About this position
We are looking for an experienced Export Manager to join our fast-growing international business. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of international trade, including developing new export markets, managing existing customer relationships, and ensuring compliance with all regulations and laws. The Export Manager will be expected to have an in-depth knowledge of global trade and a keen eye for detail. They must be highly organized and have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. If you have a passion for international trade and the drive to succeed, we want to hear from you.

1. Develop and implement export strategies to maximize profits and minimize costs
2. Prepare export documentation such as invoices, packing lists and bills of lading
3. Establish and manage relationships with international partners, including distributors, agents and vendors
4. Monitor international regulations and compliance requirements
5. Negotiate shipping contracts and freight forwarding agreements
6. Liaise with customs authorities and other government bodies to ensure compliance with regulations
7. Develop and maintain export databases, records and reports
8. Monitor market trends, competitor activities and customer feedback
9. Address customer inquiries and complaints
10. Develop and implement continuous improvement initiatives to optimize export operations

• Proven experience in export business, preferably in the same industry
• Thorough knowledge of foreign trade regulations and compliance requirements
• Excellent knowledge of market data and dynamics
• Strong negotiation and problem-solving skills
• Ability to travel abroad to meet with clients and develop business relationships

Continuous improvement
Fishbone Diagram Total Quality Management
Cost control
Budgeting Cost Control Cost of goods sold Cost reductionStandard Costs Variance analysis
Inventory Management
Inventory Control Inventory Management Managing Orders Product Assortment Stock Management
Logistics Management
Partnership Development
Channel Relationship Management Joint Ventures Partner Development Partner Relationship ManagementPartnerships Startup Development Strategic AlliancesStrategic Partnerships
Procurement & Purchasing
Procurement Purchasing Strategic SourcingSubcontracting Supplier Negotiation Supply Managementbidding
Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP)
Sales & Operation Planning
Customer Orientation
Demonstrating positive attitude towards resolution Solving customer issues within timelines Understanding customer needs
Planning and organizing
Clarifying expectations of self and others Goal setting, planning and priorization Taking timely actions to ensure obligations are met

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