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General Manager at One of the Global Largest Shipping Line in Myanmar

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Job Type: Permanent
Location: Yangon
Industry: General Manager / Country Manager, Shipping Lines
Salary Detail: Negotiable
Reference: DAU60219

Job Description

​General Manager at One of the Global Largest Shipping Line in Myanmar

  • Responsible for managing and developing all aspects of agency, country, and cluster, including commercial, financial, logistics, and operational activities

  • Negotiable

The Role

The ideal background for the role includes strong hands-on experience from the shipping industry or container transportation industry and currently in a senior manager-level capacity or similar position. Experience in handling all aspects of commercials, P&L, and operational activities

About the company

One of the largest global players in the shipping industry, providing end-to-end solutions on a global scale. With a strong presence in Myanmar and has been providing excellent quality services across all industries


  • Work closely with the Regional Team and H.O. to manage and develop all aspects of the agency/country/cluster, including commercial, financial, logistics, and operational activities

  • Strengthen the market share for the Group including achievement of target cross-sale opportunities in the country/cluster and monitoring/optimizing operating costs

  • Be a key point of contact on the ground for global accounts, main providers, and local authorities, and create added value to the Group regarding development prospects

  • Ensure unity and development of the agency by standardizing the control activities and guaranteeing the whole budget, KPIs, and performance of the agency

  • Set objectives to achieve in line with the strategy determined by the Regional Office and Head office

  • Ensure implementation of reporting tools for relevant stakeholders, and proper applications of procedures and rules of the Group, while maintaining and developing frequent and regular relationships with the Regional Office and HQ

  • Take charge of the voice of customers from the agency/country/cluster with appropriate information to the regional office and head office as appropriate

  • Anticipate customer issues and escalations and keep the regional office and head office informed

  • Take responsibility for ensuring proper implementation of organization & business transformation group efforts while driving change & leading teams to embrace this change

  • Ensure compliance with the legal, and statutory obligations of the Agency / Country

  • Take initiative to find new project opportunities and solutions to improve the business

  • Lead for the group’s intermodal development


  • At least 10 to 15 years of industry experience across the shipping or transportation industry including international exposure with a multinational organization

  • Have a good command of English (speaking and writing)

  • Work experience in a matrix environment in large international organizations would be ideal

  • Knowledge of Commercial and/or Operations functions will be an advantage

  • Ability to engage a diversity of stakeholders at various levels, strong communication skills


Competitive Incentive

Career Growth Opportunities

An opportunity to represent one of the global largest shipping lines in Myanmar