DFDS Be Part of the Movement

Team Lead, Operations| Trailer department | DFDS Logistics AS

We are looking for a Team Lead in DFDS Logistics AS

Do you want to be a valued part of the critical infrastructure that serves communities across Europe and beyond? Are you looking for a position in which you can set direction and help shape our company, If so, you could be our next Team Lead for Operations in Trailer Department at DFDS Logistics AS

About the role  

Be part of the movement - and play your part.  

We are looking for an experienced team leader with a passion for managing others. It is important that you are a good communicator as you will work close with our operational team locally and DFDS offices in UK and on the continent. As a part of the role you will speak with customers and subcontractors face to face, therefore good customer service skills are a must to be successful in this position. You will be expected to record and share Customer KPI’s, both internally (through our internal management teams) and externally.

At DFDS, we are looking for someone who can be flexible and adaptable to business needs.

The Team Lead for Operations responsibilities will include but will not be limited to the following:

  • Lead and support the local team

  • Maintain close dialog with the operational DFDS teams abroad to ensure good collaboration

  • Have contact with subcontracted and 3d part hauliers 

  • Follow up invoicing / cost registration in time for month closure

About you 

We think the strongest teams are built on diversity and inclusivity.
Contrasting opinions, varied skills and strong characters bring out the best in us all. With this in mind, we think that:

  • You have an operational excellence combined with a good financial sense

  • You are an energetic and inspirational leader with focus to develop a high-performance based culture and with the ability to communicate, influence and elevate performance across all levels of an organization.

  • You have ability to contribute and promote a good and including working environment


Working at DFDS  

Join the movement and grow with us.  

While you’re with us, we want you to develop yourself and grow. We’ll encourage you to challenge yourself to acquire new skills and perspectives.  

Who We Are

We are a transport and logistics company providing the safe, reliable and efficient movement of people and goods - more than 13,000 colleagues, all committed to transforming our business into a greener and more digitised operation. We are proud of our role as part of the critical infrastructure serving customers and communities across Europe and further afield.

In addition, DFDS has an industry leading E.S.G. (Environmental, Social and Governance) agenda including a zero-emission vessel planned for 2025 and a strong focus on local de-carbonisation initiatives where you will have a big role to play.  We are currently working in deploying the largest order ever of electric trucks in our network, an important step in realising our decarbonisation targets set by the Logistics Division and in alignment with recognised frameworks. A further spotlight is placed on increasing diversity and inclusion, doing business the right way in line with our code of conduct and ethics policies along with local citizenship initiatives to give back to the communities within which we live and work.

Are we a match? Then what are you waiting for? Apply Now.  

If you think your personality, skills, experience and ambition match this role, we’d love to hear from you. Send us your resume as soon as possible as we’re keen to meet potential candidates on an ongoing basis.   

Is there something you need to know, that we haven’t covered here, please do not hesitate to reach out to Mikael Närman, General Manager, Logistics Division - minar@dfds.com

We look forward to hearing from you.  



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Brobekk, Oslo