APL APL Sales Support Coordinator in Melbourne, Australia

APL, one of the world's leading ocean carriers, offers more than 90 weekly services and call ports in over 50 countries worldwide and provides container transportation through an international shipping network which combines high-quality intermodal operations with advanced technology, equipment and e-commerce.

APL is part of the CMA CGM Group, the world's third largest container shipping company with headquarters in Marseilles, France. The Group offers a complete range of activities including shipping, handling facilities in port as well as logistics on land. The Australian group consists of CMA CGM Australia, ANL Container Line Pty Ltd (a wholly owned subsidiary of CMA CGM group) and APL (a wholly owned subsidiary of CMA CGM group) with centralised offices in Melbourne and branch offices in all Australian states.

We now have a Sales Support Coordinator vacancy in the APL Commercial team in Melbourne. Reporting to the Sales Manager, this position is responsible for providing good, timely and informative administrative and sales support to the Outside Sales Representatives, Sales Managers and assist them in developing customer relationships and responding to customer enquiries, such as providing quotations, information and pricing details, especially for spot customers and other customers requiring fast responses.

To be successful in this role, you MUST have –

• Australian citizenship or permanent residence.

• Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal

• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to foster relationships with customers.

• Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.

• Strong customer service focus.

• Minimum 1 year experience in a sales related environment within shipping/freight forwarding.

This is a great opportunity for a proactive individual looking to build a career within the Shipping industry. These positions are available immediately. If you have the right skills and attitude, we would like to hear from you!