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Singapore, SG

Senior Trade Executive (PSW), Transpacific


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 also 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 130,000 people worldwide, including 2,900 in Marseilles where its head office is located.




As the Senior Trade Executive, you will report to the Trade Manager and be responsible for overall commercial activities of your assigned area(s) in Asia with target to maximize revenue, liftings and profitability. With yield management as the core function, the role compromise of mainly data analysing (40%) and stake-holders management, internal and external (60%).


To perform well in this role, you will need to be an analytical person with strong communication and interpersonal skills. Join CMA CGM today and open doors to endless opportunities!
Main Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Trade Manager in overall commercial activities of your assigned area(s)
  • Establish and maintain close effective relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, including Head Office, agencies and customers 
  • Monitor changes in allocations/forecasts from assigned area(s) and understand their challenges in order to drive vessel utilizations and performance 
  • Proactively monitor and make recommendations to fine tune vessel profile in order to improve cargo mix and profitability 
  • Manage specific accounts in terms of pricing and space allocations
  • Assist both Regional and Head Offices in establishing pricing policy for your assigned area
  • Proactively source for reliable market intelligence (rates/capacity adjustments) to stay on top of market changes


Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum a Diploma Holder or above, preferably in shipping, logistics management or business administration and/or with 2-3 years working experience in the container shipping / freight-forwarding (ocean-freight) industry
  • Proficient in MS Excel, specifically in Vlookup, Pivot-table, basic formulas, would be highly preferred   
  • Good knowledge of the shipping / maritime industry
  • Strong communication skills and customer oriented
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic work environment

**This role is open for local employment only


We will only consider applicants who have received, or are willing to receive by the date of recruitment, the full regimen of a WHO EUL vaccine (examples include Pfizer-BioNTech/COMIRNATY, Moderna, Sinovac-CoronaVac, and AstraZeneca). Proof of vaccination will be required.
**Kindly note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
** By applying for this role, you hereby consent to the CMA CGM Group collecting, processing and using any personal information you submit, for the following purposes:
(i) To process the application for the role being applied for;
(ii) To process the application for other open positions within the CMA CGM Group which may be suitable to you;
(iii) To conduct necessary reference checks; and
(iv) Any other purpose related to one or more of the above.


You further consent to the CMA CGM Group retaining such personal information for a period of two years following your submission thereof, so that we may consider you for other open positions within the CMA CGM Group which may be suitable to you in the event that you are not selected for this role.


NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that CMA CGM Group does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, CMA CGM Group will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, CMA CGM Group explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of CMA CGM Group.

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