APL Assistant Trade Manager - Exports in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

CMA CGM, founded by Jacques R. Saadé, is a leading worldwide shipping group. Its 449 vessels call more than 420 ports in the world on all 5 continents. In 2016, they carried 15.6 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 600 agencies network, the Group employs 29,000 people worldwide, including 2,400 in its headquarters in Marseilles.


Reporting to the Trade manager for exports at Regional office, you make sure to provide all necessary assistance in term of Trade activity follow up and pricing to ensure optimization of revenue and volume loaded from the region.


Scope : exports from Middle East / Pakistan / Horn of Africa to Europe, North Africa and Asia.

You are a support of the agency network in the region by quoting agencies customer’s requests for the services you are in charge of. You are the link between the agency network in the region and your Trade manager in RO, and will have to establish a regular communication with each agency to make sure that the policy of the line is well understood and implemented in the network.

Important part of your time will be dedicated to cargo flow: daily monitoring of bookings, forecasts consolidation and management of allocation will be key to maximize vessels filling factor.

Customer visits together with agents are not a core activity of this position but remain nevertheless very important time to time in order to stay close to the reality of the activity, and better understand agents and customer needs.


You have a University degree in Business, Management or Logistics as well as over 5 years of commercial or operations experience in maritime activities.

You are fluent in English and you have good command of computer and Office tools (especially Excel). You are challenge oriented, organized and self-reliant.

Your interpersonal skills, a good sense of communication, and your team spirit make you succeed in your mission.

Please ensure you are familiar with the CMA CGM Corporate Internal Mobility guidelines