APL Trade Manager (CIMEX) 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.

The successful candidate will be responsible to assist the Commercial Manager in overall pricing and commercial activities of ASIA to Middle East Gulf / Indian subcontinent trades to optimize loadings and maximize revenue and profitability. He/she will be commercially astute and be able to identify new business opportunities and generate sales leads where possible.


  • Manage pricing and contribution analysis for the designated countries and trades

  • Monitor and analyse Agent’s performances against allocations so as to ensure optimal loadings

  • Entry point for selected key accounts, including customer visits, rate negotiation, service promotion, follow up support

  • Occasional travel required to the designated countries

  • Prepare reports/market studies/competitor analysis and perform other tasks as required by Management

  • Any other ad hoc projects as assigned


  • Degree in Shipping or Logistics Management

  • Minimum 5 years experience in shipping preferred

  • Solid working experience preferably in pricing management or all related activities in regional / principal level in shipping industry

**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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