Product Manager (Air Freight UAE Area), Maersk

  • Full time
  • Dubai, UAE
  • Posted 8 months ago
  • 8000-25000 AED / Month

Maersk UAE presently has an opening for devoted candidates for the position of a Product Manager Air Freight for UAE Area. Founded in 1904, 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 70,000 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.

Job Purpose of A Product Manager

  • This role drives Air growth and profitability in the UAE Area by translating global strategy and initiatives into Area Product, Carrier and performance plans.
  • Responsible for delivering a superior customer experience to Maersk customers.
  • Execution of all operations on time and on plan to support our customers success within the Air product.

Your Duties As A Product Manager (Air Freight) At Maersk

Strategy / Product Management

  • Identify market trends, opportunities and customer needs.
  • Own the execution of global initiatives and strategy within the area.
  • Build bridges between product development, operations and sales.
  • Participate in power trade lanes strategy and support to enhance routing development initiatives for the UAE Area.

Carrier & Customer Relationship Management / Procurement

  • Support the CEN function in maintaining carrier relations.
  • Drive cost reductions by optimal allocation with carriers and contracts.
  • Actively build strong relationships with customers.
  • Own customer experience.

Pricing Management

  • Area responsibility for all air freight pricing activities.
  • Strategy and Margins.

Operations Execution

  • Responsible for the end to end file execution on time and on plan to support our customers success.
  • Implement standard processes and systems within the District and ensuring documentation is in place.
  • Lead a team of 7-8, responsible for end to end file execution, ground operation, terminal and customer clearance management.

Performance Management

  • Manage and improve the performance of the service / product in the area.
  • Product profitability – Focus on maximizing revenue, EBIT and GP through upselling and cost management.
  • Strengthen the engagement with global network and drive value through the network.
  • Coach, motivate and build a high performing team.

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Who Can Apply?


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as business, supply chain management or logistics.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the air freight industry.


  • Minimum 7-10 years of experience in same role.
  • Air product knowledge including experience in product pricing and go to market strategies, route development.

Skills & Knowledge Desired

  • Lead by example and inspire your team.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Understanding of the key profitability drivers in logistics and supply chain management.
  • Strong ability to facilitate cross functional decision making and execution.
  • Strong communication & presentation skills.
  • Ability to assess risks and make informed decisions in dynamic business environment.
  • Strategic vision.
  • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams to achieve strategic objectives.

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