Airfreight Project Specialist

Maersk Published: June 4, 2024
Hoofddorp, Netherlands
Job Type


AP Moller - Maersk is an integrated container logistics company working to connect and simplify its customer's supply chains.

As the global leader in shipping services, the company operates in 130 countries and employs roughly 100,000 people.

With simple end-to-end offering of products and digital services, seamless customer engagement and a superior end-to-end delivery network, Maersk enables its customers to trade and grow by transporting goods anywhere - all over the world.

As Maersk Airfreight continues with its ambitious growth trajectory, we are searching for an experienced Airfreight Project Specialist in Europe.

As our Airfreight Manager you will be fully responsible to organize complex airfreight movements.

You will also be in charge of the operational process, but also of the financial success of the individual special cargo movement in Europe and other regions around the world.

This varied position is open to be primary filled in Amsterdam / Netherlands.

Your tasks:

  • Manage transport project from receiving the booking until delivery at end destination
  • Align all aspects of the transport with the customer project manager
  • Pre-book space with airlines according to requirements
  • Book local transport capacity from factory to Airport of departure
  • Align with destination team for receipt of cargo and final mile
  • Organize side supervision at airport and plane loading
  • Highlight any risks as soon as possible
  • Supervise personally or through agent the plane loading
  • Monitor and update the customer about every process step
  • Evaluate project after finalizing (any lessons learned?)
  • Issues of the movement to Capacity manager and Global control tower

Key measures:

  • Transport or individual system
  • Perform constant updates to the customer
  • Ensuring customer-MAERSK alignment on all related processes, bookings, commitments

Individual key objectives:

  • Execution of complex air freight shipments transport process
  • Financial (project cost)

Your profile :

  • Strong connection with airlines
  • Experience with capacity
  • Project management skills
  • Management and booking processes
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization
  • Very strong customer focus
  • Fluent in English is a requirement, with any additional language(s) being an advantage
  • Good interpersonal, communication and excellent negotiating skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Personality: passionate, result-oriented, problem-solver, self-starter, well-structured, professional

MAERSK offers you :

  • Competitive salary and bonus package
  • Flexible working arrangement
  • Start-up mentality within a +100,000 employee corporate company
  • International environment with excellent training development opportunities and global career prospects
  • Empowerment and trust
  • Strong values ​​foundation

If you share our commitment and motivation without reservation, bring passion to your job and want to make a difference, you've come to the right place.

Good training is a matter of course for us.

Have we sparked your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your application! Apply quickly and easily using the "Apply online" button.

We actively work to address systemic bias and support representation. We therefore encourage all to apply and let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments to be made for your recruitment process.

For more information on what an inclusive environment means to Maersk please visit the diversity page on our careers website.

As part of our pre-employment screening, we ask you to provide a VOG and VGB.


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