Air Import/Export Coordinator Career Opportunity

Compensation: €46,000 – €51,000 EUR Annually
Type of Employment: Permanent, Full-Time

Headford Group Recruitment Overview:

Our client, a leader in the logistics field, is seeking a proficient Air Import/Export Coordinator for their Hamburg office. This pivotal position is designed for a professional skilled in handling the dynamic nature of air freight logistics. If you thrive in fast-paced environments and have a passion for ensuring the smooth transit of goods across international skies, we invite you to take on this challenge.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Spearhead the entire cycle of air import and export shipments, ensuring meticulous coordination and execution.
  • Maintain proactive communication channels with clients, airlines, and international agents to guarantee efficient cargo movement.
  • Determine the most cost-effective and efficient routing for shipments, balancing speed with economy.
  • Facilitate all necessary arrangements for the transfer of goods to and from the airport.
  • Handle the preparation and verification of essential documentation for customs and regulatory compliance.
  • Implement robust tracking systems to ensure timely updates on cargo status and expedited delivery.
  • Accurately manage billing procedures and perform financial reporting for invoicing using the Transport Management System (TMS).
  • Coordinate with internal departments to promptly resolve operational issues in accordance with company standards.
  • Meet established KPIs and handle a consistent workload in line with monthly targets.
  • Regularly liaise with global offices and clients to support file accuracy and contribute to periodic reporting.
  • Adhere to stringent operational KPIs, including but not limited to, timely documentation and shipment notifications.
  • Participate in ongoing training and development programs as directed by the company.
  • Take on additional responsibilities as needed, as directed by management.


  • In-depth understanding of air freight logistics, including regulatory requirements and documentation for international trade.
  • Proven ability to multitask and manage priorities in a time-sensitive environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to clearly articulate both verbally and in writing.
  • Strong organizational skills, with an aptitude for managing detailed tasks.

Education & Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in international shipping regulations and the handling of various commodities.
  • Familiarity with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and other compliance protocols.
  • Knowledge of air cargo industry standards and procedures.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in an air import/export role within the logistics sector.

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