Profession move manager

Move managers coordinate all the resources and activities comprised in moving services. They work together with clients to define the requirements of the service and adapt it to their demands. They manage communication with shipping companies, planners, and movers to assure compliance, business efficiency, and client satisfaction.

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Personality Type

  • Enterprising / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Transportation methods

    Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and optimal work strategies.

  • Financial capability

    Financial operations such as calculations, cost estimations, budget management taking relevant commercial and statistical data into account such as data for materials, supplies and manpower.

  • Cost management

    The process of planning, monitoring and adjusting the expenses and revenues of a business in order to achieve cost efficiency and capability.

  • Health and safety measures in transportation

    The body of rules, procedures and regulations related to health and safety measures intended to prevent accidents or incidents in transportation.

  • Project management

    Understand project management and the activities which comprise this area. Know the variables implied in project management such as time, resources, requirements, deadlines, and responding to unexpected events.

Skills

  • Give instructions to staff

    Give instructions to subordinates by employing various communication techniques. Adjust communication style to the target audience in order to convey instructions as intended.

  • Manage inventory

    Control product inventory in balance of availability and storage costs.

  • Manage budgets

    Conduct cost estimates and budget planning. Monitor the budget, as well as costs and expenses. Forecast the budget development continuously. Report on the budget.

  • Analyse requirements for moving goods

    Analyse goods to be relocated and their moving requirements. Check requirements and prepare actions to ensure appropriate transport of goods.

  • Manage logistics

    Create logistic framework for transporting goods to customers and for receiving returns, execute and follow up the logistics processes and guidelines.

  • Communicate with customers

    Respond to and communicate with customers in the most efficient and appropriate manner to enable them to access the desired products or services, or any other help they may require.

  • Advise clients on moving services

    Provide clients with information with regard to moving services. Advise clients on services, modalities, relocation possibilities, and aspects which must be taken into consideration when planning a move.

  • Use communication devices

    Operate communication devices in order to interact with customers, colleagues, and others.

  • Identify financial resources

    Estimate administrative and communication costs, artist fees according to existing applicable agreements, rental costs, and production costs.

  • Liaise with transportation companies

    Establish relationships with transportation companies in order to negotiate advantageous agreements for the transport of goods and livestock.

  • Perform project management

    Manage and plan various resources, such as human resources, budget, deadline, results, and quality necessary for a specific project, and monitor the project's progress in order to achieve a specific goal within a set time and budget.

  • Obtain permits for use of public spaces

    Liaise with city authorities to obtain permits for the use of public spaces for a variety of purposes.

  • Manage staff

    Manage employees and subordinates, working in a team or individually, to maximise their performance and contribution. Schedule their work and activities, give instructions, motivate and direct the workers to meet the company objectives. Monitor and measure how an employee undertakes their responsibilities and how well these activities are executed. Identify areas for improvement and make suggestions to achieve this. Lead a group of people to help them achieve goals and maintain an effective working relationship among staff.

  • Liaise between the client and various transportation services

    Serve as an intermediary between the customer and various transportation services.

  • Maintain financial records

    Keep track of and finalise all formal documents representing the financial transactions of a business or project.

Optional knowledge and skills

encourage teams for continuous improvement animal transport regulations leasing process prepare resources for loading activities handle shipment paperwork continuous improvement philosophies supervise loading of cargo supervise unloading of cargo hazards associated with loading dangerous goods consider constraints in maritime shipping make time-critical decisions prepare shipments in time animal transportation vehicles ensure that shipment contents correspond with shipping documentation manage the transportation of animals