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ID:  520907

Marseille, FR

Business Controller


Led by Rodolphe Saadé, the CMA CGM Group, a global leader in shipping and logistics, serves more than 420 ports around the world on five continents. With its subsidiary CEVA Logistics, a world leader in logistics, and its air freight division CMA CGM AIR CARGO, the CMA CGM Group is continually innovating to offer its customers a complete and increasingly efficient range of new shipping, land, air and logistics solutions.

Committed to the energy transition in shipping, and a pioneer in the use of alternative fuels, the CMA CGM Group has set a target to become Net Zero Carbon by 2050.
Through the CMA CGM Foundation, the Group acts in humanitarian crises that require an emergency response by mobilizing the Group’s shipping and logistics expertise to bring humanitarian supplies around the world.

Present in 160 countries through its network of more than 400 offices and 750 warehouses, the Group employs more than 155,000 people worldwide, including 4,000 in Marseilles where its head office is located.






As part of the Finance Department, you will be involved in leading and coordinating the cost reduction plan.

  • You will participate in the production of monthly cost reduction reports
  • You will help the departments concerned to reduce/optimise OPEX across all the Group's activities (Shipping, Logistics, Air, Terminals, Media, etc.)
  • You will identify and propose new ideas for optimising the Group's OPEX
  • You will ensure that the KPIs for monitoring the costs of each activity are still relevant, or, working with the relevant departments, you will propose new ones
  • You participate in the implementation of any studies or projects required to improve the Group's performance





Reporting to Business Controlling within the Finance Department, you will be responsible for the tasks described above. You will be responsible for summarising the various cost-cutting plans covering all the Group's activities for top Management (Shipping, Logistics, Air, Terminals, Media, etc.).
In this context, you will draw on resources from across the Group and your aim will be to provide top management with concrete proposals for improving performance.  




  • You have a 5-years’ degree from a business or engineering school and 3/4 years' initial experience, ideally in an audit or consulting firm (ideally a background in finance followed by operational experience)
  • You have a good general knowledge, as well as a good level of English 
  • You have a taste for analysis and negotiation. You are used to take the initiative and to react quickly
  • You are able to work independently and you are comfortable speaking in public
  • You are recognised for your ability to write, express yourself, summarise and persuade



Come along on CMA CGM’s adventure !











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