APL Area Manager (EUR/MED) in Singapore, Singapore

CMA CGM, founded by Jacques R. Saadé, is a leading worldwide shipping group. Its 504 vessels call more than 420 ports in the world on all 5 continents. In 2017, they carried 18.9 million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units).

Now headed by Rodolphe Saadé, CMA CGM enjoys a continuous growth and keeps innovating to offer its customers new maritime, terrestrial, and logistical solutions.

With a presence in 160 countries and through its 755 agencies network, the Group employs more than 30,000 people worldwide, including 2,400 in its headquarters in Marseilles.

Reporting to the Commercial Manager, the successful candidate is responsible for overall commercial activities of your assigned service(s) from Asia with target to maximize revenue, liftings and profitability.


  • Assist the Commercial Manager in overall commercial activities of your assigned service

  • Assist both Regional and Head Offices in establishing pricing policy for Asia to your assigned area

  • Handle pricing and local tenders responses for defined services and Asia areas

  • Monitor and analyze vessel performance, loading factors, daily positions and allocation prepared by the Head Office and then take necessary actions

  • Monitor and analyze Agents' weekly vessel profile and weekly performance

  • Maintain effective relationships with stakeholders, including international freight forwarders and agencies


  • Tertiary education or above, preferably in shipping, logistics management or business administration;

  • 2-3 years working experience in the maritime industry;

  • Good market knowledge and computer skills;

  • Strong communication skills and customer oriented

**Salary package (local) & job title shall commensurate with experience.

**Please send a copy of your resume to Carita.liu@apl.com & Cynthia.soh@apl.com (in word format) together with a para (or pointers) why you are suitable for the role, with the reason/s for you to consider a move from your current/latest organisation, your current/latest salary details (i.e. monthly base salary, any AWS, variable bonus and/or other fixed cash allowances), expected salary & your notice period/earliest joining date.

**Kindly note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that CMA CGM Group & APL / NOL does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, CMA CGM Group & APL / NOL 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 & APL / NOL 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 & APL / NOL.

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