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Project Coordinator

Employer
LV Logistics
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
18 Apr 2024

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LV Logistics currently have an opportunity for an experienced Project Coordinator to join our dynamic team based in Middlesbrough . You will join us on a full time, permanent basis and in return will receive a competitive salary,

LV Logistics are a market leader in the shipping and transport industry, with 11 UK offices and many others in strategic locations across the globe.

About the role:

As our Project Coordinator, you will be acting on behalf of clients to organise the safe, efficient and cost-effective transportation of goods on an end to end basis, providing a full range of services, including documentation, insurance, and customs formalities.

Key responsibilities of our Project Coordinator:

  • Working in a demanding office environment and balance conflicting priorities to keep up with progressive deadlines.
  • Investigating and planning the most appropriate route for shipments, taking into account the nature of the goods, costs, transit times and security.
  • Arranging courier, specialist hand carry services, FCL, LCL, consolidations, conventional shipments, air freight, air sea charters, packing etc as necessary.
  • Negotiating rates, for transportation, shipping and handling costs and thereby quoting clients
  • Ensuring that goods are shipped in the most timely and efficient manner according to documented processes and tracking the shipment from pick up through delivery all the while targeting cost reduction, freight savings, service and contractual requirements. Utilising the LV software system in order to facilitate material movement, planning and scheduling.
  • Obtaining, checking and preparing documentation to meet customs and insurance requirements and any packing specifications.
  • Organising and maintaining hard copy and electronic documentation supporting order fulfilment, distribution means, pricing, and contractual obligations.
  • Ensuring Trade compliance with other countries regulations and fiscal regimes. Maintaining current knowledge of relevant legislation, political situations and other factors that could affect the movement of freight.

What we are looking for in our Project Coordinator:

  • Essential - Good working knowledge of the logistics industry
  • Desirable - Experience in a similar role i.e project freight forwarding
  • Essential - Motivated, Resourceful, able to organise own workload and balance competing demands.
  • Essential - Must be flexible in their approach to the role.
  • Essential - Must be eligible to work in the UK and capable of international travel.

Why Join Us?

Competitive Salary & Benefits Package: We offer an attractive salary and benefits package, including:

  • Performance bonuses
  • 25 days annual leave + Bank holidays + your birthday off if it falls on a working day!
  • Bike2Work Scheme
  • Electric Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme
  • Healthcare Plan
  • Wellbeing Package including discounted gym memberships, mental health support, GP anytime service.
  • Occupational Sick pay

Career Development Opportunities: With our commitment to training and development, you will have the chance to grow professionally and take on new challenges.

Dynamic Work Environment: Join a team of passionate professionals in an environment that fosters creativity, innovation, and collaboration.

Impact: Play a crucial role in the success of our operations and the satisfaction of our clients, making a real difference in the logistics landscape.

Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted.

If you feel you have the skills and experience to become our Project Coordinator, then please click apply today we d love to hear from you!

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