APL Local Revenue Control Manager in Singapore, Singapore

Part of the CMA CGM Group, APL is one of the world’s leading ocean carriers, providing world-class container shipping and terminal services, as well as intermodal operations supported by leading-edge IT and ecommerce.

APL offers transcontinental cargo shipping across Asia, North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, the Indian subcontinent and Australia through more than 90 weekly services, calling ports in over 50 countries worldwide.


  • Manage & improve the local surcharge revenue

  • Lead the team globally between functional areas and IT in order to ensure that Pricing and Finance system is functional to support the business requirements to generate accurate local surcharge invoices, provide performance analysis report and monitor the compliance of the HO policy and process of local surcharge

  • Lead the LARA system migration for local surcharge

Key Result Areas

  • Manage & improve the Local Revenue to meet Company target

  • Build the Local Surcharge strategy / policy / process

  • Monitor Local Surcharge performance globally

  • Check the country compliance with the Head Office policy / process

  • Find new opportunities to raise the local surcharge revenue

  • Lead the LARA system migration to ensure all the APL local surcharge can captured and report in the LARA system

Key Accountabilities/Duties

  • Provide strategy and guidance of local surcharge revenue worldwide

  • Benchmark local surcharge tariff among the competitors

  • Lead to review and increase the country local surcharge tariff

  • Define the Local Surcharge policy / process.

  • Monitor country / region compliance with the Head Office policy / process.

  • Provide the Local Surcharge revenue performance analysis to the management

  • Prepare presentation to the Management meeting

  • Prepare the budget of the local surcharge

  • Identify the As-IS and To-Be process for Local Surcharge to prepare the on-boarding of LARA

  • Coordinate with Core LARA project to meet the project milestones

  • Lead the Change Management for the LARA on-boarding.

  • Coordinate with Core LARA project team and country / GSSC for the training.

  • Find new initiatives to increase the local surcharge revenue

  • Provide the AD Hoc analysis per superior

Position requirements


Bachelor’s Degree preferably in business analysis, business management or economics from an established and reputable university is a prerequisite.


  • Managing the Revenue / Cost Control

  • Significant working experience in Carrier’s Trade / Pricing or Customer Service functions

  • Project management, prefer to have experience of migration system;

  • Experience at both front line office and regional head office will be preferred.

  • At least 2 years of Managerial experience

Skill Sets

  • Strong analytical thinking and problem solving skill

  • Strong written and verbal communication/interpersonal skill to communicate effectively with all levels of employees

  • Program / Project Management skill

  • Organization and planning skill

  • Information technology including advanced MS office skill

  • Leadership and management skill

  • Excellent MS Office skill

Desired competencies (typical)

  • Thorough knowledge and use of information

  • Knowledge of shipping business/industry

  • Technology related tools for analysis, reporting and decision making purposes

  • Familiarity with APL systems including Walker, BVA, CPAS and STAR

  • Experience in Business Process Management

  • Ability to handle stress

  • Ability to deal with details

  • Dealing with Ambiguity

  • Drive for result

Desired competencies (nice to have)

  • Creativity and innovative thinking.

  • Experience in other shipping line functions like Sales, Operation and/or Finance.

  • Team building capability

APL is part of the successful CMA CGM Group, the world's 3rd largest container shipping company