased to be supporting a rapidly expanding client who provide a range of services including shipping, logistics and art handling services. This is a great opportunity for an established Shipping Manager / Head of Shipping to join a business at an exciting stage of their growth.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that all international shipments are carried out in a timely and professional manner
  • Establish and develop relationships with a range of Galleries, Auction Houses, Collectors etc
  • Process job requirements, collate rates from external suppliers and issue accurate estimates in a timely manner.
  • Maintain accurate monitoring systems and shipping records including Bond / TA / customs records
  • Coordinate international shipments by air, sea and road, ensuring artwork is handled in the correct way, to industry standards

Experience:

  • Proven experience in a senior shipping / logistics role in a Fine Art Shipping Company or Auction House
  • Commercial awareness to make a positive contribution to the financial success of the business
  • Self-motivated and ambitious.
  • Specific knowledge of import/export rules and regulations

In return, our client is offering an extremely competitive package to the right candidate depending on experience.

Reference2282919 - JWHOS
Sector Other
Region London
LocationLondon
SalaryCompetitive
Job typePermanent

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